Today March 1 sees the release of Tom Walker’s debut album, ‘What A Time To Be Alive’. The title could well be a description of what’s been going on in Tom’s head lately: he won the BRIT Award for British Breakthrough Act, and was nominated for his single, ‘Leave A Light On’. That track entered straight into the UK Official Top 40 songs of 2018, and also hit the #1 spot on iTunes in 20 countries, and sold Platinum in 10.
On Saturday, 9 February, we attended EFP’s press event and heard from each of the European Shooting Stars, hosted by British film critic and presenter, Jason Solomons. Afterwards we had the immense privilege to speak to Icelandic actress, Kristin Þóra Haraldsdóttir, star of the recent release, ‘And Breathe Normally’, directed by Isold Uggadóttir.
Originally from the Shetland Islands, but now based in County Durham, singer/songwriter Toni Sidgwick first started in music twelve years ago, busking on the streets of Edinburgh to support herself whilst studying. Her new single, ‘Try’, released on 4 May, has been described by Songwriting Magazine as, “…a delicate, lovely, and bittersweet indie-folk track by an absolutely brilliant songwriter.”
Jamie Lawson has released his latest single, ‘Fall Into Me’, ahead of his mammoth suppport slot touring with Ed Sheeran around Ireland and the UK. The tour will take in 46 dates, including dates in Cork, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, First concert is on May 4 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, Ireland.