Justus Bennetts has unveiled his new single, “Don’t Trip” with teen hitmaker GAYLE. The acoustic alt-pop DIY anthem thrives on the same introspective hooks, unapologetic lyrics, and brash vocal delivery that propelled both self-made artists to stardom.
“Don’t Trip” finds the North Carolina newcomer observing his peers’ questionable behavior while remaining true to himself. He was once overcome by loneliness—“I used to want to have a conversation every night, would always search for someone to fill the hole in my life”—but now he opts for carefree living. His collaborator is of a similar mindset. “All my friends keep hitting me up, they’re sick of waiting for replies,” GAYLE belts in her verse, later joining Justus for the chorus: “‘Cause it takes me so much time just to make up my own mind.”
The lighthearted video was filmed at Cindy’s Eagle Rock in Los Angeles —a traditional American 1950s style diner. Together, Justus and GAYLE vibe as disgruntled diner employees living their lives to the fullest – indulging on a patron’s meal, kicking their feet up on the walls, and having a full-on dance party in the kitchen —pots and pans galore.
“Don’t Trip” arrives as Justus prepares to join GAYLE for ten shows on her Feeling It Together Tour. Tickets are available HERE.
Justus Bennetts Tour Dates:
3/9 Nashville, TN Exit In
3/10 Nashville, TN Exit In
4/3 Toronto, ON Drake Underground
4/5 Chicago, IL Subterranean
4/6 Chicago, IL Subterranean
4/7 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line
4/9 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
4/12 Seattle, WA Barboza
4/13 Portland, OR Holocene
4/15 San Francisco, CA Popscene @ Rickshaw Stop
4/30 West Palm Beach, FL SunFest Festival
5/27 Napa Valley, CA BottleRock Festival