This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Paul McDonald


  1. 1.
    All I've Ever Needed - Nikki Reed
  2. 2.
    First Loves
  3. 3.
    Watch Me - Nikki Reed
  4. 4.
    Hold On
  5. 5.
    New Lovers
Paul McDonald’s forthcoming debut full-length album “Modern Hearts” is a testimony of self-destruction and salvation.
Billboard describes it as "a beautiful journey of of artistic and personal growth". An album bursting with anthemic hooks, majestically texted alt-rock, tinges of Southern soul, literate introspection, and profound redemption.
The 14-track body of work that represents a full-spectrum of emotions, from soulful and sorrowful tracks, to invigorating new-life anthems, to meditative mid-tempo numbers. Produced by Jordan Lehning (Rayland Baxter, Robert Ellis, Andrew Combs), McDonald enlisted an all star cast of musicians like Ian Fitchuk (James Bay, Kacey Musgraves, Jake Bugg), Todd Lombardo (Nial Horan, Lera Lynn) and Lincoln Parish (Cage the Elephant) to help shape his narrative. Each song, forged of equal parts of the singer/songwriter’s confessionalism & rock and roll irreverence, is brought to life by lifting arrangements and refined vocal delivery. “Making this album saved my life. Darkness is a beautiful gift. It introduced me to new layers of myself and gave me a brand new perspective, but I'm happy to be out of it. The light feels pretty good these days.”


Monthly Listeners



Where people listen



Discovered On

Related Artists

Listen to Paul McDonald now.

Listen to Paul McDonald in full in the Spotify app