Ryn Weaver New Song REASONS NOT TO DIE
Today, Neon Gold release Ryn Weaver's intimate but stunning demo"Reasons Not To Die" HERE, her first new release since her debut albumThe Fool in 2015.
It's the latest cut off the label's forthcoming 10th anniversary compilation, NGX: Ten Years of Neon Gold, a unique retrospective compiling rarities, exclusives and covers from the label's illustrious family tree of artists out September 28th on Neon Gold/Atlantic Records. Besides, being available for streaming, there will be limited exclusive promotional vinyl at Neon Gold X on September 29 HERE.
Yesterday, the Clock Opera remix of Marina And The Diamonds' 2010 breakout single "I Am Not A Robot", a rare gem from the Neon Gold vaults, saw a wide release across platforms in all territories for the first time HERE.
Last week marked exactly ten years since the birth of Neon Gold Records, who took their first steps into the world with the release ofPassion Pit's debut single "Sleepyhead" in September 2008. To mark the occasion, frequent Neon Gold collaborator Young & Sick released "Sleepyhead" cover, premiered via Stereogum HERE.
Neon Gold Records was founded by Derek Davies and Lizzy Plapinger (MS MR, LPX), and has gone on to release over 50 artists since Passion Pit's debut: Charli XCX, HAIM, Marina & The Diamonds, Gotye, St. Lucia, The Knocks, Christine And The Queens and many more have all called the label home over the past decade.
The compilation was launched with the release of three songs earlier this month. Matt Maeson teamed up with VÉRITÉ for a brand new rendition of his breakout song "Tribulation" (premiered via BillboardHERE), The Knocks' delivered a fresh 2018 update of their debut single "Make It Better" (premiered via FLOOD HERE) and the newest signing to the Neon Gold family Broods paid tribute to Gotye with "Eyes A Mess", their medley cover of the Grammy award winning Australian's "Eyes Wide Open" and "Hearts A Mess".
NGX: Ten Years of Neon Gold offers a rare collection of unreleased and exclusive material and is released one day ahead of the label's recently announced 10th Anniversary show in NYC on Saturday September, 29th - with scheduled live performances by The Knocks, Marina & The Diamonds, BROODS, St. Lucia, Matt Maeson, Alex Winston, LPX, Your Smith, and more to be announced.
The show marks Marina's first US performance since 2015, and will be both The Knocks' and BROODS only NYC live performance of the year.
Founder of Neon Gold Records, Derek Davies, says, "One of the best things about reaching a milestone like this is taking the opportunity to look back and celebrate all the incredible artists we've been fortunate enough to work with over the years, and we had a lot of fun putting together the NGX compilation, which will feature a number of rare and exclusive tracks from some of our biggest acts, as well as a number of our newer artists covering some of our flagship earlier releases."
Neon Gold is a boutique record label based in New York City and distributed worldwide through Atlantic Records, specializing in the most credible pop music the world has to offer. Since launching in 2008 with the release of Passion Pit's debut single "Sleepyhead", Neon Gold has discovered and released the debut singles from the likes of Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo, MØ, Gotye, Icona Pop and more.
In 2013 the label graduated to full-length album campaigns with the likes of St. Lucia and HAIM, and most recently released albums from Charli XCX, Christine And The Queens, Marina & The Diamonds and The Knocks through their joint venture with Atlantic. Neon Gold also runs a successful live events arm, operating popular monthly club nights in NYC, London, and LA, that have hosted the debut shows from Halsey, Dua Lipa CHVRCHES, Billie Eilish, BØRNS, Grouplove and more in addition to their flagship annual showcases at SXSW, CMJ and The Great Escape.
For the complete list of Neon Gold artists past and present, see below:
PASSION PIT • ST. LUCIA • HAIM • ELLIE GOULDING • MARINA & THE DIAMONDS • BROODS •
CHARLI XCX • THE KNOCKS • CHRISTINE & THE QUEENS • TOVE LO • GOTYE • MATT MAESON • WINONA OAK • THE NAKED & FAMOUS • MØ • WET • FOXES • SIR SLY • ICONA POP • YOUR SMITH • HAERTS • ASTR • SEINABO SEY • OSCAR & THE WOLF • MAGIC MAN • LOVELIFE • MIAMI HORROR • THE SOUND OF ARROWS • PENGUIN PRISON • MILLE • MONARCHY • MR. LITTLE JEANS • DOM • STARSMITH • SPARK • STRANGE TALK • POLARSETS • ANR • SAVOIR ADORE • FORT LEAN • WILDCAT! WILDCAT! • POP ETC • LITTLE RED • TIGERTOWN • CATHEDRALS • FLINT EASTWOOD • SNOW CULTURE • SINEAD HARNETT • JORDAN MAX • WOLF GANG • YOUR TWENTIES
NGX: Ten Years of Neon Gold tracklist:
1. Marina And The Diamonds - "I Am Not A Robot" (Clock Opera remix)HERE
2. ??????? - ?????? (ft. ???????)
3. The Knocks - Make It Better (2018 Mix) HERE
4. Young & Sick - Sleepyhead HERE
5. Matt Maeson - Tribulation (ft. VÉRITÉ) HERE
6. Ryn Weaver - Reasons Not To Die (Demo) HERE
7. Broods - Eyes A Mess HERE
8. Winona Oak - Don't Save Me
9. Charli XCX - ???????????
10. Your Smith - Closer Than This
11. Grouplove - Colours (Captain Cuts Remix)
12. Icona Pop - Sun Goes Down (ft. The Knocks & St. Lucia)