There is an understated musical genius in the arresting works of FINNEAS. At only 21-years-old, the multi-talented Finneas O’ Connell has already become a buzzing and sought-after producer, singer-songwriter and artist. Working behind the scenes on numerous hit singles and establishing himself as much a sought-out-after producer, 2018 marked the year that Finneas steps out into the spotlight with his own innovative and ambitious solo project, and being just not the man behind some of pop’s future stars but being one of them as well.
FINNEAS is setting himself up for another year of stunning music, starting with the release of his new single “Claudia,” which is released worldwide on February 22, 2019 (Available on all streaming platforms now. Click here to listen.)
Unafraid to be vulnerable, honest, and open, FINNEAS’ penned his new single “Claudia” as an ode to his girlfriend, Claudia Sulewski. It’s a true story of love at first sight; Writing the first verse of the song on the night they met and completed the song over the following two days, “Claudia” is full of rich and pure unadulterated emotion, showcasing FINNEAS’ poetic lyricism and fresh, textured production.
As a solo artist, 2018 turned out to be a real breakout year for FINNEAS with the release of a number of exquisite singles such as – “Break My Heart Again,” “Heaven,” “Life Moves On”,” “Hollywood Forever,” “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night.” etc. With each new release, Finneas has consistently proved his talent and versatility as an artist, songwriter and producer. Unafraid to be vulnerable and honest, his songs are rich with pure unadulterated emotion. His poetic lyrics glide over his signature clean, fresh and inventive beats. Utilizing out-of-the-box sounds like handclaps, texting sounds and layered harmonies, Finneas’ music is instantly captivating. With the release of “Claudia” in 2019, he is continuing to whisk away listeners to a melodious land full of well crafted tunes and exceptional songwriting and poet-ism. Already a staple in his sister Billie Eilish’s live band, FINNEAS also stepped out as the opener on her ‘1 By 1’ Tour, currently in Europe. Alongside the release of his own buzzing and innovative singles, FINNEAS also helped produce and co-write Billie Eilish’s debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? If his sold-out headlining gigs at Baby’s All Right (NYC) and The Troubadour (LA) or the screaming fans on Billie’s tour are anything to go by, the world is very much ready for Finneas to put his foot to the pedal with his solo music.
Finneas has also had the opportunity to collaborate with artists including Khalid, Kehlani, Jessie Reyez, Olivia O’Brien, Sabrina Claudio, Marian Hill, Bruno Major. His music can also be heard in TV and film including Netflix’s hit show 13 Reasons Why, The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Marvel’s Runaways, and the movies Everything, Everything and the Oscar-nominated Roma.
With millions of streams, an ever growing fan base, and continuous press praise from the likes of PAPER, Billboard, Zane Lowe, and Ones To Watch, there is no doubt that 2019 will be another momentous year for the multi-talented FINNEAS. Thanks to his masterful writing, producing, and solo releases, FINNEAS’ star is quickly rising. He’s someone you’re going to want to keep an eye on for 2019!
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