DENMARK’S LUKAS GRAHAM SHARES LYRIC VIDEO FOR BREAKOUT HIT “7 YEARS”
CONAN APPEARANCE CONFIRMED, DECEMBER 10
“7 YEARS” TOPS BILLBOARD + TWITTER EMERGING ARTIST CHART
Lukas Graham, award-winning Danish artist poised for global crossover success, has shared the lyric video for breakout hit “7 Years.” Since its release, “7 Years” has been streamed an incredible 40 million times worldwide and is rapidly climbing the Spotify Global Top 50, with Lukas and his band set to make their U.S. television debut performing the song on Conan on December 10. “7 Years” embodies the singer’s distinct, raw blend of soulful vocals with poignant lyrics, and is reflected in the video as his life is chronicled through a collage of the singer’s personal photos, from his childhood in Copenhagen’s Christiania neighborhood through his explosive success overseas to now.
Watch/Share “7 Years” Lyric Video:
“7 Years” sets the stage for the release of Lukas Graham’s full-length U.S. debut, coming in 2016. Though new to the U.S., Lukas Graham has already had massive success in Scandinavia, sweeping the Danish Music Awards with wins for “Album of the Year,” “Peoples’ Choice Award,” and “Pop Album of the Year,” as well as winning the European Music Award for “Best Danish Act.”
That European momentum is propelling Lukas Graham into the global spotlight as listeners worldwide connect with his unique blend of soul, pop, and alternative. In the U.S. alone “7 Years” is receiving 500,000 streams a week, with early support from key tastemaker radio stations like KROQ in Los Angeles, SiriusXM The Pulse, and KQX in Chicago. The track recently topped the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists Chart.
Hailing from Christiania, an autonomous, artistic community in the center of Copenhagen, Lukas Graham Forchhammer’s honest and gritty songwriting immediately garnered overseas acclaim with the release of his 2012 self-titled debut album. Known for a phenomenal live show, Lukas has played countless sold out shows and festival main stage slots alongside his bandmates – Mark “Lovestick” Falgren (drums), Magnús “Magnúm” Larsson (bass), and Kasper Daugaard (keyboard) – childhood friends who play an integral role in both the songwriting process and the live performance.
Classically trained with the Copenhagen Boys’ Choir, with a musical scope widened by his Irish folk roots and passion for hip-hop, Lukas Graham possesses a distinct, poetic ability to capture the full range of emotions in his music.
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube