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Interview: Chiiild's Yonatan Ayal Wants To Connect With You

The singer talks about his new song "Gone," and Chiiild's new album Hope For Sale

Peter Hou

Whether he's just sitting on his couch with close friends or crafting psychedelic indie-pop as Chiiild's frontman, Yonatan Ayal believes that fluid dialogue is the key to an amazing piece of art.

"Faith is all about that exchange of energy," Yonatan told me. "When you haven't seen somebody for two weeks, and then you finally meet up and show them what you've been working on. There's an exchange there that sustains you until the next time." So after a year filled with isolated days and lonely nights, the question remains: How can Chiiild tap further into that exchange? How deeply can music resonate?

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