Multi-faceted singer songwriter Rhys Lewis shares his powerful single ‘Be Your Man’, today 25th October.
Currently on tour in the US supporting Julia Michaels, Rhys will embark on his biggest ever UK and Eire headline tour this autumn, including a date a London’s EartH on 25th November, closing out a successful year that has taken him across the world.
Tackling the heartache that comes with unrequited love, ‘Be Your Man’ showcases Rhys’ raw and powerful vocals, brimming with emotion and sung with conviction. His incredible ability to tell stories through his lyrics shines through in this heart-wrenching track, exploring the all too familiar feeling of being in a relationship with someone who is still hung up on an ex.
“’Be Your Man’ is of those songs that I’m still very much connected to emotionally, whenever I sing it live I get taken right back to the way I felt in the relationship at that time. It’s horrible to feel like you’re not enough for someone, that you’re being compared to the person they were with before. I think if she’d wanted something new then we might have had something, but deep down she was looking for what she’d had with someone else.
It’s been great revisiting this song in the studio, the original acoustic version is quite tender and soft, so it’s been really interesting discovering a darker tone within the song.”
His last single ‘What If’ has been heavily championed by BBC Introducing, and was featured as ‘Track of the Week’ on BBC Radio 1. His heart-breaking song ‘No Right To Love You’ was released just over a year ago and has quietly grown ever since, to help his catalogue boasts well over 200 million streams. Rhys’s music has been used numerous times across a multitude of TV shows, including the new series of The Hills, and heavily featured on this year’s Love Island.
Having toured extensively over the past couple of years, his electrifying headline shows draw fans that queue overnight to be first in line, from London to Amsterdam, New York to Berlin and Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo. He has also opened for the likes of Julia Michaels, Sigrid and Freya Ridings.
Rhys is currently working on his debut album, due to be released in 2020.
20 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
21 – Deaf Institute, Manchester
22 – Thekla, Bristol
23 – O2 Institute3, Birmingham
25 – EartH, London
26 – Komedia, Brighton
28 – 02 Academy2, Oxford
30 – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
1 – Button Factory, Dublin
10 – Roisin Dubh, Galway
11 – Glassworks, Derry
Find out more about Rhys Lewis from his official website.