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About Sunglasses Kid


Sunglasses Kid is a British, London-based producer, composer and electronic musician, specialising in retro cinematic music, pop, synthwave and instrumentals inspired by the 80s and 90s.

In 2023, his social media blew up with his "P.O.V: It's the 80s" series earning more than 20 million Instagram plays that year.


His Tik Tok videos were Liked 1 million times and music was used in posts by The Oscars, FIFA, Rugby Union, Rugby World Cup, Liverpool FC, and hundreds more brands, influencers and creators.

With 380K Instagram Followers and 240K on TikTok, Sunglasses Kid's growing online presence gained the attention of Grammy-winning producers, composers, actors and filmmakers, with his content covered on BBC Radio 2's Scott Mills, ABC Australia and WGN Morning News Chicago.

In 2024, Sunglasses Kid worked with acclaimed film composer Lorne Balfe (Top Gun Maverick, Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning) on the soundtrack to the Netflix movie, Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F, providing his signature 80s synths in cues for the score and song, "Axel's Return" which featured in the end credit sequence of the movie.



Sunglasses Kid's debut EP, Unpredictable (2013) and albums, Graduation (2015) Sophomore (2020) and Nightlife (2022) - earned him a cult following as one the original producers defining the early sounds of synthwave and retrowave.

He has collaborated with saxophonist Tim Cappello (The Lost Boys), guitarist/composer Myrone, Emmy winning composer Zach Robinson (Cobra Kai), and Ollie Wride on their hit track "Stranger Love" featured on "Made In Chelsea". 

As a composer, Sunglasses Kid has written music for brands including Vogue, Tens sunglasses and Friday The 13th the game.

As a Sound designer, he has created preset-packs for Baby Audio's BA-1 Synth and UJAM's Stranger expansion for their USYNTH VST.

Sunglasses Kid has performed live on billings with College and Timecop 1983 at Melkweg for Amsterdam Dance Event and has opened for Brit Award-winning rapper, Cas Is Dead, at London’s South Bank Centre, Here At Outernet, Koko Camden, and Rough Trade Records in 2022 and 2023.


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