• subscribe
  • Search
  • WATCH: Clever Hopes,
    Sign Up For Weekly Dispatch
    Get the best of BGS delivered to your inbox.
    We Respect Your Privacy
Roots Culture Redefined

Header Main

Place Ads

WATCH: Clever Hopes, “Made You Mad”

Jan 20, 2022

WATCH: Clever Hopes,

Artist: Clever Hopes (Andrew Shaver & Eva Foote)
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Song: “Made You Mad”
Album: Artefact
Release Date: January 20, 2022

In Their Words: “With a tip of its cap to the great rock duets that gave it life, ‘Made You Mad’ is the phoenix that soars out of love’s fiery demise. A reminder that, even when it is your fault, it’s going to be ok. Itโ€™s the kind of brokenhearted love song that might come too late to fix it, but just in time to try again. This is the song that documents the catalyst for the breakup and, as such, the album. It’s also the first song Eva and I worked on together. We had sorted out harmony lines for her, but it was originally written just from my perspective. We were days away from recording before we realized that we needed to divvy up the verses to really tell the story properly. We switched the pronouns and it came to life in a whole new way. I can’t imagine it otherwise now. It became the blueprint for how we approached the rest of the album in-studio.” — Andrew Shaver, Clever Hopes

Photo Credit: Ian Lake

Suggested Reads

Sitewide Footer Banner

WATCH: Clever Hopes,
WATCH: Clever Hopes,