Acclaimed in his native Sweden, Grammy-nominated sensation Alvin Lee Mehldau combines his mixed roots background with timeless and heartfelt songwriting. An impressive BBC Radio 2 A-list, supporting Greg James and Hugh Stevens on BBC Radio 1, a Top 40 hit in the Netherlands, an appearance on Elton John’s Rocket Hour and a worldwide Alvin Lee Mehldau, who boasts a performance, releases his brand-revealing new single, ‘When You’re Here’ today, raising expectations for an album release next winter. Listen below.
“When You’re Here” showcases Alvin’s deep songwriting talents and resonates with audiences around the world. The song beautifully captures the essence of classic romance – love and loss, tenderness and regret – with timeless melodies, warm instrumentation, and evocative emotion conveyed through Alvin’s moving vocals. From soaring high notes (“Here I can sleep through the night without fear”) to heartbreaking low notes (“I should have been firm, but I let you go”) from genuine emotions It is a sophisticated adult pop that was born.
Reflecting on the song, Alvin said, “‘When You’re Here’ is a melancholic love song about loss and regret. It encapsulates the contrasting feelings of joy you feel when you’re together and despair you experience when you’re apart.” It has been. “
The song was co-written by Alvin and his best friend Eg White (known for his work with Adele and Florence and the Machine) and co-produced by Nick Lobell (Harry Styles, Sam Smith). .
The accompanying music video for “When You’re Here” visually captures the emotional vortex the song depicts. This video, which depicts a couple separated at a distance, showcases their contrasting reactions. She exudes a sense of liberation and carefree energy, while he clearly embodies heartbreak and unhappiness. Watch the fascinating video below.
“When You’re Here” builds on the success of last year’s “Forget About Us”, which he co-produced with Jonathan Quamby (Lewis Capaldi, James Arthur), and Alvin has made breakthroughs in England, Holland and Germany. gained a position. The writing process for this album began during a pandemic when Alvin realized the importance of taking his time and perfecting it. He made repeated trips to London’s Shepherd’s Bush for sessions with Eg White and trans-Atlantic contributions from Nick Lobel in the American studio to produce the album.
Coming from a family with Swedish and British roots, Alvin Lee Mehldau gained international attention in 2016 with his debut single, “Lou Lou,” and has been featured on SXSW and NPR Music’s Tiny Desk. The session was highly rated. His 2018 debut album About You further cemented his career, earning him a Grammy nomination for Best Singer-Songwriter in Sweden, multiple platinum certifications and a Top 10 hit in Scandinavia, and airplay across Europe. , won honors such as the MMETA Award and the Anchor Award. Reeperbahn Festival, performance with artists such as Leon Bridges and Jessie Ware. Collaborations with notable figures such as Justin Parker (Adele, Lana Del Rey) and Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith, Disclosure) have also contributed to his remarkable journey. Now Alvin Lee Mehldau embarks on an exciting new era that cannot be overlooked.