Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lewis Watson Reveals "Stay" Video, Debut Album 'The Morning' Drops 6/17

Debut Full-Length The Morning 
Out June 17 On Warner Bros. Records

 “This elegant song [Even If] about mistrust and regret is a doozy, achingly lonely but levelheaded, and Mr. Watson sings it with a mature voice and a mildly mawkish earnestness.” 
– The New York Times, Jon Caramanica

“There's no doubt: Lewis Watson really is out of this world.” – NYLON

" ...brings to mind the Avett Brothers, Fleet Foxes or his fellow Brits, Mumford & Sons. PAPER

“ …young Internet hotshot in the mold of Jake Bugg” – Time Out New York

Lewis Watson is set to release his long-awaited debut album The Morning in the US on June 17th. DemonstratingLewis’ powers as a songwriter, The Morning combines fully-realised reworkings of select songs from his early EPs with plethora of new material  – including instant grat track “Halo,” “Stay” and much moreThese new songs take Lewis’ stripped-back, guitar-and-voice roots to a new level of richer, more textured soundscapes.
Fans who purchase The Morning iTunes pre-order, available now, will receive an instant grat download of new album track “Halo”. Offering fans another taste of what’s to come, album cut “Stay” premiered with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. Ushering viewers into an Alice In Wonderland-esque fantasy world, the video for “Stay” was released byNYLON Magazine. Watch the “Stay” video HERE and we encourage you to post + share!
In 2012, Lewis Watson self-released his debut EP It’s Got Four Sad Songs On It BTW after establishing a devoted online fan-base. It topped the iTunes singer-songwriter chart on the first day of release, outselling the likes of Adele,Madonna and Ed Sheeran in the process, and landed the then nineteen-year-old singer-songwriter a deal withWarner BrosRecords.
In addition to critical acclaim, all five of his EPs to date have hit the Top 10 at iTunes, each building upon the sales of the previous release. Meanwhile, his online following is phenomenal: 5 million YouTube plays; 100,000 likes atFacebook5 million streams at Spotify; and 70,000 Twitter followers.

Photo Credit: Andrew Whitton
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