Globally established artist Jerry Folk has released his latest single, ‘On My Way (ft. Bearson)’ featuring his side project FENGSEL on the 14th of May via Folkestad Recordings. After releasing numerous EPs, the artist has decided to release his first full-length, featuring his side project FENGSEL, and taking his sound in a new direction with ‘On My Way (ft. Bearson) appearing on the album along with the already released ‘Everything’ single, accompanied by a laid back video. Jerry Folk is well-known for his remixes of the likes of Billie Eilish, Charlie Puth and Oh Wonder, amongst many others however, he’s also produced for artists like Alina Baraz, Axwell Ingrosso and Lemaitre. Having toured the US multiple times (once with Jai Wolf), Jerry Folk has also opened for Odesza, played at Coachella and the Mixmag lab twice and earned over 222 million plays across streaming platforms. Jerry Folk has also received Radio 1xtra and Radio 1 radio play from Yasmin Evans, Jamz Supernova, Nick Grimshaw, and Diplo And Friends.
A born and bred Oslo native, Bearson has quickly established himself on the international scene, with official remixes for the likes of ZAYN and James Bay as well as working with Børns, Lemaitre and Anna Of The North. Collecting over 113 million plays across streaming platforms, the artist has been making music since he was a teen and has released singles with Sony and Ultra Music.
Oslo born and based, Jerry Folk has always been a traveller at heart, having lived in Islington, London as a baby for 6 months and frequently returning to visit friends and family. For nearly three years, the artist also found himself living in LA. The support from high-end publications includes Clash Magazine, Complex, High Snobiety, Dancing Astronaut, Ones To Watch, Your EDM, This Song Is Sick, Magnetic Magazine and EDM Identity, to name a few. As he embarks on his new journey, Jerry Folk finds inspiration in artists from the Soulection roster, Toro Y Moi, James Blake, Majid Jordan and Flume. His new sound draws to mind a unique combination of Tame Impala, Foster the People and MGMT.
Cheerful, lighthearted and ringing in your soul with independence, ‘On My Way’ is that classic track that will find itself at home in all chilled settings and bring the good vibes to those who need them. Stuck in traffic or some other mundane task? No problem. Time passes far too quickly with Jerry Folk’s glimmering happy electronic tunes in your ears.
Jerry Folk tells us about the creation of the single: “Bearson and I sat in the studio one day and tried to make something “medieval-sounding”. I put together a quick beat and Jakob (Bearson) freestyled some vocals over the track. We ended up making the whole song in an hour or so.”
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