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YUNGBLUD shares his “Hope For The Underrated Youth” with new song

The cathartic new track premiered on BBC Radio 1.

July 29, 2019
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After projecting a massive song teaser on the side of the UK parliament building over the weekend, YUNGBLUD has debuted his brand new single, “Hope For The Underrated Youth.”

Check out the track below!

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It all started when YUNGBLUD invited his London fans to a “mental surprise” taking place on a boat.

During the event, the words “There’s Hope For The Underrated Youth” were projected onto the UK parliament building.


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there’s hope for this underrated youth and they will hear what we have to say. monday ???

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YUNGBLUD then revealed a new song titled “Hope For The Underrated Youth” would be out Monday.


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hope for the underrated youth is OUT TOMORROW. hear it first on @bbcradio1 with me and @anniemacdj u ready? ?

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The new tracked aired on BBC Radio 1 with Annie Mac. You can listen to the track below!

“The world right now tells us fall in line,” YUNGBLUD says of the track. “It tells us what you’re allowed to care about, think about, even to the point what air you should fucking breathe. Things are changing drastically, a lot of the time not for the better and it’s hard to watch.

I meet so many young people every day and the one common denominator I find is the constant fire to defy apathy and the optimism to do anything in your power to fight for a better, more equal world. This song is about freedom of speech. This song is about freedom of expression. This song is about the forward-thinking, racism hating, LGBTQ+, liberal ‘sinners’ that we all are. I see that there is hope for this ‘Underrated Youth’ and I believe the future looks bright because we are in it.”

What do you think of YUNGBLUD’s new track? Sound off in the comments below!

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Written by Whitney Shoemaker

Whitney is your definition of pop punk trash. If she's not jamming to State Champs or Grayscale, then she's probably out enjoying the finer things or working a show for Fearless Records as a Street Team Leader. She's a realist and an optimist, calling the city of Columbus her home. A huge fan of naps, Whitney often falls asleep in a city that doesn't. She's not hard to please, finding joy in discovering new bands or playing Everlong on the late night radio. Working at Alt Press and breaking ground in the music scene have always been a dream of hers, telling herself at an early age she was down for losing it all to make that happen! Now the weekend writer at AP, Whitney is prepared to be noticed and eager to contribute to the scene. If you catch her at a concert feel free to stick around, make small talk, or discuss her overuse of State Champs lyrics and song titles in her bio.