Today, internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning musician YUNGBLUD released his highly anticipated third self-titled studio album “YUNGBLUD”. [Locomotion/GEFFEN Records].
The full release marks an exciting new era for the artist, with fan favorites “The Funeral”, “Don’t Feel Like Feeling Sad Today” and “Memories ft. Willow” surpassing one million streams within of its first week. The album has already received rave reviews from critics around the world and comes with the official music video for her latest single, “Tissues”, also released today.
Speaking on the ‘Tissues’ video, which was shot in London and directed by Charlie Sarsfield, YUNGBLUD says: “It’s a new era for YUNGBLUD, I wanted to dance, I wanted to move and I really wanted to personify in the video. what this song means. It’s bliss and it’s euphoria and it’s letting go.” The infectious new track features a snippet of The Cure’s “Close To Me,” which was personally endorsed by the band’s vocalist Robert Smith.
Starting today, YUNGBLUD begins its 5-day in-store blitz tour in 9 cities across North America to celebrate the release of its latest work and to support local retailers, and on September 8, YUNGBLUD is set to resume three from Sunset Blvd’s most iconic venues – The Roxy, Whiskey a Go-Go and The Viper Room on Los Angeles’ legendary Sunset Strip for an exciting first-of-its-kind live-streamed concert. Fans can RSVP here.
Rarely does an artist come across as YUNGBLUD, who has undeniably become Gen-Z’s rock n’ roll poster child. Fearlessly advocating for weirdos, freaks and the marginalized around the world, from the ground up, YUNGBLUD has amassed legions of devoted fans from all over the world, who flock to his sold-out shows every night and shout every word to his songs like if their life depends on it. With co-signings from rock legends like Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Jones and Dave Grohl, YUNGBLUD’s trajectory looks brighter and more exciting than ever.
YUNGBLUD is everywhere now. Listen to the new album here:
Watch the new “Tissues” music video here:
NORTH AMERICA TOUR DATES
09/17 – Riot Fest – Chicago, IL
09/22 – Louder Than Life – Louisville, KY
09/24 – Fireflies Festival – Dover Heights, DE
08/10 – After the shock – Sacramento, CA
10/14 – Austin City Limits – Austin, Texas
Born in Yorkshire, England, YUNGBLUD (aka Dominic Harrison) is a multi-instrumentalist who first picked up the guitar at age two and started writing his own songs at age 10. . The 24-year-old artist is known for expressing what he feels are major concerns for his generation, using his music to unite and empower today’s youth.
Following the release of their self-titled EP and 2018 debut 21stCentury Liability, YUNGBLUD released the underrated youth EP in 2019, which debuted in the top 10 of the Official UK Albums Chart.
YUNGBLUD was crowned the winner of MTV Push: Ones to Watch in early 2020, while also being shortlisted for the BBC Sound of 2020 poll. YUNGBLUD won “Best Music Video” at the NME Awards in February 2020 and that of the best alternative artist at the MTV EMA 2021.
Over the years, YUNGBLUD has performed to sold-out crowds in over 20 countries and performed at some of the world’s biggest festivals, including Austin City Limits, Life Is Beautiful, Lollapalooza, Rock Am Ring, Reading and Leeds Festivals and Vans Warped Tour. YUNGBLUD released the full album ‘weird!’ on December 4, 2020, which debuted at No. 1 on the UK Official Album Chart after charting a massive 39,000 chart sales in its first week.
Described as a coming-of-age album, “Weird! features the tracks “God Save Me, But Don’t Drown Me,” “Weird!”, “Strawberry Lipstick,” and “Mars.” In the fall of 2020 he launched the YUNGBLUD podcast on BBC Sounds, where he meets young music fans approaching turning points in their lives, to discuss topics and issues affecting young people today, whether either sex, sexuality, identity, money worries, friendships. , style or sanity. YUNGBLUD now has over 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 3 billion global streams.