Childish Gambino Speaks on Shocking Reaction From Fans On New Album, ‘Awaken, My Love’


“I think people hear the album and, to be completely honest, it wasn’t a lot of fun…”

Donald Glover, known best to most as Childish Gambino, has had the best year of his career yet. His debut television comedy, ‘Atlanta‘ is a runaway hit and already green-lit for a second season. Also following up his successful new show with the release of his third studio album under Glassnote Records titled, ‘Awaken, My Love‘.

Fans can’t stop talking about the new sound of Childish Gambino that follows his new comedic approach on FX television that garnered the highest rated debut of comedic series in years. Gambino held a recent telephone interview with popular Australian-radio station Triple J, where is talked about liking fans shocking reaction to his new work and the difficult that went into making his third album.

Listen to the 33-year-old “3005” hitmaker speak on all the vocals throughout the new album being his and more in the 10-minute interview below.

Release merely less than a week ago, the new album has been receiving critically acclaimed reviews as many were shocked by the new approach sonically from the Atlanta, Georgia-bred. ‘Awaken, My Love’ delivers a very all-new, all-different Childish Gambino as it incorporates a heavy influence of 70s Funk and a variety of different vocals with zero raps. While categorized as Hip-Hop, Gambino’s new style is Funk&B to the core.

Childish is set to perform several shows in Australia this month and just released the VR music video version of his new single, “Me and Your Mama”.

Childish Gambino’s new album, ‘Awaken, My Love’ is available now on all major streaming outlets courtesy of Glassnote Records.

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