SYML’S HAUNTING COVER OF “MR SANDMAN” FEATURED IN SHORT FILM TIM
22 July 2019
CONFIRMED FOR OUTSIDE LANDS AND HALDERN POP
July 23, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) - SYML’s brooding fan favorite cover of “Mr. Sandman” has been used in new short film TIM (out now). The film was written & directed by commercial filmmaker John Grammatico and produced by Shinebox. With support from his team at Little Saint Media, John helms spots for brands such as AT&T, McDonald's, M&Ms and Ford. He's worked with celebrities like Meghan Markle and Anna Faris and his breast cancer PSA, Your Man Reminder won a Webby Award and first place at TED's Ideas Worth Spreading, garnering almost 8 million hits on YouTube.
When asked about the inspiration for his short, Grammatico said, "As a father, it's an interesting thing to step into your child's school environment. I guess I forgot what a complex world that can be. It's hard not to notice how some kids make choices to stand out while others just try to disappear. With TIM, I wanted characters from each end of that spectrum to confront each other. To make a connection. But I wanted to do it in a way that shows empathy for both.
TIM is a story for anyone who’s ever felt invisible. No matter our status in school or life, we've all felt that way at some point. So, I like to think that we all can relate to TIM."
Following a North American and European tour in support of his debut self-titled album, SYML is staying on the road through the end of the year.
08.08.19 DE-Haldern - Haldern Pop Festival
11.09.19 AT-Vienna @ Grelle Forelle
12.09.19 DE-München @ Strom
14.09.19 CH-Zürich @ Papiersaal
16.09.19 DE-Frankfurt @ Zoom
17.09.19 DE-Cologne @ Luxor
18.09.19 DE-Berlin @ Bi Nuu
18.-21.09.19 DE-Hamburg @ Reeperbahn Festival
12.10.19 IR-Dublin @ Button Factory
14.10.19 BE-Brussels @ Ancienne Belgique
15.10.19 NL-Amsterdam @ Paradiso
17.10.19 NO-Oslo @ Ingensteds
19.10.19 SE-Götheburg @ Oceanen
20.10.19 SE-Stockholm @ Debaser Bar Brooklyn
21.10.19 DK-Copenhagen @ Lille Vega
23.10.19 FR-Paris @ Maroquinerie
25.10.19 UK-Brighton @ The Haunt
26.10.19 UK-Cardiff @ Clwb Ifor Bach
27.10.19 UK-Manchester @ Band on a Wall
29.10.19 UK-London @ Scala
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