Listen to Glassnote Upstart Tor Miller's #TBT Mixtape


Welcome to #TBT Mixtape, Billboard's sequence that showcases artists' very personal throwback-themed playlists unique to Billboard's Spotify account. The curated set options the artists' favourite tracks from their youth and childhood.

This week's spin comes from Tor Miller. The New York singer-songwriter launched his sophomore LP, Surviving the Suburbs, final month Glassnote Records. The album, a self-reflection on the younger star's coming of age, showcased a extra sturdy sound in comparison with his debut LP, American English, with the addition of a dwell backing band pushing his sound into Americana territory, or as Miller explains: "If Elton John made a Bruce Springsteen document."

Currently within the midst of a fall headlining tour in help of the document, Miller seems to be again to his personal musical origins with this week's #TBT Mixtape.

"When creating this playlist, I assumed again on the songs in my life I discovered myself singing essentially the most; whether or not or not it’s together with the radio within the automobile on a street journey, one thing my mother turned me on to from her previous, in my mother and father' basement with my buddies, or alone within the bathe," Miller explains. "I’d say my musical style as a toddler was eclectic and will be the motive my very own writing spans so many musical genres. Whatever all of it means, these songs helped form me and are nonetheless continually floating round in my head and at all times give me that heat nostalgic feeling if I ever hear them in passing. I hope you get pleasure from."

Give the playlist a spin, and in addition take a look at some retro snaps of the artist under.