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  • India Wallis

Oliver Tree Shares New Single 'Placeholder'

Chart-topping, genre-bending artist Oliver Tree has shared 'Placeholder' produced by Oliver, Travis Barker (Machine Gun Kelly, jxdn, WILLOW), and Nick Long (Machine Gun Kelly, The Chainsmokers, 5SOS).

'Placeholder' – which Oliver recently heralded across his hugely popular social media platforms – marks the latest single from 'Cowboy Tears (Deluxe)', an expanded release of his acclaimed sophomore LP set to arrive everywhere this summer. The new edition was first unveiled this spring with 'I Hate You' produced by Oliver Tree with longtime collaborators Whethan (The Chainsmokers, Dua Lipa, Tom Morello, Ugly God) and Casey Mattson.

With more than 2B global streams to date, 900M+YouTube views, 2M+ TikTok followers, and an overall social reach of 20M+, Oliver Tree is an internet-based vocalist, producer, writer, director and performance artist whose work explores the sonic intersection where pop and alternative meet and where art and entertainment visually collide. From comedy to action sports, mock reality TV drama to WWE wrestling, the world of Oliver Tree is unlike any artist who has come before him.

Oliver’s unpredictable debut album 'Ugly is Beautiful', rocketed to #1 on Billboard's “Top Rock Albums” and “Top Alternative Albums” charts upon its 2020 release while also debuting among the top 15 on the overall SoundScan/Billboard 200. Now boasting more than 1.6B worldwide streams, the album – which features an array of hit singles including the RIAA platinum certified 'Alien Boy' and RIAA gold certified 'Hurt' – was later joined by a deluxe version highlighted by 'Life Goes On' a full-fledged, RIAA gold certified global hit now with 530M+ streams, 200M video Views, 25M+ TikTok creates, and 30M+ TikTok Video Views.

Most recently, Oliver has written two feature length screenplays and has been perfecting his craft as a director, writer and producer through his big budget music videos which he prefers to call short films. So could this really be the final Oliver Tree album? Only time will tell. Right now it’s time to channel your inner outlaw and dig deep into 'Cowboy Tears'. Whether you’re here for the shimmering hooks, high-art aesthetic, personal reckonings or just a healthy dose of social commentary, you’ve come to the right place, partner.


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