DAGNY RELEASES DEBUT “BACKBEAT” AT ALL DIGITAL RETAILERS
OVER 14 MILLION SPOTIFY STREAMS
DEBUT EP COMING SOON
“One of the catchiest choruses of the year” – The Line of Best Fit
“It’s upbeat, ridiculously catchy, and positive in all the best ways. Dagny is new to the scene, and if this track is any indication, she’s here to stay.” – When The Gramophone Rings
“Instantly infectious…” – Blah Blah Blah Science
NEW YORK, NY (May 6, 2016) – Buzzing Norwegian alt-pop songstress DAGNY releases her debut single, “Backbeat,” at all digital retailers via Republic Records today. It’s available HERE.
Watch DAGNY perform “Backbeat” as part of VEVO DSCVR HERE
“Backbeat” has quickly become a bona fide phenomenon online. Originally premiered by Zane Lowe on Beats 1, it’s racked up over 14 million Spotify streams to date. As a result of the track’s explosion, DAGNY has been placed on “Artist to Watch” lists from Apple, Spotify, and Tidal in addition to receiving praise from The Line of Best Fit and others.
Coupling a handclap stomp, resounding piano, and spirited guitar, “Backbeat” instantly energizes, especially once its cinematic and unshakable refrain kicks in. Her dynamic voice takes the spotlight and doesn’t let go.
Right now, she’s in the process of working on her debut EP in Los Angeles. Stay tuned for more very soon.
Purchase “Backbeat” Here:
Apple Music: http://republicrec.co/DagnyBackbeatAM
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