Gallant's Pursuit of Optimism: Inside The Creation of 'Ology'

FUSE TV - Gallant's Pursuit of Optimism: Inside The Creation of 'Ology'

Gallant rarely makes it out to New York these days: The R&B singer, who graduated from NYU but relocated to Los Angeles soon after, has had his aversion to Manhattan well-documented by now. But Gallant has to be in town for a listening session in Chelsea to preview his debut LP, Ology, out on Apr. 6And while he's in town, he's revisiting the part of NYC that he misses: Dunkin' Donuts.

"When I was in New York, I used to eat Dunkin' Donuts literally every day," he says happily. "In L.A., they have that whole thing where they just didn't want Dunkin' Donuts. But now I think they got a couple."

After ordering a blueberry latte and a breakfast sandwich, the 24-year-old was ready to open up to Fuse about entering "a new headspace" while enjoying a beloved snack. Optimism permeates Ology, but Gallant hasn't sacrificed the vulnerability and rawness that his fans have grown accustomed to over the course of his career.

"I really hope that the honesty came through," he says. "I also really hope it didn't sound like there were a lot of cooks in the kitchen—the fact that I did most of [the album] alone or with friends."

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