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Songwriter Greg Holden will be releasing his 4th studio album, World War Me on March 29th with BMG Recordings, coincidentally the same day the United Kingdom, his country of origin, will be finalizing their divorce from European Union.

“World War Mewas conceptualized during my Great Existential Crisis of 2016, and written during the ongoing Existential Crises of 2017 & 2018” says Holden. The songs manifested themselves at a time when Greg was “quite literally at war” with himself. He had moved his entire life from New York to Los Angeles for his label/career and was welcomed into the city of angels by being dropped by his label partner, and the self-doubt and paranoia started to take hold. Holden started to ask himself, “what was the point in making another record after just being crowned the most anti-climactic signing in Warner Bros history? Can I really go through all that again? I am even good at this? Do I even want to do this?? How am I any different from the thousands of cliché-ridden white male singer-songwriters out galavanting in the world today?”


To find the answers to these questions Holden did what any public figure questioning their worth would do to perpetuate their pain – he started googling himself. Going down the dark treacherous rabbit hole that is the internet,  Holden came to realize his biggest successes were not from music written with the intention to get people to buy, stream, embed, playlist, swipe up or listen, but songs that were written with a purpose and for causes.  “The Lost Boy” (9 Million + streams on Spotify) raised $80,000 for The Red Cross and helped build schools in Africa. “Boys in the Street” (18 + million streams on Spotify)  was written for Everyone Is Gay, an organization supporting the LGBTQ youth community, and “Home,” made famous by American Idol’s Phillip Phillips, has been used by countless organizations.


To add insult to injury, and force himself to really work through all the thoughts and feelings running through his mind, he decided to record World War Mehimself. This DIY mentality spread to the entire album process. Holden created the artwork for the album, took some of his own press shots and even wrote his own bio. The result is a stunningly honest and self-reflective body of work. Holden wrote the majority of the album with his good friend and fellow esteemed songwriter Garrison Starr, and with the exception of  “On the Run” recorded by the legendary producer/songwriter Butch Walker, recorded every song on the album himself, in his home studio in Los Angeles.


The very first song written for the album, “I’m Not Your Enemy” was written the day after the 2016 election with Garrison Starr, while the two were on tour in Europe. Garrison being a lesbian, and Greg being an immigrant both felt extremely on edge, unwanted and abandoned by the country they called home. Instead of coming at the problem with anger though, they attacked it with love and penned “I’m Not Your Enemy” hungover the next day, and performed it that night to an arena of ten thousand. The album finds a perfect balance between these feelings of love and empathy with songs like “I’m Not Your Enemy,”  “Nobody’s Perfect” and “Something Beautiful”  and defiance, with tracks like  “The Power Shift” and “Chase the Money,” penned about this country’s ruling class and our obsession with money and power.


“I am incredibly proud of what I have achieved personally during the making of this album,” says Holden. “Despite the fact that I am still a cliché-ridden, male singer-songwriter, I believe that people will be able to at least relate to World War Me. I have no idea if it will help them or not, but I turned the vocals up pretty loud so at least I know they’ll hear me.”


Holden will be playing songs from World War Melive this Spring on tour in the U.S. and in Europe.

  1. Nothing Changes
  2. On The Run
  3. Something Beautiful
  4. Temptation
  5. Chase The Money
  6. What I Deserve
  7. The Power Shift
  8. Nobody’s Perfect
  9. I’m Not Your Enemy


4.25  The Red Room at Cafe 939 –  Boston, MA

4.26  Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 – New York, NY

5.1 Ortlieb’s Lounge – Philadelphia, PA

5.2 Jammin Java – Vienna, VA

5.5 The Basement – Nashville, TN

5.10  Freilichtbühne am Kalkberg – Bad Segeberg, Germany

5.12  Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands

5.14  Ponyhof –  Frankfurt, Germany

5.15  Zehner – München, Germany

5.16  Hangar 49 –  Berlin, Germany

5.17 Altes Pfandhaus – Cologne, Germany

5.19  Nochtspeicher – Hamburg, Germany

5.23  St Pancras Old Church – London,  United Kingdom

5.24  The Eagle Inn – Manchester, United Kingdom

6.1  Lost Lake Lounge – Denver, CO

6.3  Sunset – Seattle, WA

6.4 McMenamins White Eagle Saloon & Hotel –  Portland, OR

6.6 The Hotel Utah – San Francisco, CA

6.7  Moroccan Lounge – Los Angeles, CA


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