CONTACT/BOOKINGS: firstname.lastname@example.orgDean Young is a Canadian country singer songwriter from Ontario. Young was raised in a musical family and was even showcasing his talents at square dances by the age of 3. While no musical journey is ever an easy one, Young has had his fair share of trials and tribulations. Despite everything Young has persevered and poured his heart and soul into creating his music. From his self-produced EP Young Country (2011), to his recently released debut original album, Makin A Life (2017)Young released the albums first single, Tennessee Honey in July 2016. With a twist of modern and classic country sounds, the first single is a great indication of the caliber of Youngs musical talent. The second single, "Carnival Ride" hit radio waves on January 27, 2017. The upbeat track is already released to iTunes, CD Baby, Spotify, and Deezer. Carnival Ride is a song that pulls you into the excitement of falling in love; with all of its twists and turns.With his third single, Dean asked "ARE YOU READY TO...?" Get Your Country On is about taking a break from the fast pace of life. Making the time to reflect on what really matters, while spending time with the people who mean the most.(ALBUM REVIEW available here)With many years experience Young has had the opportunity to perform to audiences with attendance from 200 to 60,000, all over North America, Japan, Bermuda and even Mexico. Dean is grateful to be able to share his passion and uplift the people who love and appreciate music.Dean is a proud member of: CCMA, SOCAN, SODRAC, ACTRA/RACS, CONNECT, NSAI, S.A.C., CMAO
Dean Young - Alibis (In Memory of Adam - Single Preview)22/02/2021 Duration: 55s
"Alibis" is a co-write with a dear friend of mine, Adam Wallington. We initially wrote it in 1998 and re-visited it in 2014. We had always planned to work on it more in order to bring it a more "country" feel but unfortunately, in 2020 Adam was diagnosed with ALS. He passed away January 24th 2021 at the age of 46. You'll see “Meow” referenced by friends of Adam and the meaning of it is...Adam loved cats and has had many over the years. He would both greet and part ways with friends with a "Meow". He had this incredible pretend voice that he would talk to his pets with and his world revolved around them. Adam was a fantastic writing partner, a bandmate (New York Minute) and an incredible support in working on/producing my demos for Makin' A Life and the launch of that album. He produced the contest video for Last Man Standing and we shared the stage again at Hugh's room (Toronto) in early 2016 where we performed it live for judges. Adam had this incredible deep, smooth and very soulful singing voice that was
Dean Young - Dirty (Single Preview)12/09/2018 Duration: 55s
A co-write | co-produce collaboration with a great friend, the incredibly talented Gary Borden (Helix, Sass Jordan). Crank up this high-energy, fun, off-roading, rockin’ country tune!
Dean Young - Before You Walk Away (Makin A Life - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 29s
Dean Young - Before You Walk Away Preview
Dean Young - Get Your Country On (Single - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 29s
Dean Young - Get Your Country On Preview
Dean Young - Love Them Like Crazy (Makin A Life - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 28s
Dean Young - Love Them Like Crazy Preview
Dean Young - Whether (Makin A Life - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 32s
Dean Young - Whether (Album - Makin' A Life) Preview
Dean Young - It's A 7 Day World (Makin A Life - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 29s
Dean Young - It's A 7 Day World (Album - Makin' A Life) Preview
Dean Young - Last Man Standing (Makin A Life - Preview)05/07/2017 Duration: 35s
"Last Man Standing slows things down a little from his previous releases and listeners love his vocals in the forefront. Vocally a little reminiscent of Collin Raye, Dean really plays into the tempo. His raw emotions come through his vocals on his slower songs and “Last Man Standing” is a prime example." Dutch Bickell - Canadian Beats
Dean Young - Carnival Ride (Single Preview)04/07/2017 Duration: 26s
Described as a “hard hitter” in the review by Canadian Beats, Dutch Bickell who states, ‘“From humble beginnings and lots of hard labor, Young has fought hard and fought long to launch his musical career. Through it all the one thing Young maintained was his love for country and his natural ability to create and perform quality music. Makin’ a Life showcases Young’s talent and displays it proudly in the form of a great country album. The album opens up with the single “Carnival Ride,” which is one of my favorites. I love the tempo and Young’s vocal performance on this track. If you have ever been in love, you know that a “Carnival Ride” is the perfect analogy for just that.”’ Artist - Dean Young Songwriter(s) - Dean Young, Adam Wallington
Dean Young - Tennessee Honey (Single Preview)25/07/2016 Duration: 36s
Teaser track - "Tennessee Honey", the first single released from my upcoming country album. This is a song about lasting love; emerging from a summertime romance. Produced by the multi-award winning Jason Barry of Barrytone Studios, this song is sure to get you rockin', clapping and feet stompin' and I hope you enjoy it!
Cover - Right Now, Limelight03/05/2016 Duration: 03min
Dean Young covers of "Right Now" (Sammy Hagar/Van Halen) & "Limelight" (Rush) with band New York Minute - Live off of the board at a local venue in the Niagara Region.