Bleachers unveils the official music video for debut hit single “I Wanna Get Better” on VEVO today. Bleachers, which is the new musical endeavor from Grammy Award winning musician, Jack Antonoff launched just last month and received instant praise from critics across the music community. “I Wanna Get Better”, written and co-produced by Jack Antonoff and producer John Hill (MIA, Jay Z, Empire of the Sun), is the lead single off of Bleachers’ debut album due out later this spring on RCA Records.
After only one month, “I Wanna Get Better” is the #1 Greatest Gainer and about to jump into the top 15* at Alt Radio. Quickly climbing the charts, the single has already been featured on the Spotify Top Viral Chart and has had 4 consecutive weeks of growth since its debut.
Last night Bleachers made their network television debut with a performance on NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers (WATCH HERE). Following their highly anticipated live debut in Austin, TX and two sold out shows in Los Angeles and New York, Bleachers will kick off their summer festival dates at Governors Ball in New York City.
June 6-8 Governors Ball (New York)
June 19-22 Firefly Music Festival (Dover, Delaware)
July 5-6 Wireless Festival (United Kingdom)
July 10-12 Bilbao BBK Live Festival (Bilbao, Spain)
August 3 Lollapalooza (Chicago, IL)
Critics instantly praised “I Wanna Get Better”:
“Bleachers’ ‘I Wanna Get Better’ Is Basically The Song Of The Summer In February.” –Huffington Post
“We’ll be shocked if it’s not all over the radio by spring.” – Rolling Stone
“…the song is 100% anthemic alt-rock gold with some major production value, as well as a chorus that will have you singing along by your second listen.” – Hilly Dilly
Hailing from New Jersey, 29 year old Jack Antonoff has been in the music scene for over a decade. In 2002, with Jack as the lead singer, the success of New Jersey born indie rock band Steel Train was well underway. Steel Train’s cult following lead them to make their national television debut on Late Night With Conan O’Brien and later appeared on Late Show With David Letterman. In 2008, Jack joined Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost to form the Grammy award winning fun..
In addition to being a multi-talented musician, Jack is a critically acclaimed songwriter and producer. His achievements include co-writingfun.’s Grammy award winning song “We Are Young” and Grammy nominated album Some Nights, and he received a Golden Globe nomination for his collaboration with Taylor Swift on her song “Sweeter Than Fiction.”Jack has also worked with Sara Bareilles, co-writing her Grammy nominated hit “Brave”, and Canadian Indie icons Tegan and Sara. Jack is set to release the debut album for Bleachers later this spring.
Credits: Directed by Lena Dunham Produced by: Alicia Van Couvering, Cast: Kimiko Glenn, Coco Konner, Lindsey Byrns, Shoshana Bush, Rizwan Manji, Marietta Sirleaf, Mike Doyle, Arrow De Wilde.
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