"You were born to be loved. No matter what." - Alex Lievanos
San Diego based indie pop artist, Alex Lievanos, is known to make tunes that put you in the feels. His main goal is to help his peers become more confident and love themselves wholeheartedly. His biggest influences include The 1975, UMI, Charlie Puth, Jacob Collier, Christian Kuria and The Weeknd.
Before transitioning into a more contemporary pop sound, he mainly recorded acoustic / indie rock songs. He released his first song Living in Wonder in 2013 while still in high school. He released Blindheart a year later. In 2018, he released his first EP, Nights Like These, which had a surf rock sound. Later that year, he developed a more catchy bedroom pop sound releasing Ghosted and Fake Feelings. He collaborated with his friend Rachel de Koekkoek releasing Let Go in November of 2019.
Alex released his debut album, Distant, in January 2020. The album was about struggling to be happy and ruminating about loved ones not loving you back. He wrote and finished the album after coming back from a treatment center in Edmonds, Washington. With the help of his producers, Peter Duff, and Casey Macek (Holes And Hearts), the album was met with heavy praise. He released his second EP, Homesick, in September of that same year.
Alex has opened for and shared the stage with many artists including Hey Violet, HUNNY, Hot Flash Heat Wave, and Sitting on Stacy. His favorite San Diego artists, who are also his influences, are Fashion Jackson, JARA, and Buddha Trixie. He attended Berklee College of Music for a few summers studying music production and songwriting. He even bumped into Charlie Puth and Lars Ulrich while there :) He also met Steven Tyler from Aerosmith, who became a huge fan of Alex's hat.