GOOD WILSON

© Gabriel Hyden

Good Wilson are Günther Paulitsch, Alex Connaughton, Mario Fartacek and Julian Pieber from Austria. Together they invented a brand-new music style they refer to as “sky gaze” – dream pop for starring at the sky and letting the mind drift off. The ethereal but catchy sound structure decoys the listener into letting go of everyday life and completely disconnect from reality. Almost like soaking up sunshine outside a pub on the first day of spring, sky gazing and sipping on a glass of wine – you mentally leave everything behind and it feels like teleporting yourself onto a lonely but beautiful island, away from all your problems. The next morning you wake up slightly sunburned and hungover, but with a smile on your face. That’s what their debut single “Walk The Talk” sounds like.

"Walk The Talk" is about spending all night in a bar but at the same time longing for intimate togetherness. It’s about searching for someone or something to hold on to, in order to stay in reality and not drift off into some sort of parallel universe where it’s easy to forget what’s really important. At a pinch this someone or something is a volleyball, which becomes your best friend. Because even if you have an island of your dreams all by yourself, you long for some company. The video for “Walk The Talk” is set in between reality and parallel existence. Volleyballs continually smack on Günther’s head, fondly reminding him to stay in reality.

With their second single “Divine” Good Wilson stick to their signature sky-gaze vibes.

 

“The song deals with setting goals in life. However, striving to achieve these goals comes with certain precognition, which can be very scary and overwhelming. When you set your goals too high, the weight of their importance can crush you. It’s hard to divine what you truly believe in, your principles and whether to believe in yourself.” 

 

“Trying to find something to believe in, something that drives you, your very own personal purpose of life – that’s the biggest challenge ever. Reminiscing about the past, the concept of time becomes inverted and continuously forces us to reflect and justify decisions to no one but ourselves.”