Alternative / Indie / Singer-Songwriter
At first, he did a little bit of songwriting for other artists, but found it frustrating and unfulfilling. It wasn’t until Dean Lewis’ publishing company sent him to the small town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, England to work with producers Nick Atkinson and Edd Holloway, that things started to take off. The first song they worked on was “Waves” which turned Lewis from unknown songwriter to hit-maker overnight.
“Waves” was added to Triple J rotation, has had over 122 million streams, 31 million video views and was the second biggest Australian single of 2017. Suddenly, Lewis was gracing the stages of Europe’s biggest television shows, playing headline shows and festivals slots across Australia and the US. “Waves” even appeared on programs like Suits, Riverdale and Grey’s Anatomy.
Dean Lewis' debut album, A Place We Knew, includes his hit single "Be Alright" and tells his stories of love and loss. 2019 is looking bright for the Australian singer-songwriter who sold out an entire headline tour and recently hit a billion streams worldwide.
January 22, 2019 With over a billion streams worldwide, Lewis' brutally honest lyrics has genuinely resonated with listeners.
Author: Alyssa Yung
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Author: Kathryn O'Leary
Genre: Folk / Indie / Singer-Songwriter
From: Bathgate, Scotland
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Genre: Alternative / Indie-Pop / Singer-Songwriter
From: Issaquah, WA
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Genre: Alternative / Folk / Singer-Songwriter
From: Dublin, Ireland
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