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Today, Jordan Klassen makes his long awaited return, sharing “Virtuous Circle”, the first new music since 2017’s Big Intruder. “I wrote ‘Virtuous Circle’ at a time in my life where I felt surrounded by a lot of death primarily; a death in my family, broken relationships, personal instability, and a seemingly endless streak of career disappointments,” Klassen tells Exclaim!. “The song is a plea of hope that what feels like a vicious circle could invert into a virtuous one.
Despite having its roots in such a tumultuous season, “Virtuous Circle” isn’t despairing. Contemplative, propulsive, and at times sweeping you away, the single brings the strongest cards of Klassen’s talents to the forefront once again. Ever-changing piano lines, aching string arrangements, and an anchor in the immediately recognizable calming vocals.
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“I wanted the song to have a sense of darkness, contrasted with hopefulness. I want it to feel like running - breaking away from whatever it is that is chasing you,” Klassen further added.
Over his decade long career, Jordan Klassen has toured throughout Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States, becoming widely known for his well-crafted arrangements and nuanced songwriting. To date, he has garnered almost 10 million streams worldwide. Jordan Klassen is currently completing his newest record.