Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Magnolia Park Frontman Joshua Roberts Shares Solo Debut 'Stay, Stay, Stay!'

Magnolia Park Frontman Joshua Roberts Shares Solo Debut 'Stay, Stay, Stay!'

The track was released alongside a new music video.

Joshua Roberts shares his debut single and music video, "Stay, Stay, Stay!"

Widely known as the exuberant front man of Florida band Magnolia Park, his solo debut depicts a softer side to Roberts. He trades in high-energy pop-punk hooks and spirited anthems for a more mellow sound, featuring saccharine synths woven throughout dreamy guitars and a rock steady rhythm section.

Written in the middle of a rough breakup, pleading lyrics capture the heartache and anguish of attempting to convince someone you love to stay when you know they're on their way out. Co-written and produced by Andrew Wade (Magnolia Park, A Day To Remember) alongside members of Magnolia Park, Joshua admits that writing this song was a pivotal part of his healing process.

"Everyone had a hand in this one and it really hit home because I know I'm not alone when it comes to going through break ups and heartbreak," he explains. "It's all a healing process and this was the first step of me mending that broken heart."

Diving into this solo project, Joshua wanted to show the world a deeper vulnerability that was all his own. Not afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve, he says, "It opens me up to have my own identity in this world that we live in. It shows that we're all still human and we're all still going through things in life."

Aside from his work with Magnolia Park, the vocalist and songwriter has been featured on tracks by everyone from 408 to labelmates poptropicaslutz! and plxntkid. Like many of the greats, Joshua Roberts grew up singing in church but seeing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" for the first time was an awakening for him to find his own voice and pursue his calling. Inspired by a diverse mixture of genres and generations, his biggest influences are Justin Bieber, Labrinth, Billie Eilish and Usher; artists who inform his new age R&B/pop style with an alternative twist.

He sees this solo venture as a personal journey to push himself not only creatively, but to grow as an individual as well."It's a whole side of me that I never talk about or share, so it's a scary venture for sure but it's something I feel I needed to take."

Watch the new music video here:



Musician Roe Kapara Drops New Single Better Off Photo
Los Angeles based musician Roe Kapara celebrates his signing to Epitaph Records with the release of his brand-new single “Better Off.” Through a winning combination of off-kilter indie-pop mixed with quirky charm, in the past year alone Roe has seen his fanbase grow to over 260k followers and 4.6M likes on TikTok.

Marco Giovanni Captivates on Debut Single Straight Face Photo
Singer/songwriter Marco Giovanni has released his debut single, “Straight Face,” out now on all DSPs. Produced by GRAMMY-nominated songwriter and producer Poo Bear (Justin Bieber, Usher, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez), the airy R&B mood booster is just the first taste of what’s to come from the emerging artist.

Carolina Story Returns With Colors of My Mind Album Photo
Carolina Story announces the release of their new album Colors of My Mind via Soundly Music. Along with the announcement, the Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo of Ben and Emily Roberts share an animated music video for their new single “Animal,” the album’s brooding opening track showcasing an edgier side to the pair’s sound. 

Josh Turner Announces Tour & Vinyl On-Sale Honoring Long Black Train Photo
Multi-platinum-selling recording artist Josh Turner is heading out on the “Long Black Train 20th Anniversary Tour,” in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Turner’s hit album, Long Black Train and the album’s second single of the same name, which were both certified Platinum by the RIAA.


From This Author - Michael Major


Hamish Hawk Releases New Album 'Angel Numbers'Hamish Hawk Releases New Album 'Angel Numbers'
February 3, 2023

Each track on Angel Numbers feels like its own world. There are allusions to Leonard Cohen, Karen Carpenter, David Hockney, Dylan Thomas and Britt Ekland and that’s just on the first song, the gloriously panoramic “Once Upon An Acid Glance.” On “Elvis Lookalike Shadows,”  listeners are granted a visitation from Presley in his ’68 Comeback special.

The War & Treaty Announce New Album 'Lover's Game'The War & Treaty Announce New Album 'Lover's Game'
February 3, 2023

The 10-song collection produced by Dave Cobb, marks their first major-label release under Mercury Nashville as it finds Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Trotter offering a unique perspective on shifting cultural and musical tides while pulling back the layers of a maturing relationship. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

Mark Erelli's Releases New LP 'Lay Your Darkness Down'Mark Erelli's Releases New LP 'Lay Your Darkness Down'
February 3, 2023

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Mark Erelli has released his new album, Lay Your Darkness Down, via Soundly Music. Erelli created the powerful LP in the wake of being diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (“RP”) – a devastating, degenerative eye disease that leads to blindness. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band Return to THE TONIGHT SHOW TonightPaul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band Return to THE TONIGHT SHOW Tonight
February 3, 2023

Paul Shaffer, former “Late Night” bandleader and his longtime backing band are returning to 30 Rock to sub in for The Roots. The occasion marks Shaffer’s return to late night after serving as bandleader for David Letterman for over 30 years. Kit Harington and Tyler James Williams will also appear during tonight’s episode.      

Rob49 Drops Off New Single '4 God II'Rob49 Drops Off New Single '4 God II'
February 3, 2023

Rob49, just dropped his latest street anthem, “4 God II”. This single, produced by Schife, Rico on the Keys and Tupun, is the first of the year, following his highly successful “Welcome to Vulture Island” album released in 2022. The video, directed by Gerard Victor, shows the Vulture Island star bossed up and bounced back.