Rich Boy Junkie just released “We’re Gonna Be Fine,” out this June on their Senior Portrait EP via Grand Gesture.

Sonically, this is self-described as the most optimistic Rich Boy Junkie song ever written. At its core, “We’re Gonna Be Fine” is a call to action to embrace your ability to reconnect with fun and excitement within your life and realize that despite being stuck in a rut (or in our case, being quarantined inside), we will overcome and be fine. This song sees RBJ’s transition into a more acoustic-sounding and clean feel to prepare for what could be a fresh and doe-eyed look at summer 2020. 

The revolving door of Rich Boy Junkie’s sound is a strong indication of the journey frontman Collin Thomas has taken to get here. The solo project of the California resident, who was once described in an early review as “[hating] the term genre,” has found his footing in many locations and musical styles during his tenure as RBJ.

The project started as a solo recording project out of Thomas’ college bedroom in Bloomington, IN. Backed by either a laptop or a live band, he played live shows while focusing on the recording process himself. 

Hear more on Bandcamp. 


Addison is reviews and online news editor for New Noise. She specializes in metal, queer issues, and dog cuddles.

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