American singer-songwriter, record producer, audio engineer, and actor, Finneas Baird O’Connell, known mononymously by his first name, FINNEAS, has released his debut album “Optimist”.

Finneas is the lead singer and songwriter of the band The Slightlys, which played the Warped Tour in 2015. His first solo single, “New Girl”, was released in 2016, with the music video released in 2019.

In 2017, he released the single “I’m in Love Without You”, and eight singles in 2018: “Break My Heart Again”, “Heaven”, “Life Moves On”, “Landmine”, “Hollywood Forever”, “College”, “Luck Pusher”, and “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night”. In early 2019, Finneas played his first sold-out headline shows in New York and Los Angeles.

Finneas is one of 12 artists featured on Ringo Starr’s 2021 EP Zoom In, contributing backing vocals to the song “Here’s to the Nights”. On March 2, 2021, Finneas and Ashe released a collaboration titled “Till Forever Falls Apart”, which he co-wrote and produced.

On August 5, 2021 Finneas announced that his debut studio album Optimist would be released on October 15, 2021 through Interscope Records and shared its lead single “A Concert Six Months From Now”.