STORY OF SONG
“I Feel Like I’m Drowning” is the second track from electric guitarist, singer and songwriter Two Feet ‘s (real name Zachary William “Bill” Dess) first studio album: “A 20 Something F*ck”, which was released in 2018.
Two Feet was born and raised in New York, and had previously played in local jazz and blues ensembles before forming Two Feet. “I Feel Like Drowning” was written and produced solely by Two Feet (as with most of his songs), and sings about a toxic and abusive relationship where he feels as if he is drowning, and how his life is okay, but only when this toxic lover is not around.
The music video for “I Feel Like I’m Drowinng” was released on the 13th February 2018 on Two Feet’s YouTube channel. Directed by Absofacto, it features Two Feet singing the track in a dark room featuring shots of men and women caressing each other and Two Feet, while being shot entirely in black and white. As of November 2019, the video has over 34 million views and almost half a million likes. An audio upload of the track by user “MrSuicideSheep” has over 87 million views.
Release Date: 9th November 2017
Songwriter: Two Feet
Producer: Two Feet
Label: Republic Records
Music Video Release Date: 13th February 2018
Music Video Director: Absofacto
Chart Rankings: “I Feel Like I’m Drowning” hit peak positions of #13 on the US Rock chart and the US Alternative chart in 2018.
The lyrics to “I Feel Like I’m Drowning” can be viewed here: LINK