Teddy releases his debut, self-titled album Teddy today, Friday, April 26th, via Autnmy Records.
is 10 tracks of Teddy’s most
elevated work to date, as he explores rock elements outside of his usual
repertoire. In ‘Broken Dreaming’ he blends surf rock guitar licks with bass
heavy trap beats and then gives listeners a delicate, acoustic heartbreak song
with ‘Down These Hills.’ It’s an alternative record at heart with shining
elements of hip hop.
In an interview with No Jumper, Teddy
says of his debut album, “This is the
first project I felt I genuinely found my sound. It doesn’t really sound like
anything else and I’m really proud of it. I poured my heart into it and it’s
just me…It doesn’t get more me than it.”
Earlier this week, Teddy
unveiled the music video for ‘Spine’
– a guitar led bop highlighting his captivating vocal performance. Co-directed
by James DeFina, the ‘Spine’ video
weaves through a house filled with quirky characters, including appearances
from Prince Tedward and the kid
version of Teddy. Fans were first
introduced to the three Teddys in
the visual for the album’s opening track ‘Intro
In early 2019, Teddy
shared his single ‘Crying Love’ with
a visual from James DeFina (Post Malone, Rich Brian). The single
closely followed his Castle With No Light EP and ‘Broken Hearts / Taste Me’ single pack,
which received acclaim from Beats 1,
AltPress, Brooklyn Vegan and more. Creating an ethereal musical landscape
with wavy synth pads and Teddy’s
snarling vocal, the singer-rapper is best known for his collaborations with
producers Smokeasac and Canto.
Looking forward, Teddy
has been announced to perform at the renowned Reading and Leeds Festival this August. This will be Teddy’s debut UK festival performance
since supporting Fat Nick’s GENERATION NUMB North American tour.