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About Sunglasses Kid

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

In 2023, his social media blew up with his "P.O.V: It's the 80s" series earning more than 20 million plays on Instagram in 2023 alone. His Tik Tok videos were Liked 1 million times that same year, with his music being featured in reels and posts by Fifa, The Oscars, Rugby Union, Rugby World Cup, Liverpool FC, and hundreds of brands, influencers and creators.

Going from 10K to 375K Instagram Followers in a year, and 200K on TikTok, Sunglasses Kid's growing online presence gained the attention of Grammy-winning producers, composers, actors, filmmakers, and politicians, with his content covered on BBC Radio 2 by Scott Mills, ABC Australia and WGN Morning News Chicago.

Origins

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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.

Sunglasses Kid has collaborated with O
llie Wride on their hit track "Stranger Love" featured on "Made In Chelsea", as well as All The Damn Vampires, Jay Diggs, Primo The Alien, D/A/D and Pensacola Mist. 

As a composer, Sunglasses Kid has written music for brands including Vogue, Tens sunglasses, Friday The 13th the game, Baby Audio, Beats Bakery, as well as synth arrangement on movies for Netflix and Paramount. He has collaborated with Tim Cappello (the iconic "sexy sax man" from cult 80s movie, The Lost Boys), guitarist/composer Myrone, and Emmy winning composer Zach Robinson (Cobra Kai).

 

Sunglasses Kid has performed live on billings with College and Timecop 1983 for the iconic Amsterdam Dance Event, and in 2022/23 opened for Brit Award Winning rapper Cas Is Dead at London’s South Bank Centre, Here At Outernet, Koko Camden, and Rough Trade Records.

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