HAILEE STEINFELD ANNOUNCES HALF WRITTEN STORY, OUT MAY 8
ARRIVES AS PART 1 OF TWO-PART PROJECT
PERFORMING “I LOVE YOU’S” ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON THIS FRIDAY, MAY 1
27 APRIL 2020 (TORONTO, ON) - Academy Award® nominated actress and multi-platinum recording artist Hailee Steinfeld has revealed that part 1 of her highly anticipated two-part project is titled Half Written Story and will be released next Friday, May 8 via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. Executive produced by Koz (Dua Lipa, Madonna), Part 1 will feature five songs including “Wrong Direction” and lead single “I Love You’s,” which Hailee will perform this Friday (May 1) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. See below for the full track listing.
“This project is a collection of songs that are so special to me and I’m incredibly proud of,” Hailee shares, “this is the first body of work I’ve put out since my debut project in 2016 and I can’t wait for everyone to hear these new songs.”
Hailee first revealed the two-part project last month with the release of “I Love You’s” which USA Today heralded as a “soaring break up anthem” and Glamour praised it as “upbeat and catchy – the perfect type of song to play on repeat.” The single has quickly amassed 22 million streams and has been featured on top playlists including Spotify’s Pop Rising, Mood Booster, and Fresh & Chill in addition to Apple Music’s A-List Pop, Heartbreak Pop, Everyday Hits and more. Shortly after single release, Hailee shared the “empowering” (Harper’s BAZAAR) official video for the single which she directed alongside Sarah McColgan and has nearly 4 million views already. View the official video here and go behind the scenes of the video shoot here.
Part 2 will be released this summer.
Half Written Story - track listing:
- I Love You’s
- Your Name Hurts
- END this (L.O.V.E.)
- Man Up
- Wrong Direction
Listen to “I Love You’s” HERE
Credit – Sarah McColgan
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ABOUT HAILEE STEINFELD:
Republic Records multi-platinum recording artist Hailee Steinfeld quickly cemented herself as a force to be reckoned within pop music by releasing a series of certified hits. In addition to her breakout double-platinum debut single "Love Myself," her growing discography encompasses the triple-platinum hit "Starving," and platinum-certified singles "Most Girls" and "Let Me Go." To date, Steinfeld has amassed a total of nearly 8 billion streams globally and joined artists like Katy Perry, Charlie Puth, and Meghan Trainor on tour.
In addition to her thriving music career, Steinfeld is an Academy Award® nominated actor. She made her big-screen debut in 2010 with the Coen Brothers’ “film True Grit,” which she earned an Oscar® nomination for. In 2015 she starred in the blockbuster “Pitch Perfect 2” and in 2016, she starred in "The Edge of Seventeen" with a performance that earned two Critics' Choice® Award nominations and a Golden Globe® nomination. And in 2017, she returned with her starring role in the blockbuster “Pitch Perfect 3,” accompanied by three Teen Choice Award nominations for her work in both film and music. In 2017, Steinfeld also won "Best Push Artist" at the MTV EMAs, Musical.ly's "Top Covered Artist" award at the Billboard Music Awards, and was honored by Variety with the "Crossover Artist" award at its annual Hitmakers event.
In 2018, Steinfeld starred in Paramount's blockbuster "Bumblebee." In support of the release, the multi-faceted artist also released "Back To Life," an original song from the film's soundtrack. What's more, she voiced the character of "Spider-Gwen" in the Academy Award ® winning film "Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse." In 2019, Hailee received rave reviews for her starring role as Emily Dickinson in “Dickinson” on Apple TV+, which she also serves as an Executive Producer on. The first season of “Dickinson” aired last fall and was quickly renewed for a second season.
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