14 JUNE 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – Indie-pop artist and producer Virginia to Vegas drops his new EP Hartland St. today, via Wax Records. Hartland St. sees Virginia to Vegas pair effortless vocals with his trademark synth-pop melodies, while his lyrics tell a story about each of the unique yet universally relatable phases of a relationship.
Of the new EP, Baker comments, “Hartland St. is an EP that reflects on the different stages of relationships, from infatuations to heartbreak.”
Hartland St. comes out on the heels of Virginia to Vegas’ newest single “Just Friends,” which has already amassed over 2 million streams worldwide in just a few weeks. In addition, Hartland St. includes the radio hit “Selfish,” which garnered Virginia to Vegas a JUNO Award nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2018.
About Virginia to Vegas
Virginia to Vegas, aka Derik Baker, is an American-born Canadian singer-songwriter. After being discovered on YouTube, Baker was signed to Wax Records in 2013 and released his first single “We Are Stars” January of 2014. Baker is best known for his indie-pop choruses and sticky electronic melodies, which have awarded him critical acclaim and several platinum certifications. In 2018, Baker expanded his reach internationally, co-writing the single “IDWK” with blackbear and DVBBS. With new music dropping this summer and a busy tour schedule, 2019 is sure to be another promising year for Virginia to Vegas.
July 20 – Peterborough, ON – Peterborough MusicFest 2019
July 27 – Vancouver, BC – Honda Celebration of Light 2019
September 12 – Toronto, ON – The Mod Club
September 18 – Waterloo, ON – Maxwell’s Concerts & Events
September – Ottawa, ON – TBA
September – London, ON – TBA
September 28 – St. Catharines – Warehouse
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Wax Records is an independent, full-service music company. Our focus is on finding, developing, and promoting career artists with remarkable talent. Founded in 2009, Wax began as a small operation built on 40 years of combined music industry experience. Originally formed in 2006 as the Canadian branch of Windup Records, and representing such top tier acts as Evanescence, Seether, and Finger 11, the new team built their reputations together with high profile marketing strategies and remarkable Canadian success. Having recognized the talent present in Wax, Universal Music Canada soon decided to lend their support with full international distribution. Wax Records is home to the following artists: ASHS, bülow, Alyssa Reid, Virginia to Vegas, Owen Barney, and Blitz//Berlin.