Alec Benjamin, the singer from Phoenix, Arizona, Portugal at NOS Alive, July 11th at Palco Sagres.
With artists such as Eminem, Paul Simon and John Mayer as influences, Alec Benjamin, who simply refers to himself as a “narrator”, has created a pop lo fi sound that has already gained thousands of fans all over the world. After releasing a mixtape, “America”, in 2013, she recorded her debut single, “Paper Crown”, at the University dormitory where she studied. Releasing it fully independently in 2014.
This was followed by a series of songs, “The Water Fountain”, “End of Summer” and “I Built a Friend”, their 2017 viral hit, which in less than a year reached over 4 million streamings on Spotify And in 2018, with “Let Me Down Slowly,” the single from their debut album “Narrated For You,” got over 2 million streams in the first week. The song currently has over 400 million plays on spotify.
This rising star will debut in our country on the Sagres stage of NOS Alive on July 11th.
Confirmed Artists: Alec Benjamin, Alt-j, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Angel Olsen, Billie Eilish, Black Cougars, Cage The Elephant, Caribou, Da Weasel, Faith No More, Finneas, Haim, Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers Inhaler, Kendrick Lamar, Khalid, Parcels, Parov Stelar, Taylor Swift, Tom Misch, Seasick Steve, The Lumineers, Two Door Cinema Club, Wolf Parade