Years & Years Get Stripped Back In This Amazing Performance

21 April 2015, 08:50 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

Years and Years Olly
Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

June 22nd isn't coming fast enough

Years & Years are possibly known best for their big sound and even bigger vocals. Olly Alexander's unique vocals are often caged in by their dance hall inflected sound but not this time. 

Ahead of their June 22nd debut album, Communion, the band have done a stripped back version of "Eyes Shut" for Vevo lift. And when I say stripped back, I mean stripped all the way back. 

It could be an Sam Smith song if you truly didn't know better. 

Armed with a grand piano and a string section, Olly completely wows against a bare musical backdrop and we can't wait to hear more like this from the singer. 

Watch the incredible performance below 

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