It’s been almost three months since YUNGBLUD played his first live show since the pandemic hit at the iconic Whisky a Go Go in LA and where ‘fleabag’ was first introduced to the world. YUNGBLUD played the new song live and ever since fans have been waiting excitedly for the release!
Since the show, YUNGBLUD has been teasing ‘fleabag’ by hinting at the song’s release within his Instagram posts as well as releasing a snippet for fans to play around with on TikTok. YUNGBLUD also encouraged fans to create videos with ‘fleabag’ by announcing that he would be calling one fan each day who used the sound on TikTok! We’ve loved seeing all of his creative fans create incredible looks and fun videos with the sound!
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YUNGBLUD released the song on the final day of his takeover of Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show this week. ‘fleabag’ is an amazing rock song with a heavy bass line, melodic guitar riff, and hard drums, and was co-written by Texas-bred songwriter/producer Aldae. If you’re a fan of rock music, you’re going to ADORE this track! As well as this, the song is a fun, hard-hitting track about not letting anyone change you or make you think you need to change to be more likable. YUNGBLUD has built his career from reassuring fans that it is okay to be different and to feel comfortable with who you are. ‘fleabag’ really amplifies that message and it’s why we love the song so much.
I wrote ‘fleabag’ in a really dark time of my life, when a lot of people around me had an expectation about what I should be. I felt so alienated, I felt so alone. When everybody else has an expectation of what you should be or have their own version of your truth it messes with your brain because you start to think ‘maybe they’re right, maybe they do know what’s best for me, maybe I should change who I am,’ but ultimately I believe to my core – it’s the foundation I built my whole ideology around, that self-expression and the right to be unconditionally yourself is the best thing you can be. Nobody should determine how you express yourself except YOU. You are brilliant, you are beautiful, you are individual just by breathing.
Watch The Visualizer For ‘fleabag’ Here!
Fans will be able to hear this song performed live when YUNGBLUD goes on tour in the UK and Europe later this year! The artist will be on the road in the UK for his Life On Mars Tour which will see him perform in places such as his hometown, Doncaster as well as his biggest show to date in London’s iconic venue, Alexandra Palace. Alongside this, the British artist will also take the Life On Mars Tour to Europe next year. YUNGBLUD will also make appearances at many festivals this summer which include Reading and Leeds Festival! Tickets to see YUNGBLUD are on sale now and you can buy yours here!
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