I’m very proud to let you know that I’ve joined Stones Throw Records. Stones Throw to me and my surroundings is an institution. That my tracks will be released under that same flag is a dream come true.
To celebrate this signing, we’re releasing a new track: ‘Passionfruit’
This was one of my favorite songs for a while. We played it a lot when we were in L.A. for writing sessions actually. I love that real populair music can sometimes still reach me. Pop music has always been my goal. liked the idea of presenting the song in a more old fashioned conventional way. To show that the actual song is really good.
Dear people of Japan: My new album City Melody is out now! I’ve worked really hard on it and I’m super proud of the result, so I hope you’ll enjoy!
To celebrate I’ll play a few gigs in Osaka and Tokyo in the Billboard Live Clubs. So happy to go back there. It will be a nice small party for the chosen few, and I will play some of the new stuff, next to some Benny classics off course.
Hope to see you there!
There’s a limited run of ‘Beat Tape’ tote bags available.
The artwork is illustrated by Japanese illustrator Ryu Okubo
Click HERE to order.
Hey People, So, it’s here! Out now: Beat Tape. Old stuff, demo’s, sketches. Just a little appetizer to keep you entertained, while my next studio album is on its way.. ENJOY! X
Stream or download at your favorite platform: Click here
I’m so proud that one of my songs ‘Coconut’ got picked out for the amazing Netflix show Easy. Been following Swanberg since day one, and am a genuine fan of the show, so just wanted to share. Click here to stream Cocount at Spotify / Apple Music / Deezer / TIDAL
Another track from the album ‘STUDIO’ gets a makeover. This time ‘One Of These Hearts’ gets turned into a nice Cosmic Dub by producer Duke Hugh. Available now on all digital platforms.
Heeeyyyy People! Long time no see. I wanted to let you know that I’m super proud of this project I did with Rex Orange County. This is the first single, and there’s more to come! X
Super excited to have won the ‘Best Original Soundtrack Award’ for the soundtrack I did for Marlies van der Wel’s animation Zeezucht! Thanks so much Marlies, Halal, Sizzer and Zabut International Animated Short Film Festival.
Original from the album ‘STUDIO’ now flipped in a laidback, feelgood remix by US producer Pat Van Dyke. Available on all digital platform.
Special trip to Japan. Will do special guest shows with Sukimaswitch in Osaka & Tokyo. On June 8 we will perform in Billboard Live Osaka and June 14 in Billboard Live Tokyo.
Hope to see you at one of the shows.
Happy to announce performing in LA this april/may.
Attending the annual Musexpo conference and be performing at a Sofar Sounds session in LA. For more info & the LA trip story check out my Instagram page.
29-04: Sofar Sounds LA
1-05: Wood&Vine, Buma Cultuur showcase
2-05: Musexpo show at S.I.R. Studio
Here you can find all the ‘AOR’ shows i did sofar for Red light Radio.
Full tracklist available in description. Enjoy.
On Friday, the 10th of February my new single One Of These Hearts along with a video clip is released. Together with Vinylify, this single will be released on 10” vinyl with only 10 limited edition copies available.
One of These Hearts is written by Dean Tippet & Benny Sings and is from the album STUDIO, which was nominated for an Edison.
“This song is written by a close friend of mine, Dean Tippet. His lyrics go so beautifully with the music. They’re just like little puzzles. I wanted to make a small video for the track with only lyrics. I immediately thought of the Bob Dylan video, where he holds up signs. I thought that could be a good alternative to all those videos where they use all kinds of motion graphics to show lyrics. I also thought of that scene from the movie Love Actually, where the guy holds up signs to explain to the girl that he loves her. The lyrics for this video are quite dark and about breaking up. So then I thought, just put a man and a woman in a kitchen, let the man hold up signs and then you’ve got something that could evoke all kinds of surprising emotions.”
The ’one shot’ video clip features actor Tijn Docter, amongst others.
On the B-Side of this signed and numbered 10” vinyl record is an un-released bonus track titled Could Have Been There. Only 10 exclusive copies of this record are available and they can be won via this site: http://oneofthesehearts.bennysings.com.