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GUM

b. 1990 | ORIGIN: NORTHAM, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Jay Watson (born 27 May 1990) is an Australian multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the psychedelic rock bands Tame Impala and Pond. Watson records solo material under the name GUM and has released three albums under this name.
Under the Gum moniker, Watson released Delorean Highway digitally in Australia on 30 May 2014. Most of the material had been recorded in 2011, leaving Watson to note that "when it finally came out it felt so good! But it felt so old to me". An LP release of Delorean Highway was restricted to a thousand copies. The album was described as as a collection of "paranoid pop songs" that are "mostly about falling in love and all of the things that he [Watson] thinks are going to kill him."
In September 2014, Watson recorded his second album "Glamorous Damage" in London with the assistance of Jerome Watson. Flash In The Pan, his third album released on November 11, 2016.

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Anesthetized Lesson (Kevin Parker Remix)


"Dance-infused track reminiscent of the early to mid-2000s electro-rock"

CF | 1201 DAYS AGO