Raised on a diet of classic rock and big riffs, DYLAN is one of the UK’s most exciting new pop talents. “My career is entirely my dad’s fault – he’s a very straight-down-the-line insurance man but he brought me up on a lot of rock’n’roll like AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, and Rainbow.” Self-proclaimed “rockstar stuck in a pop star’s body”, DYLAN, has been playing packed-out performances at Reading and Leeds Festivals and released her latest mixtape, The Greatest Thing I’ll Never Learn, in October via Island Records.
Recent single ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’, which premiered exclusively as Clara Amfo’s Future Sounds ‘First Play’ on BBC Radio 1, pairs the 23-year-old’s magnetic pop hooks with the soaring, classic rock-inspired guitars she was raised on. Serving a much-needed dose of realism to a partner, she delivers biting lyrics laced with undeniably infectious energy; adding yet another stadium-worthy anthem to her ever-growing discography.
With a sold-out UK headline tour, including a night at The Ritz in Manchester, on the horizon and an ever-growing stream of impeccable pop anthems, DYLAN looks destined to continue hooking people into her world, rapidly expanding that fanbase in a big way.
As it does so, she’s keeping her ambitions fittingly bold. “I want to be respected as a songwriter – for me it really is just about the music,” she explains. “And I want to headline Wembley – that’s everything I’ve had my sights on