It’s been a minute since we last checked in on Dean Lewis and he has certainly been up to a lot. Fresh off the release of his debut album and his first Auckland gig, our Aussie mate has been busy with his achievements and we couldn’t be prouder.

It’s now time for you to come out from the rock you’ve been living under and get yourself caught up on everything Dean has been up to lately. Must we do everything for you?!

 

He released his debut album!

 

On March 22, Dean released his highly anticipated debut album A Place We Knew and it’s so damn good. The popular hits ‘Waves’ and ‘Be Alright’ are chucked in with new singles ‘7 Minutes’ and ‘Stay Awake’ and each song helps to paint the overall picture of the sad nostalgia that Dean is after. If you haven’t listened yet, what the hell are you waiting for?

 

He’s dropped two new music videos

One for the regretful ‘7 Minutes’ that sees Dean visiting places and moments he used to belong to, and one for the hopeful ‘Stay Awake’ that depicts a metaphorical repetitive road trip.

 

He dropped into Jimmy Kimmel Live

To perform both those hits! And he absolutely smashed it.

 

SEE ALSO: 10 Things You Should Know About Dean Lewis

 

He’s gone 2x platinum in NZ for ‘Be Alright’

The first of many we’re sure.

He’s been super busy promoting his tour

Dean announced he would be going on tour for A Place We Knew and he’s been busy heading to radios and talk shows to promote himself and the album. And that includes little old New Zealand. Dean stopped by our umusic office for an awesome intimate showcase the night before his Auckland gig and if you checked our stories on Instagram you would’ve seen how amazing it was.

 

He sold out his first ever NZ show!

Dean played Auckland Town Hall Friday 3 May and managed to sell out the 2000 capacity venue on his first ever show. Talk about talent! Were you lucky enough to go along?

By Kellie Given

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