Jack Antonoff Releases New Song "Shadow" For Bleachers Project

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Jack Antonoff announced his new project Bleachers with the release of the debut single "I Wanna Get Better".

Founding member of the band FUN., singer and songwriter of the beloved New Jersey band Steel Train, Antonoff wrote and co-produced the Bleachers debut single alongside producer John Hill.

Bleachers' debut album will be released later this spring and features producer John Hill as well as Vince Clarke and other collaborators.

Antonoff has just released a new song for his Bleachers project, titled "Shadow".

""Shadow" was one of the first songs I wrote for Bleachers. It started as that loop beat, 1 electric and the arp juno in the chorus. Over the past year I would add something like once a month - vocal samples, bomb sounds, acoustic guitars etc etc.

It became the blue print for how the whole album was made.

The song is about a New Yorker article I read about how everyone has a shadow, or a lesser version of themselves that only they can see.

For example: I'm probably not the worst, but my shadow is a piece of garbage who is always the loudest person in the room and everyone can't stand."

Hailing from New Jersey, 29 year old Jack Antonoff has been in the music scene for over a decade. In 2002, with Jack as the lead singer, the success of New Jersey born indie rock band Steel Train was well underway. Steel Train's cult following lead them to make their national television debut on Late Night With Conan O'Brien and later appeared on Late Show With David Letterman. In 2008, Jack joined Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost to form the Grammy award winning fun..

In addition to being a multi-talented musician, Jack is a critically acclaimed songwriter and producer. His achievements include co-writing fun.'s Grammy award winning song "We Are Young" and Grammy nominated album Some Nights, and he received a Golden Globe nomination for his collaboration with Taylor Swift on her song "Sweeter Than Fiction." Jack has also worked with Sara Bareilles, co-writing her Grammy nominated hit "Brave", and Canadian Indie icons Tegan and Sara.

Jack is set to release the debut album for new project Bleachers later this spring. For more information and updates on tour dates and releases, be sure to visit www.bleachersmusic.com.