PREMIERE – John Muirhead releases new single, “Traveller”

Toronto, ON-based indie-folk artist John Muirhead has teamed up with us at Canadian Beats to unveil his newest roots-rock track, “Traveller”.

“Traveller” tackles big questions: What is our purpose? Where are we going next? Do we have control of our ultimate destination?

John shares on the single,

“Traveller is a song I wrote at a time where I felt stuck (don’t we all these days…).

I was thinking a lot about my own path in life, the burdens and responsibilities I carry along said path, and how much or how little my actions impacted my destination. I was worried that I was destined to be the way I was forever – lost.

Around the same time, I was reading a book called The Alchemist, which touches on a lot of the same themes. I was deeply inspired by the book, finishing it in only a couple of nights. I wrote the song right after I finished the book, and the main character, Santiago, got a mention in the lyrics.

The song was produced by Taylor Lucas. Together we created the song with the goal of creating something that felt classic – inspired by the likes of Harvest era Neil Young, The Band, and Bob Dylan. I think we did a pretty good job of that.

I hope this song makes you feel good, and inspires you if you’re feeling stuck.”

Check out “Traveller” below, and stay up to date with John via his socials.

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