Following the release of his critically acclaimed self-titled studio album YUNGBLUD, which has now reached #1 in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, the multiple-award winning, global superstar YUNGBLUD has today announced his 2023 YUNGBLUD – THE WORLD TOUR.
Produced by Live Nation, the 29-city North American run kicks off Friday, April 29th in Seattle, WA at Paramount Theatre, and will make stops in Vancouver, Las Vegas, Austin, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, New York City, Toronto, Boston, St. Louis and more, before concluding inKansas City, MO on July 25th. YUNGBLUD will be joined on the road by American band, The Regrettes. The general on sale will begin Friday, September 16th at 10am local time. For a complete list of live dates and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.yungbludofficial.com/tour/
Last week, YUNGBLUD released his highly anticipated self-titled third studio album ‘YUNGBLUD’ [Locomotion/GEFFEN Records] to vast critical acclaim. Rolling Stone hailed it for its “angst and tender introspect,” and for being “larger than life,” and “perfect for arena singalongs.” While NPR applauded it as a cohesive body of work,” finding the young artist “coming into his own.” The 24-year-old rocker continued to celebrate its much-deserved success with a whirlwind 5-day in-store tour playing 9 cities across North America, a history making epic three-venues-in-one-night celebration, performing live at Sunset Blvd’s most iconic venues—The Roxy, Whiskey a Go-Go and The Viper Room on the legendary Sunset Strip for an exciting first of its kind live-streamed concert. And on Friday, he made a very special live appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform his current single ‘Tissues.’ Watch his spellbinding live performance HERE.
Also announced, YUNGBLUD will be taking part in a sold-out, intimate evening full of conversation moderated by Allison Hagendorf, followed by a very special live performance at the esteemed GRAMMY Museum on Wednesday, September 14.
YUNGBLUD the album marks an exciting new era for the artist, with previously released fan-favorites‘The Funeral’, ‘Don’t Feel Like Feeling Sad Today’and ‘Memories ft. Willow’, which surpassed 1 million streams within its first week. The album has already received an outstanding reception, from critics across the globe and arrived alongside the official music video for his latest single, ‘Tissues.’
Speaking on the ‘Tissues’ video, which Rolling Stone called “colorful” and “dance-fueled” was shot in London and directed by Charlie Sarsfield,YUNGBLUD says: “This is a new era for YUNGBLUD, I wanted to dance, I wanted to move, and I wanted to really personify in the video what this song means. It’s happiness and it’s euphoria and it’s letting the fuck go.” The infectious new track features a sample of The Cure’s ‘Close To Me’, which was personally approved by the band’s lead singer Robert Smith.
Watch the official music video for ‘Tissues’ HERE.
Rarely does an artist come along such asYUNGBLUD, who has undeniably become Gen-Z’s rock n’ roll poster child. Fearlessly advocating for the weirdos, freaks and the marginalized in the world, from the ground up, YUNGBLUD has amassed legions of dedicated fans from all over the world, who flock to his sold-out shows each night and scream every word to his songs as if their lives depend on it. With co-signs from rock legends such as Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Jones, and Dave Grohl, YUNGBLUD’S trajectory is looking brighter and more exciting than ever.
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 24-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 Alternative artist at the 2021 MTV EMAs. Over the years, YUNGBLUD has performed to sold-out crowds in over 20 countries and played some of the world’s biggest festivals, including Austin City Limits, Life Is Beautiful, Lollapalooza, Rock Am Ring, Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Vans Warped Tour. YUNGBLUD released the full-length album ‘weird!’ on December 4th, 2020, 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 “Mars”. In Autumn 2020, he launched 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 8 million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 3 Billion global streams.
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