JOHN OATES Releases New Single “Pushin A Rock”

Article Contributed by Facci PR | Published on Friday, October 28, 2022

John Oates (of the iconic pop-rock duo Daryl Hall & John Oates) is thrilled to release his new single “Pushin’ A Rock” that is out now.

Co-written with Grammy winning producer /writer Nathan Paul Chapman, Oates says, " Pushin' A Rock " is a rallying cry to everyone who strives to overcome life's struggles and challenges. It's a universal theme and an important message for our time riding on a cool groove.”

Speaking to the meaning of “Pushin' A Rock,”  John has teamed up with Movember, the leading international men’s health charity, ahead of the nonprofit’s annual fall campaign where men grow mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues focusing on mental health, suicide prevention, and testicular and prostate cancer.

Oates is opening up about his personal mental health struggles stemming from a five decade plus career in the spotlight –in time for Movember’s annual campaign kickoff on November 1.

After going through a traumatizing experience that significantly impacted the way he lived his life, he has been reflecting on the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, how he overcame it, and how it prompted him to shave off his famous mustache in a moment of ritualistic shedding and reinvention. He is also shining a light on Movember's work in providing a space and place for men to come to for mental and physical health.

John says, “It is important to me to speak out about men’s issues and shine a light on things that often go unspoken.”

Whatever you grow will save a bro. Sign up and donate at www.movember.com.

About John Oates

John Oates is one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, as well as an accomplished solo artist. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The American Songwriters Hall of Fame, recipient of the prestigious BMI Icon Award as well as numerous American Music, MTV awards, and multiple Grammy nominations.

Since forming his creative partnership with Daryl Hall in the early 1970s, they have gone on to record 21 albums, which have sold over 80 million units, making them the most successful duo in rock history. They have scored 10 number one records, over 20 Top 40 hits, and have toured the world for decades. Their involvement in the original "Live Aid" concert and the groundbreaking "We Are The World" charity recording have further established them as legendary artists, who have personally and through their music, stood the test of time.
 
Since embarking on a solo career in 1999, John has recorded seven solo albums: Phunk Shui, 100 Miles of Life, Mississippi Mile, The Bluesville Sessions, Good Road To Follow, Arkansas and Live from Nashville with the Good Road Band. In addition, his 2017 autobiography “Change of Season” released by St. Martin’s press, became an Amazon best seller.

In 2022 and 2023 he will be releasing a series of digital singles distributed by “The Orchard” in a wide variety of eclectic styles as well as another series of songs from the upcoming feature film “Gringa” to be released soon.

“Pushin’ A Rock” is out everywhere at https://found.ee/pushinarock