Nashville, TN – March 20, 2020 – Leaning into the yearning emotion of “I Do,” ASTRID S and BRETT YOUNG release the acoustic version of “I Do” via Virgin EMI Records / Universal Music Norway. LISTEN NOW: https://BrettYoung.lnk.to/IDo_AcousticPR. The Norwegian singer/songwriter confesses lingering adoration for a past relationship in the arrangement, which shares vocals with Young. Astrid penned “I Do” alongside Jakob Gustaf Hazell, Svante Halldin, Tia Scola and Julia Karlsson.
Today, the pair also unveiled an accompanying performance video, filmed at a Germantown loft in Nashville with director Steve Jawn of 10:10 Creative. WATCH HERE: https://AstridSBrettYoung.lnk.to/IDoAcoustic_Video.
Billboard notes Young is, “respected for his distinct vocal phrasing and confessional lyrics on ballads of love and heartache, today the country singer-songwriter shows a different talent: duet partner.” The song has already garnered 5.7 million streams in under three weeks, proving their global appeal.
With five consecutive Multi-PLATINUM No. 1 singles, Young is currently in the Top 5 as “Catch” soars at Country radio in the US. He has also achieved a PLATINUM-selling self-titled debut album and topped the Billboard Country Album charts with his latest release TICKET TO L.A. via BMLG Records. Young has reached over 3 billion global streams and sold out stops on his headlining THE CHAPTERS TOUR with St. Louis Post-Dispatch boasting the “95-minute set was filled with hits.” He plans to join Jason Aldean on the road later this summer. For more details, visit brettyoungmusic.com/.
The last two years have seen Astrid go from strength to strength – reaching over one billion streams, releasing two highly anticipated EPs ‘Trust Issues’ and ‘Stripped Down’, completing a sold-out tour across the US and Europe, tours with Years & Years and Zara Larsson, plus becoming the face of Fendi’s F is for Fendi campaign and a performance with Greta Thunberg for a special Fridays for Future event in Stockholm. For 2020 fans have a lot more to look forward to, with Astrid S’ debut album set for release this year. For more on Astrid, visit https://astridsofficial.com/.
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