“Museum” is the third outing from Maltese’s new album, following January’s title-track “Driving Simply To Drive” and October’s “Mom”, and lands with a video directed by Anna Patarakina.
Maltese says of the monitor, which options backing vocals from Sorry’s Asha Lorenz, “This music, together with “Mom”, was actually a constructing block for the album. It got here from actually reflecting on my relationship to my hometown of Studying. You alter rather a lot however these locations maintain these totally different variations of your self that you simply have been and which you could’t change. I at all times couldn’t wait to depart Studying… it had that middle-ground feeling between metropolis and countryside, and I craved the town. It’s humorous as a result of I’ve typically felt like my life didn’t actually start till I moved to London at 18. In some ways in which’s true, but in addition there’s an entire life lived on this different place that I’ve frankly by no means actually needed to consider or write about.”
He provides, “I like my present self greater than my teenage self, however I additionally realised it’s a disgrace to not see how the current is so intertwined and indebted to the previous. Daily you’ve lived shapes who you’ve grow to be, and Studying has been house for lots of these days, even when it isn’t now. Even reacting in opposition to it has formed me. I feel I lastly really feel much more like I need to embrace it, even when I can’t relate to these years as a lot anymore.”
Driving Simply To Drive will comply with Maltese’s 2021 album Good Morning It’s Now Tomorrow, and noticed him work with producer Josh Scarbrow. “I’m dangerous at letting go to make another person assist me, however I’ve received higher,” Maltese says. “Sharing these moments in actual life with one other individual is simply very nice. Josh hadn’t made an album earlier than which I cherished, and likewise working with somebody my age ended up being actually essential.”