“The Day I Went Solo” and “Too Many Teardrops Away” to be released by Christopher the Conquered on February 8th, 2019.
10 Things to Know About Christopher the Conquered:
Christopher the Conquered is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has performed over 1,000 shows with various groups across North America and Europe.
As Christopher the Conquered, he has opened for Leon Russell, Andrew Bird, Sturgill Simpson, The Mountain Goats, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Julien Baker. He also contributed trumpet to performances by The Apples In Stereo during their 2008 summer tour.
His last album I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll (2016) has received over 500,000 listens online.
He has appeared on a panel with composer Philip Glass about the 21st Century concert experience. View video here.
His new singles “The Day I Went Solo” and “Too Many Teardrops Away” are a return to his roots of DIY home recording. He played all the instruments on both tracks and produced and mixed them himself in his home in Denver, Colorado.
"Christopher the Conquered is the real deal." - Ryan Adams
"Raw, emotional" - Alternative Press on I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll
"Compelling [...] interesting [...] funny" - ABC News on I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll
"[Christopher the Conquered has] got a buzz going with a sound that is reminiscent of a young Elton John." - Wendy Geller, Senior Editor, Yahoo! Music
"His winning charm is subtle and earnestness; if he has to sing a downbeat ballad rife with wary words straight from the heart, he’s going to do it. But if his piano solos are unconventional and his ponderous lyrics seem coy, it’s often downplayed into the decorous blend of instrumentation." Paste Magazine
"Striking [and] epic" - Little Village on I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll
"One of the most underrated musicians in all of music." - Front Row Report
"Every song has a melancholy punch; every song is just plain catchy." - Vice.com
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