Blanks is the artist name of Simon de Wit, 19 years old, from the Netherlands. In the summer of 2016 he released his first self-produced single “If You Ever Change Your Mind”, which landed on number 1 in the Spotify Viral Charts of the Netherlands within a week. Since then, he has released two more singles. Blanks is now gearing up for the minimalist song “Pictures” on April 28th.
In 2016, a well-known Dutch radio DJ, Giel Beelen, opened his online talent show, in which Simon participated, together with his friend Meeuwis and brother Bram. Out of more than 1000 submission, they got to the top 25. They played live on the radio multiple times and got to perform on a few festivals.
After this musical adventure, Simon decided to continue to make music under Blanks. On the 31st of August he released his first single, “If You Ever Change Your Mind”, which landed #1 in the Spotify Viral Charts of the Netherlands within a week. Simon wrote, recorded and produced this song all by himself. Since then, this song has been steamed more than 180K times.
Simon also posts weekly YouTube videos on his YouTube channel, that has more than 25K subscribers and a total of 2 million views.