bülow (singer)

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bülow
Birth nameMegan Bülow
Born1999 (age 19–20)
Germany
GenresPop
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2017–present
Labels
Websitehttps://www.bulowmusic.com

Megan Bülow (born 1999), known professionally as bülow, is a pop singer who had success with her debut EP Damaged Vol. 1.[1]

Early life[edit]

Bülow was born in 1999 in Germany. She grew up and lived in England, Canada, the United States, and the Netherlands.[2][3] After being discovered at a summer camp in 2016, when she was 15[4], bülow began collaborating with a number of Canadian writers and producers.[3] bülow currently resides in the Netherlands, where she recently completed high school at the American School of the Hague.[2]

Damaged Vol. 1[edit]

In November 2017, bülow released her debut EP Damaged Vol. 1, garnering her the title of "New Artist of the Week" by Apple Music Canada.[5] The EP featured three tracks, with the track "Not a Love Song" released as a single first.[6] In a statement to Noisey, Bülow described her inspiration for the track as "the excitement of meeting someone for the first time" and eventually realizing that she "just wasn't ready for that commitment yet."[6] The rest of her EP also consists of "smart, poignant tracks about guys".[7]

Damaged Vol. 1 was praised by critics for its "real and authentic" portrayal of bülow's voice and use of dynamic percussion elements.[8] "Not a Love Song" was also praised for its "bouncy" and "synth-saturated" style.[6]

Tours[edit]

On the 9th of April 2019, bülow announced on Instagram that she would be touring with Lauv in the Autumn, visiting the American cities of Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Chicago, Oakland, and Los Angeles.[9]

Awards and achievements[edit]

Juno Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019[10] bülow Breakthrough Artist of the Year Won
Fan Choice Award Nominated
Damaged Pop Album of the Year Nominated
"Not a Love Song" Single of the Year Nominated

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
Damaged Vol. 1
  • Released: November 3, 2017
  • Label: Wax Records
  • Format: Streaming, Digital Download
Damaged Vol. 2
  • Released: June 8, 2018
  • Label: Wax Records, Universal Music Canada, Republic Records [11]
  • Format: Streaming, Digital Download
Crystalline
  • Released: April 5, 2019
  • Label: Wax Records, Universal Music Canada, Republic Records [12]
  • Format: Streaming, Digital Download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN
[13]
"Like This Guy" 2017 Damaged Vol. 1
"Not a Love Song" 32
"Lines"
"Sad and Bored" (featuring DUCKWRTH) 2018 Damaged Vol. 2
"Honor Roll"
"You & Jennifer"
"Two Punks in Love"[14] 57 Non-album single
"Sweet Little Lies" 2019 80 Crystalline[15]
"Get Stüpid"
"Word Smith"
"Fine"
"Euphoria"
"Wake Up"
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were not released

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"Farewell to Nova Scotia"
(Blitz//Berlin featuring bülow)
2017 Movements II
"The Last of the Real Ones" (Remix)
(Fall Out Boy featuring MadeinTYO and bülow)[16]
2018 Mania

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet bülow: 17 year old rising pop star from the Netherlands". Umusic. Universal Music Canada. 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b Frometa, Rafael Jóvine (9 November 2017). "INTERVIEW: Megan Bülow". ventsmagazine.com. Vents Magazine.
  3. ^ a b "bülow". Casablanca Records. Casablanca Records.
  4. ^ Weekes, Jabbari; MacDonald, Sarah (2018-06-12). "Bülow Is Already a Big Deal and Now the Pop World Has to Catch Up". Noisey. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  5. ^ Young, Jessica (26 March 2018). "Megan Bülow: the rising star you've never heard of - LemonWire". LemonWire.
  6. ^ a b c Pacholik, Devin (13 November 2017). "Bülow Wants You To Know "This Is Not A Love Song"". Noisey.
  7. ^ Murphy, Sam (14 November 2017). "Bülow's 'Damaged Vol.1' Is Your Next Pop Obsession". The Interns.
  8. ^ Stack, Chris (20 December 2017). "Bülow - Damaged Vol. 1 EP - rBeatz Radio". rbeatz.com.
  9. ^ "bülow on Instagram: "i'm going on tour with @lauvsongs in the fall! ✨"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  10. ^ Nathoo, Zulekha (17 Mar 2019). "Shawn Mendes, Jessie Reyez among Juno Award winners | CBC News". CBC. CBC News. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  11. ^ "BÜLOW TO RELEASE NEW EP, DAMAGED VOL. 2, JUNE 8 | Umusic". Umusic. Toronto, ON. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  12. ^ http://www.umusic.ca/press-releases/bulow-set-to-release-brand-new-ep-crystalline-on-april-5th/
  13. ^ Peaks in Canada:
  14. ^ "Two Punks in Love". Retrieved October 16, 2018 – via Spotify.
  15. ^ Murray, Joshua (6 April 2019). "bülow – Crystalline Album Review". thereviewsarein. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  16. ^ FallOutBoyVEVO (2018-06-27), Fall Out Boy - The Last Of The Real Ones (Remix / Audio) ft. MadeinTYO, bülow, retrieved 2018-06-30

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