August 14, 2022

Video games We Play, the pop-punk undertaking of Emmyn Calleiro, has signed to Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Information, Consequence can completely announce at this time (Could nineteenth). Calleiro has additionally shared a brand new video for his tune “I Hope You’re Completely satisfied.”

Video games We Play brings a traditional, Blink-182-esque pop-punk sound to 2022. With large, catchy hooks and lyrics which are equal components spiteful and playful, Calleiro has discovered a becoming dwelling at Fueled By Ramen and Pete Wentz’s DCD2.

“In a time the place the world appears to get a lot serotonin funded by a committee of likes and feedback on social media platforms, true authenticity is scarce however invaluable,” Wentz tells Consequence. “That is what drew me to Video games We Play — it’s all there. Cohesive, humorous, unhappy, self-aware and impressive all folded within true punk rock hooks. It looks like a throwback, however from the long run.”

“I fell in love with Video games We Play on my first pay attention of ‘I Hope You’re Completely satisfied,’” Elektra Music Group VP of A&R Johnny Minardi provides. “Emmyn and I instantly clicked over our shared love for early-2000s pop punk. I couldn’t be extra proud to have Video games We Play on the Fueled By Ramen roster and usher within the subsequent period of pop punk bands that he’ll encourage!”

A multi-instrumentalist, the Miami-bred Calleiro first began selecting up bass and drums in church. Being obsessive about pop-punk, he quickly rounded out his ability set by studying guitar and honing his voice. Calleiro’s 2018 EP Senior 12 months was his first to don the Video games We Play moniker, and after encouragement from his spouse, he returned to the undertaking in 2021 with a sequence of singles, together with “Story of a Love Music” and “Deadbeat.”

Calleiro’s appeal helped him amass a large TikTok following. Quick movies teasing songs, explaining lyrics, telling tales, or simply fooling around usually pull in lots of of hundreds of views. The brand new video for his newest single “I Hope You’re Completely satisfied” embodies the easy goofiness that Calleiro and Video games We Play pull off so properly.

“The music video is a whole fruits of every little thing in my mind,” Calleiro tells Consequence of the “I Hope You’re Completely satisfied” video. “Performing silly, making enjoyable of people that assume they’re sizzling shit and pull up in million greenback automobiles, having a bunch of tremendous mannequin girlfriends, you recognize… my common ideas.”

Calleiro is now engaged on his main label debut undertaking, which he guarantees will arrive ahead of later.

“The following tune that I’m releasing VERY EXTREMELY EXTRAORDINARILY SOON — SO LOOK OUT, BECAUSE IT’S RIDICULOUSLY SOON — is my favourite I’ll have out,” he tells Consequence. “It’s referred to as ‘St. Girlfriend’ and it’s about shitting your pants on a date with a woman. And the lady by no means even seen! The date simply continued taking place. I’m very, very, very enthusiastic about it as a result of it’s a cute love tune with a silly GWP twist.”

Video games We Play can also be prepping for a string of summer time dates, together with exhibits with Level North and The Band Camino, in addition to pageant dates. You possibly can choose up tickets right here.

Within the meantime, try the video for “I Hope You’re Completely satisfied” beneath.

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