Back in November, Nashville-based artist Colin Foster Taylor, known as Foster released “fools (can’t help falling in love)” with British singer-songwriter Sody. Over the past few months, the Sarcastic Sounds produced single has accumulated over 13 million streams and made the Top 10 on Spotify’s US Viral Chart.
Foster recalls pulling his car over in the rain and listening to the “Fools (can’t help falling in love)” instrumental and writing on the spot.
The song is a modern take on Elvis Presley’s classic “Can’t Help Falling in Love.” Filled with re-written rap verses, the classic soft chorus, and a steady beat throughout, It makes the perfect lo-fi hip hop/pop anthem.
Yesterday, Foster finally released the long-awaited music video, which was filmed in two separate locations. Foster’s scenes took place at the Stardust Drive-In outside of Nashville, while Sody’s portions were performed back at home in the UK.
In just under 24 hours, the video already had 14 thousand views.
Watch the music video below.
Foster grew up in a very musical family, which encouraged him to start writing and recording all of his own songs around eight years ago. He would consistently share his creations on his SoundCloud, which has now accumulated over two million streams.
The stories he tells tend to be influenced by others’ experiences, but are beautifully blended with his own. During the writing process, Foster creates a very raw and genuine sound through spending time defining the vibe for each song based on his what is going on in his surroundings, like when he wrote in his car in the rain.
Currently a senior at Belmont University, the young artist draws inspiration from a variety of artists ranging from Mac Miller to The Beatles. Echoes of these popular and beloved artists can be heard throughout his music.
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