Bryce Vine describes his music as if "Blink 182, Kid Cudi and Frank Ocean got drunk together and had a jam session".
The LA-based artist, who is currently out on his first European tour, has been praised for his genre bending songs. His music moves from hip hop to indie pop and punk rock.
Bryce Vine started building a fanbase back in 2011 when he was on "The Glee Project", a reality show based on Ryan Murphy's high school series.
Since then, he’s released several chart-topping singles, including "Drew Barrymore" which struck platinum and has reached over 100 million streams.
We caught up with Bryce before his gig in Sweden and talked about his new single 'Baby Girl' that drops this friday, where he finds inspiration and more. Check out our interview below.
Hey Bryce, What are you up to today?
I’m currently in a sprinter van with my tour team heading to Malmo, Sweden after stopping in Copenhagen. Pretty standard.
How would you describe your sound?
My sound is what would happen if Blink 182, Kid Cudi, and Frank Ocean got drunk and had a jam session.
Where do you find the inspiration for your songs?
Books, movies, life experiences, even funny quotes from friends I keep a list of in my phone.
What has been the biggest moment of your career so far?
Oh man, one of the coolest moments was being a guest on Kelly Clarkson’s talk show sitting next to Jay Leno while Drew Barrymore video chatted us to tell me she loves my song!
Tell us a about your new single ‘Baby Girl’?
I always try to picture a scene and a feeling when making a new song. I go to Miami a lot to vacation and this last time I was there I realized I didn’t have a club song. This is my version of that - something to get people moving.
What’s up next? I’m in the middle of my first European headline tour. Played Dublin for the first town and it was an absolute dream crowd. I’m playing a bunch of festivals up to summer and then I’m releasing my new yet-to-be titled project.
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