(Los Angeles, CA – November 12th, 2021) Seattle-based artist on the rise Dempsey Hope releases new track “plug my ears” via RCA Records. Listen HERE. The track is written by Dempsey, with support from Jake Crocker and Jason Strong. “plug my ears” follows Dempsey’s latest tracks “reset”, “strawberry cheesecake”, “birds”, “picture perfect”, “on my mind” and “autumn” which was featured in Billboard’s “10 Cool New Pop Songs To Get You Through The Week” column.
About “plug my ears”, Dempsey says, “life is special, exciting, overwhelming. i like to think that i have a grasp on my emotions and actions, but that’s not always the case, especially when dealing with outside pressures. “plug my ears” is about a response to extremely overwhelming circumstances. when you are under a tremendous amount of stress, or you’re going through something that you literally cannot deal with in that moment, you just need to plug your ears, shut it out, and pretend it’s not happening. a feeling that i sadly think a lot of people can relate to, especially in this day and age. just know that it will be alright and sometimes it’s okay to just take a moment.”
Last week, Dempsey wrapped up his first nationwide run of shows where he supported Ryan Caraveo on his “Northend Sweetheart Tour.”
About Dempsey Hope:
Dempsey Hope has been a singer and performer since an early age. In 2009, Dempsey began recording his YouTube videos, gaining fans by doing covers and creating content with his childhood friend Kateel. He then got started with a local community based recording program in South Seattle, releasing his first original song “Game Time”, and started busking at local festivals and on the streets of Seattle.
In high school, Dempsey focused on sports, and was a member of the Nathan Hale Basketball Team that went undefeated and won the High School National Championship in 2017. He also led his Ultimate Frisbee Team to a Washington State Championship and the national stage. In 2016, Dempsey began to dive back into the world of music, taking a more serious approach to the craft of songwriting and since then has fully dedicated himself to pursuing music. In 2018, Dempsey linked up with Seattle based producer Jake Crocker and they got to work, developing and crafting much of what you hear in Dempsey’s sound today. Together they created tracks like “Commitment Issues”, “3 Years”, “When I Wake Up”, “time flies”, “elephant in the room feat. gnash” and “roller rink.” He has been called “an unbelievable talent” by Lyrical Lemonade and was featured in the Seattle Times. Leaning heavily on a sound that he calls “nostalgic”, Dempsey crafts poignant melodies with Pop and R&B influences that will make you a fan after just one listen. Last fall, Dempsey released the dempsey hope project. The project was a collection of 10 songs that Dempsey had spent months working on and featured “baby blue” ft. Olivia O’Brien (watch the lyric video HERE) as well as fan favorites such as “roller rink” which was featured in Billboard’s “10 Cool New Pop Songs To Get You Through The Week,” “time flies” and “elephant in the room” feat. gnash.
To Buy/Stream “plug my ears”:
Multi – https://smarturl.it/dh.plugmyears