By Niamh Christian
Newcastle’s Andrew Cushin releases emotional new single, ‘Where’s My Family Gone’. A deep track exploring dark feelings, featuring and produced by the renowned Noel Gallagher. The twenty one year old has created quite a reputation for himself by selling out his hometown show at The Cluny before officially he had even released any music. He then went on to supporting Two Door Cinema Club at Newcastle’s Unity Arena huge socially distanced outdoor show.
Speaking on the song, Andrew explain’s how it was written while he was going through a tough time and the lyrics came from a place of isolation.
Written in a little hotel room in Leeds before a gig, it was originally a much darker track until Noel put his influence to it. The Rock and Roll Star Noel Gallagher discovered Cushin after he hearing an early demo of his single ‘Waiting For The Rain’, to which Noel commented on saying he had a “great natural voice”. As their relationship grew, Gallagher ended up offering to produce, play guitar and sing backing vocals for ‘Where’s My Family Gone’.
Along with the song, Cushin has released a video to go along with it, filmed in various locations around Newcastle and directed by Dan Hepple. There video tells an emotive story of someone torn through thoughts of the past and present.