With their highly anticipated North American headlining tour starting in just under two-weeks, Years & Years have shared their stunning new video for new single ‘All For You’ taken from their widely acclaimed second album ‘Palo Santo’.
The release of ‘Palo Santo’ marked a huge moment for pop music. Praise from fans and critics was unanimous – Years & Years had delivered an era-defining second record, with a charge of open positivity and inclusiveness led by the extraordinarily treasured sweetheart Olly Alexander. Alongside previous singles ‘Sanctify’ and the mega hit ‘If You’re Over Me,’ sits brand new single ‘All For You’ – one of the album’s most euphoric moments, and one that’s fast becoming a fan favorite.
The official music video for ‘All For You’– which is unveiled today – is the 3rd part of the Palo Santo visual story. Once again, viewers are transported back into the dark, mysterious and fantastical world of Palo Santo, created from the imagination of singer Olly Alexander and directed by the bands long-term collaborator and good friend Fred Rowson.
On making the video for ‘All For You’, Olly says – “We have devils and angels inside of us - the person we present to the world and the one we keep to ourselves; performing has always been a way for me to explore that. In Palo Santo, all your dreams come true and sometimes those dreams are full of monsters. ‘All For You’ is about reflecting on a past relationship and wondering if things were ever really as you thought they were, it’s about how our identities change when we love somebody. I wanted the video to depict personal transformation, from a swan to a Witch to an Android and back again.  The idea that there is a fixed “authentic” you is false to me, we constantly shift and get reshaped by the people who experience us, whether we like it or not. I hope you like the video, we tried to make something that felt like a true pop video by way of planet Palo Santo, and we wanted to show you how androids are born :) Lots of love, Olly xx



Years & Years have revealed the official video for their current single ‘If You’re Over Me,” which is out on all digital platforms worldwide now. The new song is from their highly anticipated sophomore full-length“Palo Santo,” out on July 6 via Interscope Records. Watch the official video for ‘If You’re Over Me”HERE.



Years & Years have confirmed details of their highly anticipated second album “Palo Santo,” to be released on July 6th via Interscope Records in North America. The band’s first official single from “Palo Santo” will be revealed very soon. In the meantime, today’s album announcement comes with the first official trailer for the band’s short film (of the same name), featuring Years & Years front-man Olly Alexander, as well as the legendary Academy Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench. Watch the official trailer for “Palo Santo” HERE.
Earlier this year, the British trio made a welcomed and surprise return with their critically acclaimed track “Sanctify.” The official video became the #1 most trending video on YouTube upon release, surpassing 6 million views, and has had the likes of TIME Magazine hailing them as the “masters of synth pop,” and GQ Magazine noting “just when you think you have (Years & Years) figured out, they take you to a deeper place than you thought pop music could go.” Watch the official video for "Sanctify"HERE.
 “Palo Santo” the album follows Years & Years’ celebrated debut “Communion,” which debuted in theBillboard 200, reached Number 1 in US Billboard Dance/Electronic Album Charts, Top 10 in the Billboard Digital Album Charts, and Number 1 in the UK Album Charts, where they sold more than 1.5 million copies and were nominated for 5 BRIT Awards.
A band intuitively connected to great, homespun British pop classicism, “Palo Santo” announces Years & Years’ ascension to the world stage. At the core is Olly Alexander, a once-in-a-generation front-man who understands more than most his responsibility as a pop star. His personal leap forward in scope and ambition is reflected in the album’s colorful mix of collaborators, which range from Kid Harpoon, Greg Kurstin, Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter to Steve Mac, Jessie Shatkin and Sarah Hudson. On “Palo Santo,” Years & Years’ impact on pop feels truly tribal, one in which the minority is always the majority, and everyone is welcome.
Having teased fans for months, the bold concept behind Years & Years’ second album is further explored in the upcoming short film directed by Fred Rowson and starring Olly Alexander, Dame Judi Dench and cult Thai actor Vithaya Pansringarm amongst others. The record takes its name from a sacred wood but, in the densely woven fictional backstory of the music video and short film, Palo Santo has also become a city on a distant planet, on which human beings are a rare commodity, worshipped and idolized by an android society. Olly, along with the final humans, is recruited to perform in a series of bizarre erotic cabarets, for an artificial master known only as The Showman. 
Part full-blooded, escapist fantasia and part social comment, for Years & Years this is about outlier pop as futurism once more, offering solutions when the wider world is transforming beyond recognition. With Olly drawing as much inspiration from cult sci-fi as the multi-sensory pop of Prince, Bowie or Gaga, in “Palo Santo” Years & Years have created the perfect space in which to tell their most intimate, personal stories; on identity, sexuality, performance, and ultimately, what it means to be human.

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