Brett Gleason

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“A true original.”

“Mystical and mesmerizing. Brett Gleason makes a formidable impression.”

“An artist truly finding his footing as a great songwriter.”
Atwood Magazine

Brett Gleason’s highly-anticipated new album Prophesy is out now on Meridian/ECR Music Group, following on a wave of critical and commercial acclaim for the accomplished New York City-based songwriter and performer.

The album’s recent single, “A Sign,” has proven to be Gleason’s most successful of his career, garnering dozens of editorial playlists, tens of thousands of streams, and praise from across the music-press spectrum. Skylight Magazine writes, “[Gleason] is an artist who delivers . . . he creates a rock ’n roll atmosphere in a dark bar somewhere in the whiskey-driven streets of Los Angeles. This is an artistic, almost romantic return to the 1990’s Alternative sound.” All Music Guide adds, “Gleason is a solo artist who combines the dark electronic presence of Trent Reznor with the earnest piano-based pop of Ben Folds.” Extra Music Magazine calls Gleason, “A genuine existential poet . . . primitive rock played with authenticity accompanied by lyrics that tell moments of love and loneliness, hope and poverty.”

Gleason himself explains that the album, “Prophesy is an exploration—each song a search for understanding, meaning, and a push to move past the skin-deep, temporal ways we define ourselves and relate to each other,” He continues, “Locked down for the pandemic and locked into a complicated relationship, I poured myself into such confessional songwriting that I couldn’t share the results with anyone. Until now.”

The artist credits a childhood speech impediment leading to a mastery of multiple instruments (he performs all the instruments on this forthcoming record except for drums). “I was super-isolated growing up, even in Huntington, New York,” shares Gleason. “I spent most of my youth as a competitive gymnast and classical pianist.” Gleason’s immersive studies at the Long Island School for the Arts led him to The New School in New York City where he later received dual degrees in music composition and fiction.

His first two self-released efforts were also received with acclaim, each reaching the Top #100 on iTunes’ Alternative charts, with Gleason scoring the #1 Video on MTV Logo’s The Click List. His recent addition to the Meridian roster of artists on ECR Music Group has set the stage for and exciting year ahead.

Brett Gleason’s new album Prophesy was recorded in New York City, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, mixed by Phil Duke in Brooklyn, and mastered by Will Quinnell at Sterling Sound.

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“A Sign” (Single)

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“Versions of Love” (Single)

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“Real Love” (Single)

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