August 13, 2022

John Harvie has signed to FRKST and Elektra Leisure, Consequence can completely announce at the moment (June twenty ninth). Harvie has additionally dropped a brand new music, “Magnificence In The Dangerous Issues.” Get a primary pay attention under.

Like lots of his contemporaries, Harvie first discovered fast and surprising success due to a viral TikTok second — which, on this case, options the Louisville native by chance coughing his manner by way of Fall Out Boy’s “Sugar We’re Goin’ Down.” What adopted was a TikTok viewers as invested in 2000s emo and pop-punk as Harvie himself.

His debut single, the sardonic, edgy “Bleach (On the Rocks)” was rapidly obsessed over by followers artists alike. The music finds Harvie, 22, locking into his inside Brendon Urie, as he’ll readily admit by way of his TikTok, and boasts dramatic, cathartic strains like, “You apologize and also you need us to repair what’s fallacious/ However I believe I’d moderately dye all my insides blonde.”

Of the established artists to take discover was Johnny Stevens of Extremely Suspect, who rapidly signed him to his file label, FRKST, along with 300 Leisure.

“John has a kind of voices that comes round solely a couple of times each decade,” Stevens tells Consequence. “However, past that, he has a narrative to inform and it’s actual. John speaks for everybody who graduated highschool and thought, ‘What’s subsequent?’”

“I’m extraordinarily amped to be part of the 300/Elektra/FRKST household,” Harvie provides. “They actually care about music and the creative course of, [which] actually drew me in direction of them. I’m so excited to place out my first full size album and inform all people my story.”

“Magnificence In The Dangerous Issues” was written throughout a interval when Harvie was feeling stress and burnout round getting his music profession off the bottom, as he explains to Consequence. “I used to be [in] in a bizarre/troublesome spot in my life, and two of my nice mates — Charlotte Sands and Danen Reed Rector — had been capable of let me come into the [studio] session susceptible, and open up about what was happening,” he says. “I defined the whole lot, from the stress of me only recently signing and making an attempt to carry out properly in my job, to financially supporting my mates on my workforce and making family and friends round me proud, in addition to myself. I had written the phrases ‘there’s magnificence within the unhealthy issues’ in my notes, and we determined to make use of that because the theme for the music.

“I hope it hits individuals as laborious because it hits me,” he continues, “and others may be sincere with themselves about being in a spot in life the place they don’t really feel like themselves.”

“The best way John is ready to weave his phrases to color an image sucks you in. It doesn’t matter what background you come from, you’re immediately transported to HIS world and it performs like your favourite HBO sequence,” Stevens says. “Once you hearken to what John is saying, you get to flee your personal life for a minute and stand in his sneakers.”

Subsequent, Harvie guarantees tour dates and a debut album are on the horizon. “I really feel like this file goes to face out due to its distinctive tackle the present rock sound and the authenticity,” he says. “It’s an album that would be the soundtrack to no matter season of life you might be in.”

Within the meantime, try “Magnificence In The Dangerous Issues” under.

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