Gary Dranow’s latest original single, “Floating Away,” unfolds as a poignant musical narrative, inviting listeners into the heartwarming atmosphere of a bagel shop where two old friends, Gary Dranow and Harold Deblanc, found themselves unexpectedly reunited after a decade apart. What sets this track apart is its ability to capture raw and authentic emotions, stemming from the profound morning they spent together.
The song serves as a testament to the healing power of music, especially in the face of adversity. Harold Deblanc, who had recently experienced the heartbreaking loss of his fiancée to suicide, discovered solace and renewed connection through this serendipitous reunion with Gary Dranow. “Floating Away” becomes a vessel for conveying the bittersweet essence of their meeting, as they share stories and memories over coffee and bagels. The lyrics and melody delicately weave together a narrative of friendship, loss, and resilience. It transcends the realm of music, becoming a deeply personal and universal reflection on the human experience. In the words of Gary Dranow, “Music is more than just notes and lyrics; it’s a medium to express the depth of human emotions and experiences. ‘Floating Away’ is our tribute to the enduring power of friendship and the healing that can come from reconnecting with someone you care about deeply.”
This song is not just a musical composition; it is an emotional journey that resonates with universal themes. It showcases the collaborative talent of Gary Dranow and Chris Zoupa while offering listeners a profound and moving experience. “Floating Away” has the potential to touch hearts, inspire introspection, and create a lasting impact on those who immerse themselves in its evocative melodies and poignant storytelling.