Norweigian via Chile artist Pablo, has shared a video for “rest up.” The video is directed by duo Bedroom (photographer Blackksocks and illustrator Soren Harrison). Today he has also announced that he will be releasing two additional videos (both directed by Bedroom). The songs appear on Boy Pablo’s debut album Wachito Rico, available October 23, 2020 on 777 Music. Along with the news, Boy Pablo recently revealed new UK and European dates, starting February 3rd in Stockholm. (Tickets here.)
Boy Pablo is the artistic project of the 21-year-old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nicolas Muñoz, the artist first came to attention with the video for his viral 2017 single, “Everytime”, an offbeat, lo-fi video featuring Boy Pablo and his band of close-knit friends playing on the shores of their hometown. Following up with his 2018 breakout EP, Soy Pablo, a charming seven-track collection of nostalgic bedroom-pop anthems.
“Hey girl”, the first track previewed from Wachito Rico, contains guitar chords, backdrop of hand drums and Muñoz’s warm, deep vocals. Bolstered by the jazz-inflected b-side, “I just wanna go home”, the double release reintroduces Boy Pablo as having grown up and into his sound. Featuring vocals from Muñoz’s high classmate, Andrea, ‘I just wanna go home’ also speaks to the increasing importance of collaboration in his creative process, opening the Boy Pablo project up from its solo origins.
Of the double single, Boy Pablo shares that both tracks “were made during a time I wrote a lot of music for a song project with a friend of mine, Judah Kubendran. I rearranged the tracks and rewrote the lyrics and melodies, and quickly realized that they were too good not to be released.
1. hope she loves me back
2. hey girl
3. leave me alone!
5. rest up
6. te vas // don’t go
8. come home
10. vamos a la playa
11. wachito rico
13. i <3 u Boy Pablo Live 02.03.21 Stockholm, Sweden - Nalen 03.03.21 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega 04.03.21 Berlin, Germany - SO36 06.03.21 Warsaw, Poland - Praga Centrum 07.03.21 Prague - Czech Republic - Futurum 08.03.21 Vienna, Austria - Flex 09.03.21 Budapest, Hungary - Akvárium 10.03.21 Milan, Italy - Magazzini Generali 11.03.21 Zürich, Switzerland - Dynamo 12.03.21 Paris, France - La Bellevilloise 13.03.21 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg main hall 14.03.21 Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique 16.03.21 Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy2 17.03.21 Bristol, UK - Motion 18.03.21 Leeds, UK - Belgrave Music Hall 19.03.21 Glasgow, UK - QMU Glasgow University 20.03.21 Dublin, Ireland - Opium 22.03.21 Manchester, UK - Academy 2 24.03.21 London, UK - Location TBA* 25.03.21 Spain, Barcelona - Sala Apolo 26.03.21 Madrid, Spain - Sala But 27.03.21 Lisbon, Portugal - Capitolio 28.03.21 Braga, Portugal - Theatro Circo