There are is two keys to success in the Canadian Music Scene: be Drake, or be affiliated with Drake. While that is not necessarily true, The Arkells did find themselves in the former category after a chance run in with Drake’s father in Memphis. It is arguably the absurdity of the scenario that draws listeners in to this new single rather than any relation to the rapper.
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The best part is the story is true! Consequence of Sound reports that The Arkells ran into Drake’s Dad, Dennis Graham,while on a road trip in the American South. They then turned that story into a narrative about finding yourself and finding your way home. The single pulls you in with it’s catchy title but it’s lyrics are sincere and incredibly relatable.
Carlin chatted with The Arkells at WayHome last weekend about it: