Brett Charles Young (born March 23, 1981 Anaheim, Orange County, California) is an American pop singer and songwriter. He was a baseball pitcher at his school but took the composition after being injured, his debut EP entitled, produced by Dann Huff, was released by Republic Nashville on February 12, 2016. The main single, Sleep Without You , was released on April 11. Look at a pitcher on the mound, on any team, from a nine-year-old boy in the Babe Ruth league to a million-dollar ace in the big leagues. There's a look in his eyes, an intensity, that goes straight to his heart and when you see that look in Brett Young's baby blues, it's not too hard to understand what drove the boy from California from a dance floor to the recording studio. Their raw voices and passionate lyrics are based on the same firm foundation that had him as the pre-draft pick of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays fresh out of high school: hard work, pure talent and the same as industry executives. music and baseball talents. simply call heart.
Those same qualities have caused Brett's songs to be featured on TV shows like The Real World on MTV and Kourtney and Kim Take New York, on the popular Kardashian culture, and his feet firmly planted on some of the best-known stages of the world. : The Roxy, The Troubador, The Viper Room, sharing those stages with some of the best and brightest pop music, from Colbie Caillat to Gavin DeGraw and Katy Perry.
Not bad for what Brett Young once thought would be just a "hobby". But when a big elbow injury and reconstructive surgery finally got him out of the pitcher's mound, he discovered that his love for music became much more, and what the thought was that the end was just the beginning.
"They all leave a trail of 'memories' and bittersweet memories on the way to 'the one'," says Brett. "It happened to me on my trip, it happens to everyone, I now use those moments when I write music, I guess it's lucky for me that people relate more easily to the anguish, I'm an emotional and hopeless romantic who feels everything and that It shows in my songs. "
With three independent albums already to his credit, Brett will bring his latest batch of songs to the studio with David Hall at the helm of production, known for his GRAMMY award-winning work as an engineer, with artists from almost every genre. And true to form, he will be showing that intensity and emotion in his recordings, from songs like "Fire" and "Breathe Again".
"I grew up with Al Green, singers of Marvin Gaye-soul, I like emotion to lead songs, where music is almost secondary," he says. "Crazy Love" by Van Morrison, that's simply timeless. They influence me; As a composer and interpreter, I want to connect as they did. And when your audience feels that they can relate, then you have something much more special than a show or a sale. You have a fan. "When it comes to Brett Young, it's not that far from a pitcher's mound on a main stage, and it does not really matter what kind of Big Show you're talking about, because in the end, when you have that thing called heart, You can see it in his eyes, but he will hear it in his voice.
Since then, Brett has played on stages ranging from House of Blues to Troubadour, and shared stages with artists such as Mandy Moore, Tyrone Wells, Jason Reeves, Gavin Degraw, Tyler Hilton, Katy Perry, Hoku and many more. Brett recently released his second album, Make Believe and is currently in the studio finishing his last album.