2018 will be an important year for Gold Coast singer / songwriter Straalen. After releasing his first EP in January 2017 Straalen has released the third and final single from his self titled debut EP. Hollow is a song that is very personal to Straalen. The song was released on April 17, 2018 and is essentially about Straalen’s personal journey through a period of suffering Depression. “Hollow” carries a message of looking out for your friends and family who may find themselves in the same depressed situation - show them that there is always help available.
The first single off his debut EP was "Be Mine Tonight". Released in late 2016 as a lead in to the release of the EP, this song and video received an amazing reaction from countries all over the world and is on it way to achieving 2 million Spotify streams. The second single from the EP “Help” is sitting at close to 500,000 Spotify streams and both songs have a combined video tally of over 700,000 views.
The good news for Straalen's fans is that there is new music on the way. A second EP has been recorded with 5 new songs written by Straalen during his recent song writing trips into Sydney to work with a number of co-writers. The end result of these writing trips was a swag of new songs that herald the next phase of Straalen's career.
Stay tuned for new music from Straalen over the coming months.