American Authors Guitarist Unveils 'Gold & Blue' From Van Bellman Solo Project: Premiere (Billboard.com)
More of a pop anthem than the darkly ambient first single 'I Hate to See You This Way,' it's also the tip of the proverbial iceberg for what Taylor has planned for the future.
Van Bellman - Mirny Mine (Beehive Candy)
Striking, melodic and overflowing with resplendent hooks 'Gold & Blue' is an impressive indie pop song, that has one of those sing along choruses that is just so infectious.
Van Bellman Releases Music Video For “Gold And Blue” (Listen Here Reviews)
Van Bellman has released the music video for “Gold and Blue” which you can check out below. Zac Taylor, best known for playing guitar in the rock band American Authors, the song focuses on love, faith, and companionship in a world of distraction and turmoil. It is the followup to his last single “I Hate To See You This Way.”
Van Bellman shares new song (Alt press)
American Authors’ guitarist Zac Taylor created his own rock music project Van Bellman. He released “I Hate To See You This Way” at the end of October and is continuing to impress with his new song “Blue & Gold.” This indie-rock tune has equal parts heart and hype, interlaced with lots of nostalgia.
New Music Discovery (Mystic Sons)
US frontman returns with another thumping indie-rock groove, with hints of The Black Keys.
Van Bellman - Gold & Blue (Desert Island Cloud)
“Gold & Blue” is a story of hope, faith, and companionship in a world of turmoil and distractions. “I like that it’s a bit concrete and a bit abstract as far as what the colors or themes could represent,” confides Taylor. "For me, it’s a hopeful message of sticking together through bitter trials and tribulations, cutting through the noise of the modern world to really listen to someone.” Showcasing infectious melodies, soaring gang vocals and driving drums that all build into an anthemic chorus, “Gold & Blue” fills you with optimism, a fitting into the dark first single’s yang.
INsiders Guide: Van Bellman (Outloud Culture)
Via Billboard, artist Van Bellman releases his brand new single ‘Gold & Blue’. Bellman is best known for playing guitar with multi-platinum band American Authors, and he’s been getting a lot of buzz surrounding his new solo project. ‘Gold & Blue’ is a story of hope, faith and companionship in a world of turmoil and distractions. This anthemic single is sure to create an even bigger following for Van Bellman, and an even bigger success on the charts.
“I like that it’s a bit concrete and a bit abstract as far as what the colors or themes could represent,” Bellman said about the single. “For me, it’s a hopeful message of sticking together through bitter trials and tribulations, cutting through the noise of the modern world to really listen to someone.”
Van Bellman - Gold & Blue (Come Here Floyd)
Let the open-plains like atmospherics of VAN BELLMAN’s folk-rock sensibilities. ‘Gold & Blue’ is presented by the talents of Zac Taylor and in this solo offering, his NYC experiences coupled with his world view, the flow of his music percolates with energy and outstanding strand of optimism. Get battered and thrown around by relationships and the world, you get to get up again and start again. Smile, get chippy, it’s your time to shine again. Let’s hope again, and drive on.
Van Bellman Packs A Punch With Knockout Single (Ones to Watch)
This bluesy rock and indie pop track hits you hard from the second it starts and never seems to lose its momentum. With honest lyrics that tell it like is and vocals packed with attitude to match, Van Bellman really rocks it out with a soulful swagger all his own. You’d never guess this Brooklyn based musician was a hotel bellhop only a few years back. Now he’s come a long way from that, developing this latest project for the world to hear.
Meant to be listened to loud, this track’s roaring energy, passionate vocals, and vintage instrumentation deliver a truly knockout song with a definite direction.
Get Addicted to the Debut Track from Van Bellman, New Music Project of Zac Taylor (Music Junkie Press)
I know one thing, it is quite addictive and will have you dripping in bluesy rock.
Listen: Van Bellman - I Hate To See You This Way (The Alternative Nation)
This is rock ‘n’ roll at raw loudness so when you hit that play button make sure to crank those speakers up to eleven!
Listen up: Van Bellman - "I Hate To See You This Way" (Kaboom Magazine)
The gritty first single “I Hate To See You This Way” might just be your favorite rock song of the year.
An eclectic mix of bluesy rock and indie pop, Van Bellman’s music was written with purpose.
Weekly Round-Up (Indie Pop-Ups)
From the very first moment of this bluesy rock song you can feel the frustration and passion.
The Matinee ’18 June 4th (The Revue)
“I Hate To See You This Way” is [Van Bellman's] debut offering and it’s an awesome bluesy-rock track that has you wanting to move. The song really packs a bunch with a gritty sound that hovers on modern yet classic. It’s a stellar new rock offering that reminds us full well that rock n’ roll is far from dying.