(NEW YORK CITY) – Today, NYC-based indie/soul artist Michael Blume has released a brand new single “Blunder.” – premiered via Billboard.com. Ignited by pensive lyrics, “Blunder” bursts with palpable intensity and emotion as dynamic production builds into an explosive vocal riff. The song is available now on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon and Spotify and is from Michael’s forthcoming EP due out later this year.
Fans can catch him live later this month on Friday, February 23rd at Brooklyn Steel in NYC as support for City of the Sun, and again on Saturday, February 24th at Paradise Rock Club in Boston opening up a sold-out show for Ripe. This summer he will once again hit the festival circuit performing sets at Emerge Impact + Music in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, April 7th and Bonnaroo Music & Arts festival in Manchester, TN on Sunday, June 10th. For more information and all upcoming announcements, please visit: www.mblumemusic.com/.
February 23 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
February 24 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
April 7 Las Vegas, NV @ Emerge Impact + Music
June 10 Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
This announcement comes on the heels of a busy year that saw Blume achieve many accolades. Prior to unveiling this new single, Blume released two tracks last year “Lifting You” which premiered via Time and “I Am Not A Trend (No Rules)” which debuted via Nylon. On the road, he sold out three headlining performances in New York City at Mercury Lounge and Baby’s All Right and graced the lineups of major music festivals across the country including South By Southwest, Governor’s Ball in his hometown of New York City, Firefly Music Festival and Lollapalooza. With critical acclaim from the likes of Rolling Stone, Time, Billboard, GQ, Nylon, Ladygunn, Pigeons & Planes, Huffington Post and more, Michael Blume has shaped his career by being unapologetically himself.
Reviews for “Blunder”
[“I Am Not A Trend (No Rules)”] “…a bop brimming with self-empowerment…The trumpets add a triumphant flair, complementing the soul Blume’s voice carries.” – Nylon
“But the through-line across his growing catalogue is music that harnesses and reflects on the power of individuality and self-knowledge, a message he matches in his bold fashion, exuberance in live performance and advocacy for equal rights… ” – Time
“Through his music and sense of style, Blume expresses his identity and addresses the issues at hand” – Billboard
“Blume’s heart is in his work entirely… It’s refreshing and inspiring.” – DuJour
“His voice is captivating and his music a fantastical tour of harmonies, conscious lyrics, beats, and layers of sound that unite in a soulful blast.” – Ladygunn
[“Lifting You”] “…a powerful track” – Huffington Post