Johnathan|Christian releases new single ‘Hurt’ feat. Thomas Gabriel

The songwriter and producer of modern goth and darkwave known as Johnathan|Christian has released their latest official single, “Hurt.”

Johnathan|Christian’s “Hurt” also features the talents of Thomas Gabriel, Clause Larsen (Leæther Strip) and multi-media artist Victor Devilbliss AKA Michael Bann (Advent Sleep).

The single has been released concurrently with the “Leæther Strip” and “Michael Bann” remixes for an approximate total listening time of 13 minutes. It has been proudly published as an independent release without the involvement of the corporate music industry. Sonorous, melancholy, and entirely heartfelt, “Hurt” showcases Johnathan|Christian as one of the most intriguing modern goth and darkwave artists of the year so far and promises that they has plenty more where that came from.

Darkwave and death rock’s Johnathan|Christian cites as main artistic influences Depeche Mode, Joy Division Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Mission, Muse, Radiohead, Christian Death, Killing Joke, Skinny Puppy, and Leæther Strip. Johnathan|Christian’s own sound takes elements from each of these and adds something fresh and unique for a result unlike anything today’s music fans have heard before. With an emphasis on passion, vocal delivery and instrumentation, “Hurt” by Johnathan|Christian has a little something for everybody.

Asked to describe the overall meaning of “Hurt,” Johnathan|Christian writes: “While Johnathan|Christian were working on their latest album, Henry Vaccaro Jr. reached out to propose a collaboration with a family member of a very special musical clan.

My father was a close friend of Johnny Cash, whom he had met through his role with the Kramer Guitar Company which grew to become the largest American Manufacturer of electric guitars in the 1980s. My dad was a huge Johnny Cash fan and brought the entire band guitars in 1976 and our families have been friends ever since. I first met his oldest grandson, Thomas [Gabriel] when we were children, and now watching him break out on his own, I was blown away by his uncanny vocal resemblance to his grandfather. His phrasing, tone, spirit, drive and humility are all these remarkable traits passed down from the Man in Black. I was already a fan of Johnathan|Christian and when I first heard Thomas covering ‘Hurt’ I thought between both parties, they would not only pay homage to Thomas’ grandfather but also to the original Trent Reznor version.”

Their current official bio relates: “For Johnathan|Christian members Johnathan Mooney and Tiger Koehn, coming up with something that would remotely do any kind of justice to both originals was a daunting task.

‘Trent Reznor’s “Hurt” was such an emotional song that told a very dark tale,’ says Mooney, ‘and then you have Johnny Cash’s version and that was like a huge kick in the stomach that just left you speechless in it’s rawness.’

For this to work, it was important for Johnathan|Christian to tell the story in a different musical light.

‘While Johnny Cash sings about all that’s left, I felt that grandson Thomas, whom while also had his own share of demons, is now on the beginning of a journey.’ Says Mooney. ‘An “Empire of dirt” is not only what we end with, but it’s also all we start with.’”

Johnathan|Christian’s previous releases such as 2013’s “Beautiful Hideous” have garnered more than 2.5 million streams.

Hurt” by Johnathan|Christian on the LABEL label is available from over 600 quality digital music stores online worldwide now. Get in early, modern goth and darkwave fans.

-S. McCauley

Lead Press Release Writer

www.MondoTunes.com

Hurt” by Johnathan|Christian –


https://www.amazon.com/Johnathan-Christian-feat-Thomas-Gabriel/dp/B07H3JD9K1/

Johnathan|Christian Official Website –

http://jCHRISTIANMUSIC.COM

johnathan@jchristianmusic.com

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Transatlantic trio Johnathan Christian release new single ‘One Last Night’

Dark alternative artists Johnathan Christian have released their latest official single, “One Last Night.” The track is the most prominent release from the shadowy alt-rock group since their 2015 LP album, “The Nothing I Feel.” Like the rest of their contemporary repertoire, “One Last Night” has been proudly published as an independent release without the direction of the corporate music industry. Dark, driving, and evocatively danceable, “One Last Night” is the latest reason for fans of dark-wave styles to sit up and pay attention to this alternative music group from Stockholm, Sweden and Los Angeles, California.

Until recently, Johnathan Christian were Johnathan Mooney (the New Creatures, New York City) and Christian Granquist (the Atom; Stockholm, Sweden). For their upcoming third full-length record, “Dark Hallways,” they have been joined by drummer and producer Tiger Koehn (also of the New Creatures).

Johnathan Christian cite as influences for their new “One Last Night” single such legends of the death rock and gothic sound as Siouxsie & the Banshees, Joy Division, Blue for Two, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, and Christian Death. Fans of any or all of the above can expect much to appreciate in “One Last Night,” and if it’s any indication, in their forthcoming LP, too.

Johnathan Christian’s previous two LPs racked up over 2.5 million streams and sales, easily making them one of the more popular gothic/alternative crews. Their consistent quality clutched the interest of Danish electro-industrial pioneer Leæther Strip (Claus Larsen) who lent his skill as producer to “One Last Night.”

“It was really great for me to work on this fine new song,” writes Leæther Strip. “‘One last night’ is one of those songs I wish I had composed myself. As a fellow songwriter, it’s always a privilege to get to produce and mix a song that is so well composed and arranged.”

“One Last Night” by Johnathan Christian and produced by Leæther Strip is available from over 700 quality music stores online worldwide now. Also watch for the “Dark Hallways” LP due out winter 2017. Get in early, fans of dark music everywhere. Very early.

-S. McCauley

Lead Press Release Writer

http://www.MondoTunes.com

“One Last Night” by Johnathan Christian –
https://www.amazon.com/One-Last-Night-Explicit/dp/B072HCYBCD/
Official Website –

http://jchristianmusic.com/