The effervescent MNEK returns today with the new offering from his upcoming debut album. ‘Colour’, which features vocals from US popstar and actress Hailee Steinfeld, is out today on Virgin EMI.
Skipping far beyond the rainbow of love’s possibilities, ‘Colour’ is an intelligent, vibrant, and gloriously infectious anthem, bursting with boundless energy. Destined to soundtrack the upcoming summer, and featuring pristine vocals from girl-of-the-moment Hailee Steinfeld, ‘Colour’ is MNEK’s biggest, boldest and brightest statement so far.
Still only 23 years old, MNEK has already clocked up an astonishing ten years in the business, having signed a publishing deal aged just 14. With his early material like ‘Never Forget You’ and wider collaborations, he has an impressive 1 billion streams to his name. The list of people he’s written and produced for along the way is hard to quantify – Beyoncé, Dua Lipa, Little Mix, Madonna, Diplo, MØ, Rudimental, Julia Michaels and Stormzy to name but a few. He’ With his long-awaited and hotly demanded debut album expected later this year, it’s fascinating to watch the stars align for the incomprehensively talented MNEK.
This summer he will play a series of live shows, including his own headline show of London’s prestigious Wilton Music Hall on June 19th which is already completely sold out. Before then he will perform at the Mighty Hoopla in South London, and Parklife in Manchester at the start of June.