Watch Coyote Music's Social Media on April 15th for "Goon" to Drop
Unfortunately "Goon" is becoming more relevant every single day.
This week nationwide anger, frustration, and sadness have continued to mount on the heels of the unnecessarily violent traffic stop of Army office Caron Nazario and the senseless killing of Daunte Wright, which occurred just 20 miles from the Derek Chauvin trial. All the while, much of the country wonders why a trial is even so involved for what we all witnessed over a period of minutes: the needless killing of a completely defenseless George Floyd, who'd already been rendered completely unconscious.
Sonya Jevette and Adrian Conner united their songwriting forces to write and record "Goon" earlier this year, but inspired by the emotions that continue to compound almost day in our news and social media feeds.
On Thursday, April 15th, Coyote Music couldn't be more proud to World Premiere the "Goon" video. It's grass roots. It's visceral and from the heart. This song and video are what you get when two musicians ask themselves, "What can we do?" With limited resources and collaboration limited during the pandemic, the duo have created this work of musical and visual art to express themselves.
Sonya is a blues/folk influenced singer-songwriter and Adrian a guitar maven known best for her portrayal of Angus Young in Hell's Belles, the renowned all-female AC/DC tribute band. And while their musical paths have been quite different to date, they could not be more clearly focused on the topic at hand.
For folks that
disagree with me
I just don’t have the energy
To let you be you
And me be me
Cause when you are you
You threaten me
Sonya offers perspective on where we're at today. "Women's rights are only 100 years old, and we still have a long way to go before you can say there's 'equality'." Simply put, "We have to learn to treat each other better or we'll turn into chaos. As a society we have got to protect women, people of color. We all have to protect each other. It just doesn't make sense to not treat each other kindly."
Updated relevant dates for the release of "Goon" include:
- Tuesday, April 6: "Goon" premieres on Austin City Limits Radio, 94.1FM
- Friday, April 9: "Goon" enters rotation on Pure Austin Music Radio
- Sunday, April 11: "Goon" spin on Lone Star State of Mind, 97.1FM
- Thursday, April 15: "Goon" lyric video worldwide premiere on coyotemusic.com
- Thursday, April 15: "Goon" available on all major streaming services
- Saturday, April 17: "Goon" added to rotation on KA Radio
- Wednesday, April 21 at 8PM: "Goon" video premieres on AustinMusicTV
Follow Sonya and Adrian on their social media, look for upcoming performances, and more at sonyajevette.com and adrianconner.com.