The new single by the Jonas Brothers ‘Cool’ is now available worldwide! The song sounds absolutely amazing and the music video is so entertaining. Definitely gives me some ‘Burnin’ Up’ vibes. You can watch the full music video below. You can also stream the song on Spotify and purchase it on iTunes.
Screencaptures from the music video have been added to the gallery. Feel free to check them out!
The Jonas Brothers are back and releasing new music, but that doesn’t mean they can’t throw it back to old songs, too! The band tugged at our heartstrings and surprised fans at their March 30 Atlanta show, performing “Gotta Find You” from their 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock.
Fans, of course, still knew every word to the emotional song that came out over 10 years ago. In addition to “Gotta Find You,” the boys also sang “When You Look Me In The Eyes,” which was from their self-titled album released in Jan. 2008.
Their Atlanta show was the third they’ve done since reuniting in 2019 as a band – Kevin, 31, Joe, 29, and Nick, 26, performed pop-up fan shows in New York City and Los Angeles, as well. Hopefully, the boys will announce a tour soon in which they can play all the throwback songs as well as new music – they said in an interview after dropping new hit “Sucker” that they have around 40 songs they’ve created!
In case your DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie) knowledge is a bit rusty: In the movie, Joe’s famous singer character, Shane Gray, sang “Gotta Find You,” as he searched for the mysterious and beautiful voice he overheard at music sleep-away camp, Camp Rock. He eventually discovered the voice belonged to Mitchie Torres (portrayed by Demi Lovato, 26), and the two finished out the movie with a heartwarming duet of “This Is Me” with Shane harmonizing with “Gotta Find You” as well.
All we need is for Demi to join the Jonas Brothers on their tour so she can perform the song with the brothers… and maybe 26-year-old Miley Cyruspopping in as Hannah Montana as well? That would just make all of our Disney Channel dreams come true.
Keep reading for excerpts from the interview below.
Here are some excerpts from the interview with Nick.
On writing the new song:
“The new track was written last year while I was on tour, which is one of my favourite times to write, when I’m constantly in front of new audiences and being inspired on a nightly basis. It was a rainy day in Maine, so I went on the studio bus and I started this track and I really liked the way it sounded. Within five hours from the time I started the beat to the time I eventually laid my vocals in with the lyrics that we’d written, it was pretty much done.”
On making music that’s more personal:
“For a while I used songwriting as a way to process my emotions, and in my head that always needed to be heavy, or the songs needed to have a darkness to them. Whereas now I am open to singing about positive things, to be able to sing with a smile on my face is a really nice feeling.”
On working with a new team on the track:
“I think like anything, with some new energy in the room, there’s an unpredictability about it that’s really exciting and scary at the same time. If you’re willing to embrace it, that sort of uneasy energy can be pretty amazing. That’s how I chose to see it, and I’ve come out with some stuff that I’m really excited about, cutting a new direction which is exhilarating.”
On releasing this song now, and the shifting way that music is released:
“Something I’m fully aware of is that I’m scatterbrained as fuck, I’m all over the place [laughs]. But I think it works to my advantage at times… it lets me really be able to do everything. I don’t want to be pigeonholed. Being able to put this song out [now], if that’s the statement I want to make at this moment, but then also feeling free to continue to be inspired by something completely different… I feel like before there was a real need for everything to be completely cohesive and be a singular thought. So I view it as an opportunity, it’s been one of the most freeing things for me creatively.”
On working on a rich mix of projects from independent film, to blockbusters, to music:
“I would LOVE to say it’s part of some big plan and that I was masterminding it, but that’s not the reality [laughs]. On the acting side of things I’ve had to work really hard the last couple of years to prove that it is a skill set that I have and also that I’m committed to the work. I think there can be that fear that, because I’m doing music and other projects, my focus will be elsewhere. But once I dive in on an acting project, I really make that the focus.”