Brett Gleason

Brett Gleason

Brett Gleason is a piano-based alternative songwriter from New York. Both an outspoken bipolar advocate & out gay artist, Gleason knows what it’s like to live a life of intensity outside the mainstream and his unique music & writing reflect this. From Brooklyn NY by way of Long Island – Brett’s early life was hampered by a severe speech impediment, leading to a solitary childhood immersed in the arts. His struggle to communicate led to a mastery of multiple instruments and a composition degree from the New School University in NYC. His debut albums debuted in the Top 100 of the iTunes Alternative Charts with videos reaching number #1 on MTV Logo’s ‘The Click List’. He recently released the lead single to his 3rd album 'The Strong & The Silent' - a call for radical vulnerability in the face of digital isolation.
  1. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 23:19:36 GMT
    The Strong & the Silent
    By Brett Gleason
    ‘The Strong & the Silent’ embraces radical vulnerability in the face of digital isolation: After a decade of struggling in silence, I was in the system & progressing on paper - holding my head high but with an artificially brave front. Too proud to lean on anyone or admit need, it took a second reckoning to learn the strongest medicine is human connection...

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