ren RELEASES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO “new way”
DEBUT EP teenage angst OUT MARCH 13
“new way” IS ZANE LOWE’S WORLD RECORD TODAY ON APPLE MUSIC’S BEATS 1
22 JANUARY 2020 (TORONTO, ON) – Today, 17-year-old singer-songwriter sensation ren released her new single and video for “new way” off of her upcoming debut EP teenage angst due March 13, 2020 via Interscope Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, available on all streaming platforms HERE. The track exclusively premiered this morning as Zane Lowe’s World Record on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Watch the playful music video (directed by Lebni Avitia) in which she stars opposite fellow Canadian artist Sebastian Javier HERE.
This is the second song unveiled from ren’s upcoming EP, following the release of “idc” last November.
In addition, ren was announced last week as the supporting act on Two Feet’s “Mini Euro Run” tour.
- Feb 25th - London
- Feb 26th - Utrecht (SOLD OUT
- Feb 28th - Berlin (SOLD OUT)
ren released her debut single “waves” in early 2019, followed by “mind games” in June, which have since racked up over 7.5 million streams. The songs landed her on lists such as Apple Music’s Artist of the Week (May 2019) & Soundcloud’s Artist to Watch (August 2019). The rising star continues to gain massive critical praise:
“the lead single from ren’s debut EP is a BREATH OF FRESH AIR… The lyrics also convey the BREAKOUT STAR’S NO-FUCKS ATTITUDE and EFFORTLESS DELIVERY… The Canadian teenager is DEFINITELY ONE TO WATCH as 2020 unfolds.” - Idolator
“The NEW BILLIE EILISH or the NEXT NIRVANA? Meet Toronto’s new 17-year-old pop star who adds the ’90s to the mix” – Toronto Star
“ren stakes her claim amongst the NEXT GENERATION OF PROVOCATIVE ARTISTS” – Earmilk
"SMOKY VOICE compliments DENSE LAYERS OF SPOOKY POP… you won't want to stop listening" – Paper Magazine
“[‘waves’] a CHILLING, MINIMAL POP TUNE about vulnerability in a relationship” – Billboard
"[ren] follows in the footsteps of darker pop idols like Billie Eilish and Lana Del Ray... her FOUNDATION LIES IN HER TALENT, specifically her SOON-TO-BE DISTINCTIVE VOCALS that perfectly capture the laid-back, effortless aura of youth." – L’Officiel USA
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