YUNGBLUD - “California” [Live + Interview] | All Eyes On

As an artist speaking up for the youth of 2018 and beyond, it was our pleasure to invite YUNGBLUD perform a stripped-back rendition of his standout single “California” against the scenic New York skyline. And be sure to stick around as we speak to YUNGBLUD about creating a community based around music, how people incorrectly perceive his generation, and so much more. Oh, and did we mention he managed to deliver a moving performance all while having a broken leg? 

Equally inspired by the likes of literary-minded songwriter Bruce Springsteen as he is by the emotive rock-minded choruses of My Chemical Romance, YUNGBLUD is an artist with a refined musical and societal vision. The critically-applauded UK artist has amassed an avid following in the course of just over a year, releasing his debut album 21st Century Liability in the summer of 2018. The impressive debut album signaled a newfound voice in the world of alternative rock, one that was nigh impossible to ignore.

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Perhaps it’s the way in which YUNGBLUD boldly speaks on prevalent societal issues that have earned him praise from both fans and critics alike. Whether you’re a fan of the UK rock star in the making for the way in which he tackles gun violence, date rape, and mental health or how he is ushering in a new wave of punk with pop influence, it is clear as day that YUNGBLUD musically embodies the ideals of a new generation.

Discover more of YUNGBLUD’s music here, and catch him on tour throughout Europe this winter.

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