Los Angeles based artist Chris Ayer delivers a timeless indie pop single amidst a world of chaos.
Chris Ayer has honed his craft over nearly a decade’s worth of countless performances across the globe. In 2014, Chris moved from New York City to Los Angeles. Shortly after relocating to the West Coast, Chris’s music began to gain traction throughout Europe and The UK, specifically in The Netherlands and England. Ayer’s last two singles, ’Stay Another Night’ and ’On the Blvd’ have a combined total of nearly 2.5 million streams on Spotify. Stay Another Night’ landed in the Spotify Viral 50 in Denmark and Holland, it was featured on Spotify’s Bae Playlist, and it hovered on Hype Machine’s Twitter Music Chart for a couple weeks. Most recently, In April, Chris capped off his national tour of the U.S. with a critically acclaimed performance in front of 5500 screaming fans at AFAS Live in Amsterdam. Chris was also a featured performer at the 2017 PinkPop Festival in The Netherlands, where he shared a bill with the likes of Green Day, Martin Garrix, and Kings of Leon.
‘Heavy’ is an emotional reality check for listeners of all ages. Ayer’s poignant lyrics find a way to subtly strike at the hearts of both millennials and baby-boomers with pinpoint accuracy. The post modern production sets the mood while the soaring vocals and raunchy guitar riffs seal the deal. For this release, Chris has collaborated with the hottest up and coming writers LA has to offer, including producer Keith Varon (Federal Empire, Nightly, Lindsey Stirling) and top-liner Jessica Vaughn (Laces, Charlotte Sometimes, BRZY). This trio of talent is proving to be a lethal combination of songwriting and production. Listen for yourself!
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About Chris Ayer:
Chris Ayer is a Los Angeles-based artist with a rawness of performance and poetic lyricism that combine to make something at once urgent and timeless. With sharp pop sensibility, and a strong nod to the singer-songwriter tradition, Chris defies genres, incorporating Pop, Folk, Soul, and Americana elements seamlessly into his music.
Born in California, and raised in Virginia, Chris has built a reputation for uplifting and emotive solo shows in New York’s lower east side, as well as inspiring collaborations with musician friends also coming up in the New York music scene – especially his close friend and longtime tour mate Matt Simons (“Catch & Release”, “With You”). Chris has played over 1000 shows throughout America and Europe the past few years, and self-released his most recent album The Noise, which he coproduced with Grammy-winning producer Will Hensley.
Chris recently capped off a 21 date national tour of the United States with a one-off performance in Amsterdam in front of 5500 screaming fans at AFAS Live supporting Matt Simons (‘Catch & Release’, ‘With You’). Chris was also added to the lineup for this year’s PinkPop Festival in The Netherlands, where he will shared the bill with the likes of Green Day, Martin Garrix & Kings of Leon.
Chris just released his latest single “Stay Another Night” internationally with the Amsterdam based label Play It Again Sam (PIAS) in May, and its has already accumulated over 1M streams in it’s first six months. Chris will be releasing his followup single to Stay Another Night, Heavy, on Friday, November 3rd, also via PIAS.