You have been in all probability first launched to Florida-native Brandon Gomes in Season 1 of Siesta Key on MTV. And possibly your first impression of him was that he was a celebration boy and a participant — Siesta Key possibly wished it that means in order that if you tuned in to Season 2, you have been in all probability blown away by his real-deal music expertise. A number of Season 2 was primarily based across the 25-year-old’s budding music profession and casting fashions in his movies.
Based on Sarasota Journal, Brandon has really been a musician for awhile now. It simply took MTV a second to capitalize on that. (Or possibly we must always say that Brandon capitalized on his MTV fame.) He mentioned, “I’ve been doing music since earlier than the present got here my means. As soon as MTV realized folks have been keen on my music profession, the transition was pure.”
Yup, Brandon from Siesta Keys can undoubtedly make music.
Taking a peek on Spotify, you’ll be able to see that Brandon’s prime songs embrace “Liar,” which has over 92,000 listens, “Away,” which has over 95,000, and “Video games,” which has over 27,000. His music video for “Somber” has over 136,000 performs on YouTube. Brandon’s Soundcloud account additionally has a whole lot of hundreds of performs by this level. Not too shabby.
And that is in all probability solely the start. Brandon mentioned, “[My manager and I] are considering technique, the perfect affect. We knew that MTV was going to come back movie us. You’ll be able to undoubtedly say that I’ve gained quite a lot of viewers from the present.” Which is true. He has 236,000 followers on his Instagram web page alone.
At present, you’ll be able to take heed to Brandon’s full-length album Leftcoast (which got here out in 2019) on Spotify, and he’s additionally bought a more moderen EP out titled Waterfront, which dropped this yr. It has new songs like “White Leather-based” and “Chaga Freestyle.” He additionally has a number of different current singles, together with “6am Go,” which he collaborated on with Matty Wooden$.
Sadly, Brandon is not planning on persevering with his Siesta Key profession (he selected to not come again for Season 3). Preserve your eyes peeled and ears vast open for a brand new album — we’re certain it’s popping out any day now.