Singer, songwriter and producer Big Wild (aka Jackson Stell) marks his first release of the new decade with fresh single ‘Touch’, out 13th May on Counter Records, and it’s a revelation.
‘Touch’ is a disco-infused, bright indie single with pop undertones that ramps up the rich, colourful emotion that Big Wild has become known for. The energetic release ventures into new stylistic frontiers for Big Wild, serving as a departure from previous releases characterised by electronic influences.
‘Touch’ explores the conflict of longing for a loved one, a theme eerily relevant today, yet coincidentally Stell wrote the song entirely prior to the pandemic, and was originally set to debut the release at Coachella Festival this past April. Inspired by long stretches of being on tour, Stell acknowledges that the period of living on the road, apart from his partner, in some ways proved a microcosm for the now universal sentiment of being physically distant from one another.