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 News Pop / Rock 08/08/2019

Billy Winn Awakens Dreamland II, The Final EP Of His Two-Part Series

Billy Winn Awakens Dreamland II, The Final EP Of His Two-Part Series

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Billy Winn's Dreamland II releases everywhere on August 9 and it picks up where the first album left off. Thematically, at least. Both EPs tell stories from the perspective of a queer kid of color who has had his heart broken. "It's the only position that I can write from and it's one that I can't recall ever hearing in pop music," Winn explains. "My hope is that regardless of where you come from, who you are now, or who you are becoming; you're able to find something in these songs that resonates and makes you want to play them over and over again."

Billy Winn was listening to a lot of TLC and Janet Jackson while he was working on Dreamland II. "Specifically, Crazy, Sexy, Cool, Fanmail, and Janet's Velvet Rope album. At the same time, I was listening to artists like Flume, Owl City, Robyn, and Tove Lo; trying to find a place musically where they could all co-exist or become something completely different altogether."

He was also inspired by a series of circumstances in his life, including the death of his father. "He and I weren't close but at the end of his life, I was asked to return home to take care of him and my family. It was an extremely emotional situation, and definitely something that I'm still healing from."

It is one of the reasons Dreamland II is angrier than the first album. While Dreamland I explored life as a perception of fantasy and guilty pleasures, Dreamland II reveals more pain beneath the surface. There is an overriding theme throughout that it's all fun and games until someone catches feelings.

Billy Winn is a Billboard-charting singer, songwriter, recording artist, and performer whose music ranges from high energy dance records to emotionally charged EDM. Some of his most popular singles include "Seal It with a Kiss", "Crash," and "Future X Boyfriend."
Dreamland I was a major turning point for the young artist and its success allowed Winn to tour and expand his fan base. It has also taught him to not doubt or second guess himself. "I'm trusting my instincts a lot more these days and I have to admit I'm pretty confident in the road ahead."
Billy Winn released "Another Broken Heart," the debut single from Dreamland II, in June. The next release from the album, "Tell Him," is scheduled to release in early fall.

Dreamland II:
1. Another Broken Heart
2. Silly Things
3. Boy Crush (Interlude)
4. Tell Him
5. (I'm Not Your Boyfriend) I Never Was
6. Long for This Love






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