Jonah Mutono’s ‘Shoulders’ Is About Loneliness And The Search For Connection

HIs beautiful new video was shot in Uganda…

It’s time for Jonah Mutono to step out into the light.

Previously working on music under a pseudonym, he wanted his work to stand alone – with no shows, or interviews.

But now that’s changed. Grasping his own name, Jonah Mutono’s soulful message is one you can’t ignore, signing a new deal and working on new material.

‘Shoulders’ is the first step of this journey, a song about loneliness, and the search for connection in a world that increasingly isolates us from one another.

Out now, it’s rooted in that beautifully humane vocal from Jonah, with the billowing arrangement allowing him to reach a fresh level of artistry.

Isaac Eastgate directs the video, which was filmed in Uganda. Jonah Mutono comments:

“We are are so lonely these days. This old school sex therapist I stan, Dr. Ruth, talks about how she worries that Millennials aren’t finding lasting connections. In my experience that’s on point.”

“A woman put her head on my shoulder in a NY subway train – and it became a daydream about the rest of my life. I still secretly want an ever after despite life having taught me otherwise.”

“With ‘Shoulders’ I wanted to capture that feeling of big love in spite of that.”

Tune in now.

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