A safe space and sense of belonging is all Dominic Harrison has aimed at creating with his musical ego Yungblud and his music. With his newest album Weird!, Yungblud, released his most authentic and heartening pierce of work yet.
The 13-track album, inspired by his fans and their stories, defines the hardships life can bring but the importance of self-discovery and self-love. The pop-rock singer set out to make an album different from his 2018 debut 21st Century Liability from a feeling of anger to now, self-acceptance. A piece of work that reflects acceptance in all forms in terms of gender identity, sexuality, love, heartbreak and every other aspect of oneself. Influenced by a wide array of artists from the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, My Chemical Romance, Marilyn Manson, David Bowie and so many more, the proud Doncaster native put his own creative twist to these legendary artists. In a time now where there is so much uncertainty, Yungblud’s response with this album is so direct expressing “a lot of people feel trapped or pressured to have an answer and this album reflects that it’s alright to have questions and feel scared and confused…it’s alright to be fundamentally different and weird.”
Weird! is the definition of authenticity and truth with vulnerability and passion in each song is so impactful giving his fans the chance to have a voice and feel heard. Yungblud has never been one to follow rules, shying away from any societal normalcy and encouraging others to do the same and be nothing else other than their truest self. He has created more than music, he’s created a community.
An album for his fans, for those who feel alone, an outcast or weird, Yungblud perfectly represents those who don’t feel represented. Yungblud isn’t just a singer or Dominic Harrison, Yungblud is a revolutionary movement about humanity and equality with no judgment.
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