Breakout pop sensation vaultboy returns with a heart wrenching single, “i wish u knew”. The tender new track tugs at heartstrings and highlights his signature melodic pop sound paired with crisp vocal range that has come to characterise his stratospheric music career.
vaultboy shares, “I wrote this song when I was at my lowest. It was me accepting that I wasn’t okay. It was me writing a letter to myself, saying the words I wish someone would say to me, “we need you here”.
In conjunction with the new release, vaultboy is working on a charity drive with Dream, a socially conscious, unisex clothing brand. The exclusive piece that vaultboy collaborated on will launch on 24th September and 100% of the profits will go to the mental health charity NAMI.
vaultboy’s talent for songwriting has been winning millions of hearts across the world over the last year. Navigating matters of the heart through his music with perfect poise, his talent for clever and relatable lyricism has not gone unnoticed.
Back in January, vaultboy released his self-titled debut EP to global acclaim where the five track body of work saw an impressive introduction to vaultboy’s knack for flawless and catchy alt-pop. His debut single “everything sucks” entered at #1 on the Spotify Global Charts, staying there for almost two full weeks and Spotify’s Viral Charts in 37 countries across the globe.
Since vaultboy’s debut, he has made an incredible impact across the globe, racking up over 300 million streams since 2021 and is now servicing over 4.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
His storming debut has also been evident across Asia, where he steamrolled into the Top 5 of Viral Charts in Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. “everything sucks” also entered top radio stations across the region, eventually landing on Asia Pop 40 (aired on 96 radio stations across APAC) with the music video added to rotation on TV channels like Vh1 India, MTV Asia, Music TV (Indonesia) and VERY TV (Thailand). Currently, his Top 15 Streaming Markets worldwide include India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan.
Born and bred in Jacksonville, Florida, he first began experimenting with music at High School and he has been honing his skills ever since. After joining TikTok at the end of 2020 he found the platform to be the perfect match for his clever, quick ability to write songs and engage an audience which now sits at 1.3 Million followers. With more in the pipeline, vaultboy is certainly an artist to watch out for in 2022.