SHARES “YOUNG HEARTS” SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO
YOUNG HEARTS DUE OUT MARCH 24 VIA STONES THROW RECORDS
Benny Sings announces his new album Young Hearts, out March 24th via Stones Throw Records, with the title track and a video directed by Bear Damen.
Young Hearts is Benny’s eighth record, but for the first time in his career, the Dutch singer-songwriter has worked with a single producer in the studio for the whole record – beatmaker-to-the-stars Kenny Beats.
Their collaboration began simply with a DM from the producer, which led to a call between the two. Benny instantly felt at ease. “Kenny is so honest that he’s not scared to brag,” he says. Benny explained that he wanted to make a record that sounded bigger than anything he’d done before. “I can give you that extra slap,” Kenny responded without hesitation.
Kenny is the force of nature behind a diverse array of releases from Vince Staples and Freddie Gibbs to Remi Wolf and Denzel Curry, and recently earned a Grammy nod for his work with IDLES. It makes sense that the prolific and genre-agnostic producer would find a kindred spirit in Benny, who mines a range of styles from West Coast AOR to ‘70s R&B and hip-hop for his signature sound. They recorded the album in Los Angeles and London.
Benny says: “‘Young Hearts’ is one of my favorite songs on the album. Kenny started producing and added Remi Wolf in the chorus. This song is one of the rare occasions where I’m singing in third person, which I really love. It’s about two young people getting addicted to crack – not autobiographical.”
To go along with the album announcement, Benny has released a black-and-white trailer featuring him and Kenny Beats wandering around Amsterdam and discussing life, music, and more. Shortly after the release of Young Hearts, Benny will headline several shows in the UK & Europe; tickets can be found here.
Listen to and watch “Young Hearts” and pre-save Young Hearts above and pre-order on vinyl here.
Benny Sings Tour Dates:
March 24 – Roeselare, Belgium @ TRAX
March 25 – Amsterdam @ Paradiso
March 28 – London @ KOKO
March 29 – Paris @ Le Trianon
March 30 – Berlin @ Lido
April 5- Rotterdam @ Maassilo
April 6 – Utrecht @ Tivoli Vredenburg
March 24, 2023
1. Young Hearts
2. The Only One
3. Simple Love Songs
4. Pyjamas (feat Remi Wolf)
5. The World
7. Love Will Find A Way
9. Let’s Go
10. Take Your Time