YUNGBLUD RELEASES ACOUSTIC VERSION OF “FLEABAG”
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24 SEPTEMBER 2021 (TORONTO, ON) — Today, the ultimate British rockstar, YUNGBLUD has dropped an acoustic version of his hit “fleabag”—listen to it here! The track was accompanied by a new visualizer—watch it here!
The new release comes after YUNGBLUD took the stage at iHeartRadio Festival this weekend to perform his singles "Strawberry Lipstick," "parents," "I Love You, Will You Marry Me," "I Think I'm Okay," and "fleabag." He also performed at Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta on Sunday.
YUNGBLUD released “fleabag” in August followed by the official music video—watch it here! The video made its broadcast premiere on MTV Live, MTVU and on the ViacomCBS Times Square billboard! “fleabag” has amassed 9 Million global streamsand 5.4 Million all time streams on Spotify alone! YUNGBLUD also made the front cover of Spotify’s Rock This playlist (4.5 Million followers) with “fleabag” as #1 track. The track also generated 80k creates on TikTok in the first 5 days after it was released!
YUNGBLUD’s sophomore album weird! which topped the Official UK album charts in December 2020 following the release of his the underrated youth EP in 2019, which debuted in the top 10. YUNGBLUD was also crowned MTV Push: Ones to Watch winner at the beginning of 2020 and went on to win ‘Best Music Video’ at the NME Awards in Feb 2020 and Best Push artist at the 2020 MTV EMAs.
Stay tuned for more new music from YUNGBLUD coming soon.
Born in Yorkshire, England, YUNGBLUD (aka Dominic Harrison) is a multi-instrumentalist who first picked up a guitar at age two and began writing his own songs at age 10. The 23-year-old artist is known for voicing what he feels are major concerns for his generation, using his music to unite and empower the youth of today. Following the release of his self-titled EP and his full-length 2018 debut, 21stCentury Liability, YUNGBLUD released the underrated youth EP in 2019, which debuted in the top 10 on the Official UK Albums chart. YUNGBLUD was crowned MTV Push: Ones to Watch winner at the beginning of 2020, when he was also shortlisted for the BBC Sound of 2020 poll. YUNGBLUD went on to win ‘Best Music Video’ at the NME Awards in Feb 2020 and Best Push artist at the 2020 MTV EMAs. Over the years, YUNGBLUD has performed to sold-out crowds in over20 countries and played some of the world’s biggest festivals, including Austin City Limits, Life Is Beautiful, Lollapalooza, Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Vans Warped Tour. YUNGBLUD released full-length album ‘weird!’ on December 4th2020, which debuted at no.1 on the UK Official Album Chart after racking up a massive 39,000 chart sales in the first week. Described as a coming-of-age album, ‘weird!’ features tracks “god save me, but don’t drown me out”, “weird!”, “strawberry lipstick” and “cotton candy”. In Autumn 2020,helaunched The YUNGBLUD Podcast on BBC Sounds, where he meets young music fans who are approaching turning points in their lives, to discuss topics and issues affecting young people today whether it be gender, sexuality, identity, money worries, friendships, style or mental health. YUNGBLUD now has over 10million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 1.4billion global streams.