Episode 54: Chet Faker

“Gold”

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Chet Faker is the stage name of Australian singer and songwriter Nick Murphy. His debut album, Built on Glass, won five ARIA Awards, Australia’s version of the Grammys, including Best Male Artist, Producer of the Year, and Best Independent Album. In this episode, Nick breaks down the song “Gold” from that album, and traces the journey it took from a dream, to a cover, to a love song.

Buy “Gold” on iTunes.

Watch the music video:

Apple used “Gold” in their video announcing their gold Macbooks:

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