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    Posted on 29 Jan 2015

    Daniel Johns Has Released A New Single And No One Knows How To Feel

    The Australian musician returns after eight years away from the spotlight.

    Daniel Johns, ex-frontman of Silverchair, has released a new single eight years after his Hottest 100-winning hit "Straight Lines."

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    The song sees Johns take a dramatic twist in his sound - one he already morphed for 2007's Straight Lines. Comparisons are being made to Frank Ocean, D'Angelo and James Blake.

    Still, people aren't quite sure how to feel about the new track.

    Well. Daniel Johns' new song is beige beyond belief. #nothereforit

    Melissa@melstar001Follow

    Well. Daniel Johns' new song is beige beyond belief. #nothereforit

    8:18 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I don't know how I feel about Daniel Johns' new song?

    McLovin'@Wholocked_221BFollow

    I don't know how I feel about Daniel Johns' new song?

    8:18 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    A silverchair fan reacts to the first nanosecond of the new #DanielJohns single

    Darren Levin@darren_levinFollow

    A silverchair fan reacts to the first nanosecond of the new #DanielJohns single

    10:28 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Johns is also receiving plaudits for his ability to continually reinvent his sound.

    Brand new Daniel Johns music. Omg shivers down my spine. Love his ability to reinvent himself even after all this time. @triplej

    Oash@OceaferbsFollow

    Brand new Daniel Johns music. Omg shivers down my spine. Love his ability to reinvent himself even after all this time. @triplej

    8:14 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Listening to new Daniel Johns on @triplej. Feels like a grower and pretty different to Silverchair.

    Tony@thetoneFollow

    Listening to new Daniel Johns on @triplej. Feels like a grower and pretty different to Silverchair.

    8:14 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Damn just listened... Daniel Johns new song is so different than anything he's ever done before which shows he can do anything #musician

    LAuRa*@me0wmixalotFollow

    Damn just listened... Daniel Johns new song is so different than anything he's ever done before which shows he can do anything #musician

    10:51 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    A music video is set to be released for the single as well, directed by Lorin Askill – the mind behind clips for Flume, Chet Faker amd Sia. Until then, just look at this.

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