Pierce Collins Fulton aka Pierce Fulton was a DJ, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer from the United States. Fulton’s song “Runaway” reached the top of Billboard’s Emerging Artists list in 2014. He was born on June 6, 1992, in Vermont, U.S.
According to a statement released by his family today, May 3rd, renowned electronic music artist Pierce Fulton died at the age of 28.
He is survived by his wife Anastasia, sister Addie, parents Brook and Mike, and brother Griff.
Fulton debuted on Cr2 Records in 2011 with his debut EP. Fulton toured with Wolfgang Gartner in 2012.
In March 2014, Fulton released the Runaway EP, and the album’s lead single, “Runaway,” debuted at number one on Billboard’s Twitter Emerging Artists list. “Kuaga (Lost Time),” Fulton’s follow-up single, was also a hit, reaching number 38 on the Billboard Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart.
Following the release of the singles “Life in Letters,” “Home in August,” “Better Places,” and “Listen To Your Mama,” he released his debut album “Better Places” on June 30, 2017.
Fulton and Gordon Huntley of Botnek, a Canadian duo, debuted their Leaving Laurel alias in January 2020. On January 10, 2020, Anjunadeep released their first EP, Sometimes It’s Scary…but It’s Still You and Me / Need Little, Want Less.
His death was announced by his family in a statement released on May 3, 2021. According to edm.com, Fulton’s older brother Griff released a statement on behalf of the family, which stated his ‘tragic battle’ with mental health.