DEAN LEWIS’ SECOND ALBUM ‘THE HARDEST LOVE’ TO BE RELEASED GLOBALLY FRIDAY OCT 7th
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INCLUDES BRAND NEW SINGLE
‘HOW DO I SAY GOODBYE’ – OUT TODAY
NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR KICKS OFF NOVEMBER 8th
2 SEPTEMBER 2022 (TORONTO, ON) – Dean Lewis today announces details of his highly anticipated second album, The Hardest Love as well as the release of the heartbreaking new single, ‘How Do I Say Goodbye’.
The Hardest Love will be released Friday October 7th and is available to pre-save and pre-order from today.
Today’s news arrives as the global superstar prepares to return home for the Australian leg of his global Sad Boi Winter Summer Tour beginning November 8th in Brisbane. Already numerous shows have sold out across the country with additional shows and extra tickets on sale now.
The 10-track The Hardest Love album includes previous singles ‘Looks Like Me’ and ‘Hurtless’ as well as the emotive, ‘How Do I Say Goodbye’ - a devastating song about the looming loss of a parent.
Since teasing out ‘How Do I Say Goodbye’ across his socials, the song has already resonated with fans around the world, with over 10K fans creating their own visual content from their own personal experiences.
‘How Do I Say Goodbye’, is co-written with Jon Hume. “We have a weird chemistry where we almost feel a part of each other's brains,” says Dean. Hume also co-wrote ‘Hurtless’ and the global smash hit ‘Be Alright’, complimenting Dean’s ingenious songwriting ability.
‘Hurtless’, hit Top 30 in the ARIA Singles Chart, # 3 ARIA Australian singles chart, # 1 Shazam, Top 15 Australian Radio Chart, Spotify Top 40 Weekly, Top 15 Apple, #3 iTunes singles chart, #1 iTunes Singer/Songwriter. Dean performed ‘Hurtless’ on X Factor Denmark’s finale, this impassioned breakup hit climbed to #8 on the Danish charts, as well as #6 on Spotify and #7 on Apple in that market.
Other tracks on Dean’s second album The Hardest Love were overseen by ‘Waves’/ ‘Be Alright’ producers Nick Atkinson and Ed Holloway and US pop journeyman Tyler Johnson (Harry Styles).
Dean has spent much off 2022 touring globally across the US and EU as well as performing at festivals with good friend Kygo playing live their hit song ‘Lost Without You. ‘
Limited tickets are still available for his National Australian Tour.
The Hardest Love Track listing
Looks Like Me
The Hardest Love
All For You
How Do I Say Goodbye
Something To Help
Into The Breeze
To Have You Today
Dean Lewis 2022 Australian Tour Dates:
Tues 8 Nov - Brisbane, The Tivoli – SOLD OUT
Wed 9 Nov - Brisbane, The Tivoli – EXTRA DATE
Thu 10 Nov - Gold Coast, Miami Marketta – SOLD OUT
Sat 12 Nov - Newcastle, Civic Theatre – SOLD OUT
Sun 13 Nov - Wollongong, Anita’s Theatre – SOLD OUT
Tues 15 Nov - Perth, PCEC Riverside Theatre
Wed 16 Nov - Fremantle, Metropolis
Fri 18 Nov - Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre
Sun 20 Nov - Sydney, Enmore Theatre – SOLD OUT
Mon 21 Nov - Sydney, Enmore Theatre – SOLD OUT
Tues 22 Nov - Canberra, Canberra Theatre – SOLD OUT
Wed 23 Nov - Albury, Entertainment Centre
Fri 25 Nov - Hobart, Odeon Theatre – SOLD OUT
Sun 27 Nov - Melbourne, The Forum – SOLD OUT
Mon 28 Nov - Melbourne, The Forum – SOLD OUT
Tue 29 Nov - Melbourne, The Forum
Thu 1 Dec - Geelong, Costa Hall
Fri 2 Dec - Bendigo, Ulumbarra Theatre
Sat 3 Dec - Traralgon, Gippsland Performing Arts Centre – SOLD OUT
About Dean Lewis
Dean Lewis has sold 3.8M+ albums and EPs worldwide and his music has attracted 7.5+ billion streams to date. He was welcomed into the Spotify Billions club for his hit ‘Be Alright’ which now has 3 billion streams and has been certified 11x platinum in Australia, triple platinum in the U.S.A, platinum in the UK and platinum+ in 22 other countries. Dean has 1.7M Tik Tok followers and 1.1M YouTube followers. Lewis was an Apple Up Next artist in 2019 and played over 200 shows that year, including sold-out U.S. and Australian tours plus many shows and festival slots around Europe. That same year, Dean collaborated with Dutch superstar DJ/producer Martin Garrix on their hit single ‘Used To Love’ and kicked another bucket-list career goal when he performed at the AFL Grand Final.
Off the back of his # 1 Debut album release – 2019’s chart-topping, multiple-award-winning, multiple-Platinum-certified ‘A Place We Knew’ – Dean has cultivated and captivated a huge global fanbase. After ‘Half A Man’ was performed by a contestant on X Factor in Denmark earlier this year, this track from his debut album received a second life when it flew to the top of the Danish charts.
Earlier this year, Dean performed his single ‘Hurtless’ on X Factor Denmark’s finale, this impassioned breakup song climbed to #8 on the Danish charts and topped the Swedish Heatseeker chart, the song now has 59M+ streams. ‘Hurtless’ was preceded by 2021’s ‘Looks Like Me’ and ‘Falling Up’ which have also generated huge numbers, ‘Falling Up’ is ARIA Gold-certified 75M+ global streams, Looks Like Me’ has hit 70M+. Added to this, Dean’s most recent collab with Norwegian DJ/Producer Kygo, has hit 40M+ streams.
Dean Lewis is featured on New Music Daily on Apple Music.
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