Childish Gambino releases summer pack of new songs
CHILDISH GAMBINO RELEASES MUSIC SUMMER PACK: “SUMMERTIME MAGIC” & “FEELS LIKE SUMMER”
FROM FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM VIA WOLF+ROTHSTEIN/COLUMBIA RECORDS
FOLLOW UP TO “THIS IS AMERICA,” GAMBINO’S #1 DEBUTING, CULTURE-DOMINATING SONG, CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY THE RIAA IN JUST 3 WEEKS
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
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Today, Grammy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning recording artist, actor and producer Childish Gambin releases a summer pack of two breezy, brand new songs that speak of the season - “Summertime Magic” and “Feels Like Summer”. CLICK HERE to listen. Available everywhere now, both tracks were co-written and co-produced by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson, the same creative team behind “This Is America”. Currently in Europe this week, he is performing live for the first time since he released new music. Headlining Bilbao festival in Spain on July 12th and Lovebox Festival in July 14th, which takes place for the very first time this year in West London’s Gunnersbury Park. Gambino recently announced his European headline tour dates in Paris, France at Zenith on October 30th and in London, UK at the O2 Arena on November 4th.
“Summertime Magic” is the first official single from Gambino’s forthcoming debut album with Wolf+Rothstein/Columbia Records. The track is the follow up to Gambino’s “This is America,” which was released during his stint as host and performer on Saturday Night Live, resulting in completely dominating the cultural conversations multiple weeks upon its release. “This is America” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, achieved platinum sales status in just 3 weeks, and to date, its captivating video has enjoyed over 310 million views. The video garnered 85.3 million views in its first week on YouTube, making it the biggest first week debut of any video this year and #1 on the YouTube Songs chart in 11 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and more. The video also tied for the 5th fastest music video to reach 100M views in YouTube history, reaching the mark in less than 9 days.
Source Sony Music UK
July 11, 2018 3:49pm ET by Sony Music UK