This past Friday, July 15, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer/instrumentalist Alexander 23 released his first full-length album, “Aftershock” (Universal/Interscope Records, 2022), A collection of 11 tracks showcasing Alexander’s growth as a songwriter and his ability to capture emotional depth.
“It’s about the grieving process of breaking up. Feeling sad, thinking you’re over it when you clearly aren’t.”
About this project, he said his album “is about the grieving process of a breakup. Feeling sad, thinking you’re over it when you clearly aren’t, meeting new people, questioning yourself and all your relationships. If a breakup is your emotional earthquake, making this album It was an emotional shock.”
Produced by Alexander and Grammy Award-winning producer Dan Negro (Olivia Rodrigo, Conan Gray), “After Trauma” It’s a look inside a rookie pop artist’s mind after a breakup that completely consumed him. She delves into her emotional state after the breakup, while at the same time showing touching sympathy for her ex, highlighting her growing maturity as an artist and as a human being.
Songs such as the heartbreaking and weak poem of a lost friend “The Hardest Part” and the anthem “Somebody’s Nobody” reveal the vastness of Alexander’s inner life, with detailed lyrics. There are other songs, such as RIP You And Me, featuring Charlie Puth on piano, the unbeatable song ‘Autumn 2017 (What If)’, the unbeatable song If We Were A Party, It combines raw emotion with skilful production.
With ‘After Trauma’, Alexander continues a phenomenal 23 years Which began when the artist co-wrote his single “Hate Me If It Helps” with Olivia Rodrigo, and has gone on to receive critical acclaim for singles like “Crash”. He has also supported artists such as John Mayer and Tate McRae on their world tours.
This summer he will appear at festivals such as Lollapalooza in Chicago, Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas and Firefly in Dover, Delaware. In the fall she will begin her first tour of North America, the United Kingdom and Europe. Dates and ticket sales information at this link: https://a23.lnk.to/AftershockTourWE.
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