Breakout star Zoe Wees strips back her new single to the core on “Girls Like Us” (Acoustic Version), released today by Capitol Records. Download/stream HERE. View her wholeheartedly honest acoustic performance of the song in the accompanying video, which can be viewed HERE.
Amassing 38 million combined global streams in a few short weeks, “Girls Like Us” is featured on numerous playlists, including Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits and Apple Music’s New Music Daily in the U.S. The song topped the Apple Music chart in Switzerland and entered the top 10 in Austria and Germany. “Girls Like Us” is the follow-up to Wees’ debut single, “Control” – a viral smash that has racked up over 270 million combined worldwide streams and gone Gold in five countries.
Placing Wees on its list of “Talented Black Musical Artists on the Rise in 2021,” People observed, “This new artist is already taking ‘Control’ of pop music!” and praised “Girls Like Us” as “a vulnerable pop anthem that pushed for togetherness and solidarity to girls around the world.” Billboard praised her “pop smarts.” Teen Vogue noted, “‘Girls Like Us’ cements the 18-year-old musician as one to watch in 2021.” The Line of Best Fit said, “Wees once again captures something special with her relatable lyrics and powerful voice.” Watch the official video for “Girls Like Us” HERE.
Wees has been named as a YouTube “On The Rise” artist, “One To Watch 2021” by Amazon, an iHeartRadio “Pop on the Verge” artist and a SiriusXM “Hits 1 To Watch” artist. In January, she made her U.S. television debut on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and appeared on “The Zane Lowe Show.” PopSugar declared, “With a range that goes from raspy low to unbelievably powerful and sky high, Wees is an artist to watch right now, showing her artistic ability through both her incredible voice and handwritten lyrics.”