With tens of millions of hits, clicks, and views on his YouTube channel alone, it’s safe to say that solo artist Samuel Oscar has established himself as one of the world’s most sought-after singer/songwriters of the past three years. From the incredible success of his original singles like “Leave You,” “Patience,” and “Thinking Of You,” to remarkably endearing covers of hit songs like “Killing Me Softly” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” – Samuel is no stranger to the concept of going viral. Based in Iceland, his music has made its way from one side of the map to the other, landing on the shores of the USA and UK as part of their radio programs, and he’s been featured in tons of well-known magazines countless times online.
Challenging himself to push his craft and career to the next level professionally in 2024, his brand-new debut full-length album Happy Ending Fantasy. With a stunning lineup of songs that reveal his sensational versatility and talent like never before, Happy Ending Fantasy, consists of a set list that has been three years in the making, filled with a wealth of Samuel’s most intimate creations. Highlighting his unique crossover sound through diverse material that showcases the sincerity, passion, and heart he brings to each and every moment of his music, Happy Ending Fantasy, is guaranteed to be an emotional rollercoaster that thrills, excites, and inspires listeners, unlike any other album they’ll hear.
Exploring the concept of true love in a variety of ways, from finding the one you want to spend the rest of your life with to the importance of self-love, the devastation of unrequited love, the pleasure, and joys of temporary love, and more – Happy Ending Fantasy is an expressive audible odyssey that dares to make a journey straight to the center of the human heart. Samuel’s insightful songwriting reaches new heights by fearlessly examining evocative themes of insecurity, depression, happiness, and emotional instability, tapping into his own vulnerabilities to prove the ups and downs of life are universally shared among us all. Our true thoughts, feelings, and emotions make us who we are, and should be embraced by everyone as we move forward unafraid to live our dreams out loud; that’s the, Happy Ending Fantasy.
With the first single from his new record called “I Need Your Love” shining the brightest of lights on his immaculate vocals, irresistibly catchy hooks, and uncanny ability to move hearts and minds through the music he creates, it becomes crystal clear that Samuel has the X-factor it takes to captivate listeners all around the globe. Drifting in between the fairy tale fantasies in his mind, and dealing with the reality of the struggle to find the person he’s meant to spend his life with, “I Need Your Love” is a sensationally sweet song that humbly describes the truly monumental lengths we all go through to find our soulmate. Upbeat, hopeful, and uplifting, “I Need Your Love” is a testament to how we all pursue true love despite the odds against us and reminds us how love, in all of its forms, is exactly what makes life worth living.
On the song, Samuel Oscar comments, “‘I Need Your Love’ is speaking towards as if happiness is a person, and that the song is he will do anything for a relationship to find that person. The song has a preachy feel to it, love and hopeful tones that feel upbeat.”