The original version of the song features on Tree’s debut album ‘Ugly is Beautiful’, which came out on July 17 and recently charted at #32 in its first week on the Official UK Albums Chart — his first UK Top 40 release.
Collaborating with his “childhood heroes” Blink-182, Tree has now released the exclusive re-working of ‘Let Me Down’, which you can hear below.
Reviewing ‘Ugly Is Beautiful’ for NME, Ben Jolley wrote: “Injecting humour into everything he does while offering a surrealist escape from the mundane everyday – it’s easy to see how Tree’s outlandishness has made him the digital age’s definitive rockstar.
“It’s a role he’s happy to play on the aptly-titled moshpit-inducing ‘Ugly Is Beautiful’ but, beyond the fuzzy guitars and old-school hip-hop beats, Tree’s thought-provoking narrative – which tackles depression, loneliness, commercialism, bullying and ignoring haters – proves he’s more than a piss-taking internet troll.”
Tree has also shared the video for the ‘Ugly Is Beautiful’ track ‘I’m Gone’, which you can see above.
“I think it’ll come out on a Blink project as well as a [Blink-182 producer] Andrew Watt solo project,” Barker said when asked about when the track might be released.