It was purported to be an peculiar day for Maximillian as he lay on his mattress in his Copenhagen house, recalling watching a Netflix present on his telephone. However in some way, he determined to open the Spotify stats and test the overall listens of his music.
He observed a notch in his music “Stunning Scars,” coming from 2000 streams to round 10,000 in at some point. That was two years in the past. His attain didn’t finish there as a result of “Stunning Scars” has 121,912,420 streams on Spotify as of this writing.
The Danish singer has a complete of 300 million audio and video streams.
“That was a loopy second,” he mentioned, describing how his music reached individuals from different nations like Asia. “Simply the truth that on the opposite facet of the world, persons are connecting to one thing that I as soon as felt—that simply felt surreal.”
His music “Stunning Scars” is probably the most listened to music in his album Nonetheless Alive. Requested why the individuals, particularly his Filipino listeners, love the music, he mentioned, “As a result of the entire concept of the music is to simply accept who you’re as an individual and have the center to have a look at your self within the mirror.
“I additionally assume it’s as a result of when COVID-19 began and everybody was pressured to actually be alone with themselves, that’s if you begin seeing a bit extra of your self than you used to,” he added, recognizing its peak through the lockdown.
The Danish singer has a big Filipino fanbase, and in January of 2021, he collaborated with Filipino singer-songwriter Moira Dela Torre. The 2 singers sang a brand new model of “Stunning Scars” in a duet.
“I don’t assume there are different individuals on the planet which are this devoted and supportive, which is insane so thanks all,” he mentioned, attributing this to his Filipino followers.
“Mahal kita,” he addressed his Filipino followers.
However regardless of Maximillian’s success as a singer-songwriter, he nonetheless finds each second of the journey as a “pinch me second.” The form of second through which all the pieces about his music profession is surreal.
“This complete journey is a ‘pinch me’ second,” he mentioned. His journey which began in Bangkok, he described, felt “unreal.”
“It took two years, however the truth is that there’s nonetheless help after two years of solely being digital and never having the ability to go to satisfy my followers,” he mentioned, expressing pleasure as he can lastly meet his followers in individual now and never behind the screens.
SoundStrip requested Maximillian: what’s your message to your Filipino followers?
Maximillian smiled and mentioned, “I like you all, and I can’t wait to see you […] I shall be again—100%. I shall be again.”
Maximillian was scheduled to carry out dwell at Eastwood Mall on July 22 and Venice Grand Canal Mall on July 23. He will even be releasing a brand new single on August 12.