“Conan You Inspire Me” – Elton John
CONAN GRAY SPEAKS WITH ELTON JOHN ON ELTON JOHN’S ROCKET HOUR
“You are such a young, brilliant songwriter with a huge future ahead of you” – Elton John
“I’ve been around a long time and I mean that sincerely… you are the real deal” – Elton John
Pop singer-songwriter Conan Gray recently sat down with Elton John on his Apple Music Radio Show – Rocket Hour. The two spoke about Conan Gray’s recent success with his debut album, Kid Krow and latest single, Heather.
Conan Gray has quickly cemented himself as one of the freshest voices in music during his meteoric two-year rise. The singer-songwriter from central Texas—known for writing all his songs from his bedroom and for his unapologetic authenticity—has quickly amassed one of the most engaged, rabid fanbases in the music industry. He first gained attention when he uploaded his song “Idle Town” online, which he recorded from his bedroom in Texas. Upon release, the song exploded and led to the release of his critically acclaimed Sunset Season EP. He soon made his debut tv appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and was featured in Vogue, VMan, Teen Vogue, Paper, The Fader, MTV, ID, Billboard, Wonderland, Clash, Notion, Seventeen and more. His debut album, Kid Krow, released in March 2020, reached #5 on Billboard Top 200, #1 Pop Album, #2 Billboard Top Album sales and was the biggest new artist pop debut in over two years. Conan has been recognized as one the most prominent voices of his generation, and with the release of Kid Krow his music, has been streamed over 1 billion times. He has sold out three North American tours, two European tours, and additional shows around the world.