Think Wales and you think Tom Jones, the Voice, sex bomb. All of that stuff. But on the strength of the few tracks I’ve been privy to, Tomos Lewis has absolutely everything it takes to be the new voice of Wales. Comparisons to Damien Rice and Ryan Adams are spreading like wildfire, with Lewis’ soaring vocals and swelling sentimentality capturing everything great about being a singer-songwriter. There’s a versatility to the tracks knocking about on the net that really prove this guy is more than just a bloke with a guitar and a few nice rhymes.
The 26 year old releases his debut EP Four Songs on March 19th. Check it out. It truly deserves your attention. Listen to ‘Elinor’, from the EP, below:
From Joe Abbitt.