News: The 69 Eyes Collaborate With Songwriter Diane Warren

The 69 Eyes have collaborated with songwriter Diane Warren on a soulful power ballad entitled “Fade To Grey” set for release March 22. Warren is a true American music icon who has collaborated in the past with heavyweight pop stars like Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga, legends such as Cher (“If I Could Turn Back Time”), Celine Dion (“Because You Loved Me”) and Whitney Houston.

The 69 Eyes Fade To Grey

Diane Warren states:

“The year before last, I walked into a store and saw someone so cool who just epitomized rock ‘n’ roll. That was Jyrki, the amazing singer from The 69 Eyes. Now here we are with my song with them, ‘Fade To Grey’ about to be released. I am very excited for everyone to hear it!”

The 69 Eyes frontman Jyrki 69 comments:

“This was exactly like one of those Hollywood dreams: I was hanging on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills when a lady asked me who I was out of the blue. I got confused and that’s about it. Later on, I realized that the lady was Diane Warren, the ultimate greatest songwriter on earth and writer of my favorite The Cult song, ‘Painted On My Heart.’ That was my opportunity to start a musical collaboration with her but I missed my once-in-a-lifetime chance!

“A year passed by, and her hits were following me everywhere. Then I was watching the presentation of the Oscars and she was performing there! I encouraged myself to get in touch with her and here’s the result: an epic power ballad called ‘Fade To Grey’ which this world and THE 69 EYES needed!”

Diane Warren is a Grammy winner with 15 nominations, holds two Golden Globe awards, and is a 15-time Oscar nominee who received an Honorary Oscar in 2022 as voted by the Academy’s Board of Governors.

Check out The 69 Eyes out on tour supporting their latest release, Death Of Darkness, with The Bites and Budderside beginning March 26 in Albany, New York and winding down in Clifton, New Jersey at Dingbatz on April 13.

3/28/2024 The Winchester Music Tavern – Cleveland, OH
3/29/2024 The Machine Shop Concert Lounge – Flint, MI
3/30/2024 Reggies – Chicago, IL
3/31/2024 The Basement East – Nashville, TN
4/02/2024 The Radio Room – Greenville, SC
4/03/2024 Open Chord Stage – Knoxville, TN
4/04/2024 The Kings Of Clubs – Columbus, OH
4/06/2024 Crafthouse Stage & Grill – Pittsburgh, PA
4/07/2024 Lovedraft’s Brewing Co. – Mechanicsburg, PA
4/08/2024 Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
4/10/2024 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
4/11/2024 Tally Ho Theater – Leesburg, VA
4/12/2024 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
4/13/2024 Dingbatz – Clifton, NJ

Photo courtesy of The 69 Eyes 

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