Fourteen-time Grammy® award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dan Tyminski's version of the #1 global smash, "Hey Brother," is available today on all streaming platforms and via Play MPE. The song introduces Tyminski's new 8 Track Entertainment album, God Fearing Heathen dropping June 23, 2023. “Hey Brother,” released in 2013 by Swedish DJ Avicii, featured Tyminski on vocals and has streamed over one billion times. The live performance music video directed by Ryan Nolan is premiering on Americana-UK today.
“I think Avicii’s EDM version of “Hey Brother” was #1 in 16 different countries at the same time, it was crazy,” commented Tyminski. “I really do believe Avicii was a musical genius. I’m excited for fans to hear the updated version that I’ve recorded with my band.”
One of the most celebrated artists of his generation, the Tyminski-produced version of “Hey Brother” simmers with boundless acoustic energy and showcases Dan's musicianship and artistry. Complete with hot-picking and undeniable passion, Tyminski's full-bodied signature vocals authentically deliver the heartfelt lyrics about sibling love and tragic loss, bringing the song home to Americana. “Hey Brother” was written by Avicii, Ash Pournouri, Salem Al Fakir, Vincent Pontare and Veronica Maggio.
About Dan Tyminski:
Throughout his 30 plus year career, Dan Tyminski has left his mark in every corner of modern music. Tyminski’s voice famously accompanies George Clooney's performance of the Stanley Brother's Classic song, "I'm A Man of Constant Sorrow," in the film, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou and his vocal collaboration with Swedish DJ Avicii on the song “Hey, Brother” was a global smash, having been streamed over 1 billion times to date.
Tyminski has also contributed guitar and/or harmony to projects by Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, LeAnn Rimes, Colt Ford, Aaron Lewis and Rob Thomas, to name a few. In addition to his highly successful solo career, Tyminski has played guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His unmatched instrumental skills and burnished, soulful tenor voice have been key components of the band.
Tyminski's many accolades include 14 Grammy® Awards, Male Vocalist of the Year honors by the International Bluegrass Music Association four times and recognition as 2004’s Male Vocalist of the Year by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America.
For the latest information on The Dan Tyminski Band, visit www.DanTyminski.com.