Alec Benjamin, the singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona, debuts in Portugal at NOS Alive on July 11 at the Sagres Stage, where he will share stage with Parcels and Wolf Parade.
With artists like Eminem, Paul Simon and John Mayer as influences, Alec Benjamin, who simply refers to himself as a “narrator”, created a lo fi pop sound that has already gained thousands of fans, a little all over the world. After releasing a mixtape, “America”, in 2013, he recorded his debut single, “Paper Crown”, in the dormitory of the University where he studied. Launching it completely independently in 2014.
A number of songs followed, “The Water Fountain”, “End of Summer” and “I Built a Friend”, its 2017 viral hit, which hit more than 4 million streaming on Spotify in less than a year. And in 2018, with “Let Me Down Slowly”, the single from the debut album Narrated For You, achieved more than 2 million streams in the first week. The song currently has more than 400 million plays on spotify.
This rising star will have her debut in our country on the Sagres stage of NOS Alive on July 11.