VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Barns Courtney Talks ’99’, Writing New Music

In just a few years, Barns Courtney has already surpassed a quarter of a billion cumulative streams globally, including more than 115 million streams in the U.S. The singer/songwriter released his debut album, The Attractions Of Youth, in late 2017 to positive reviews, led by the strength of the songs “Fire” and “Glitter & Gold,” which got great exposure on commercial radio with the former used in the movie, Burnt that stars Bradley Cooper, who helped get the song featured during the end credits and soundtrack. Courtney has been touring non-stop on the strength of his debut, having played numerous

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Barns Courtney Performs “Fire”, Talks Opening For The Who, Blur

With his band Dive Bella Dive signed to Island Records a few years out of high school, UK artist Barns Courtney was on the up-swing and ready for the exciting future ahead. Changes occurred fast, however, as their album got shelved and the band was left to re-strategize. The band renamed themselves The Dive after their drummer left but was short-lived. Courtney took a hiatus from music and picked up a job working at a computer software store in London but slowly got back to writing music again stating, ”I was going to quit so many times,