Emerging artists connect with fans through new “Deezer Home Sessions”

Posted by barbora | May 7, 2020 | Deezer, GB, Global, Press, US

Budding artists worldwide are getting fans through lockdown by releasing beautiful new cover tracks on Deezer. Our new “Home Sessions” were recorded in the artists’ homes during the pandemic, exclusively for Deezer’s listeners. 

The series features amazing breaking talent like Lukas Graham, Tate McRae, Sody and Griff. Our very own UK Deezer NEXT pick, Joesef, also gives Aretha Franklin fans a treat with his twist on “Day Dreaming”. 

The stunning covers and acoustic versions were recorded exclusively for Deezer in the artist’s home studios. The lineup will include:

  • Lukas Graham: ‘You’re Not the Only One (Redemption Song)’   
  • Joesef: ‘Day Dreaming’ (Aretha Franklin)
  • Tate McRae: ‘Hostage’ (Billie Eilish)
  • Sody: ‘Over My Head (Cable Car)’ (The Fray)
  • Faouzia: ‘Crazy’ (Gnarls Barkley)
  • Au/Ra: ‘Golden’ (Harry Styles)
  • mxmtoon: ‘All Star’ (Smash Mouth)
  • SAYGRACE: ‘Paradise’ (Jeremih)
  • Griff: ‘Sound of Your Voice’ 
  • Alexis Ffrench: ‘Supalonely (BENEE)
  • San Holo: ‘I miss you (Blink 182)

But wait, there’s more. We’re also offering fans a selection of artist-curated “Stay at Home With…” playlists. Each one is packed with lockdown tracks to keep you entertained. Global DJs like Calvin Harris, Marshmello, Deadmau5, David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, Major Lazer (and many more!) are here to give you a home party vibe.

You’ll also find hand-picked tunes from artists like J Balvin, Paloma Faith, Niall Horan, Melanie C, Kodaline, Enter Shikari, Sam Fender plus others.

“We want musicians to know we’re here for them. It’s critical for artists to stay connected with their fans right now, especially when they can’t perform in the same room. Our Home Sessions and Stay at Home content is designed for a life in lockdown and gives developing artists a fresh way to get their voices heard.” said Nigel Harding, VP of Global Artist Marketing at Deezer.

Our “Home Sessions” and “Stay at Home With…” series are available to stream today, exclusively on Deezer. Watch this space for more Home Sessions in the coming weeks!

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