Noah Kahan Releases Video for New Single, "Mess"
Noah Kahan has released the video for his new single, “Mess.” Produced by Kahan’s frequent collaborator Joel Little (Lorde, Khalid), the song has already received praise from Billboard, NYLON, Idolator, EARMILK, Baeble, Ones To Watch and more.
Of the inspiration behind the video, Noah says, “I initially called ‘Mess’ ‘Feed the Dogs’ because my pups were a huge part of the inspiration for the tune. When I was in Vermont after high school, they were my only company during what was a lonesome time. With that in mind, I knew I had to make the music video be centered around dogs. Despite my dogs’ jealousy, we got 11 trained professional dogs (who were way more famous than me) for the shoot in LA and shot a video I really loved. Hope you guys like it too!”
“Mess” follows the global success of Kahan’s breakout singles, “Hurt Somebody” and “False Confidence.” With over 200 million global streams to date, “Hurt Somebody” is triple platinum in Australia and gold in Canada, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland and New Zealand; and it peaked at #1 on the Top 40 radio charts in Australia for three weeks, making it the third most played song on the Australian airwaves in all of 2018 where Noah has become one of the most buzzworthy new acts. “False Confidence” continues to grow with over 16 million streams to date and peaked in the top 5 at Triple A radio in the U.S.
Noah Kahan is currently on the road with James Bay this month on his North American tour. He will also be joining Dean Lewis on his headline tour in Europe and the U.K. in April. See the full list of upcoming dates below. Tickets are available now at www.NoahKahan.com/tour.
In two short years, music quite literally carried 22-year-old singer, songwriter and artist Noah Kahan around the world—a long way from his native Strafford, VT (pop. 1,045) and the 133-acre tree farm where he resides. On the trip, the alternative troubadour notched an international hit in the form of “Hurt Somebody” [feat. Julia Michaels], while his singles “Young Blood” and “False Confidence” also racked up millions of streams and he sold out headline tours in North America, Europe, and the UK and hit the road with artists like George Ezra and Leon Bridges. Not to mention, he has garnered critical acclaim from Billboard, Stereogum, Clash, Idolator, and more. In the midst of this whirlwind, he assembled his upcoming full-length debut album. The first single “Mess” illuminates his marked growth as a songwriter and storyteller by way of its biting lyrics and undeniable sing-a-long, underscoring a heartwarming and often hilarious portrait of hometown longing.
UPCOMING TOUR DATES:
March 14 Toronto, ON Sony Centre for the Performing Arts^
March 16 Montreal, QC Place Des Arts^
March 18 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre^
March 19 Chicago, IL The Riviera Theatre^
March 20 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre^
March 22 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium^
March 23 Salt Lake City, UT The Union Event Center^
March 25 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern^
March 27 Oakland, CA Fox Theater^
March 30 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall^
March 31 Vancouver, BC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre^
April 3 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre^
April 6 Frankfurt, Germany Gibson*
April 7 Zurich, Switzerland Kaufleuten*
April 8 Munich, Germany Backstage Werk*
April 10 Hamburg, Germany Docks*
April 11 Berlin, Germany Astra Kulturhaus*
April 13 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso*
April 14 Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique*
April 15 London, UK O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire*
April 16 London, UK O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire*
April 18 Glasgow, UK St Luke’s*
April 19 Manchester, UK O2 Ritz*
April 21 Dublin, Ireland Vicar Street*
^ Supporting James Bay
* Supporting Dean Lewis