Tom Speight Shares New Single “Aftermath” with Lydia Clowes
June 2, 2023 BY Jason Currell
London-based melodic storyteller Tom Speight has today share a brand new single ‘Aftermath’. The song is one to both pull at heartstrings and inspire smiles. A dreamy take on Tom’s familiar acoustic based songwriting; bringing in pop elements with synths and echoing backing vocals. ‘Aftermath’ is a prime example of Tom’s natural evolution as an artist and a writer. Once again featuring musician and long-time collaborator Lydia Clowes, the song becomes a moving duet.
Talking about the recording of ‘Aftermath’, Tom had this to say: “‘Aftermath’ has my favourite production on the album! Recorded at RAK Studio it’s dreamy and rich with its sonic palette. Lydia’s vocals create this beautiful angelic dynamic whilst delivering an heartbreaking sentiment.”
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The single is taken from Tom’s eagerly anticipated third record Love & Light arriving on 11th August via Nettwerk. The singer-songwriter has already achieved over 200 million streams and 1 million monthly listeners on all streaming platforms.
Love & Light marks another milestone in his career, building on the success of his previous two standout albums. Continuing to pay homage to some of Tom’s biggest inspirations, including Damien Rice, Sufjan Stevens, and John Mayer, whilst also exploring fresh territory reminiscent of Dermot Kennedy and Tom Grennan. Lead-single ‘The One’ showcases Tom’s exceptional lyrical talents, drawing comparisons to Tom Odell’s introspective approach. ‘If This Is How the Story Ends’ followed on from the style-evolving lead-single that was featured in The Independent’s track of the week with more praise from the likes of Wonderland, METAL, Headliner, and Music News.
Tom’s third album marks another milestone in his career, building on the success of his previous two standout albums, which have featured on both the big and small screens, including hit shows like The Voice, Strictly, Masterchef, To All the Boys, being the most played artist in 2021’s season of Love Island, as well as the music video for his new single ‘The One’ being played on Sunday Brunch. Tom has also been a fixture on UK television, sharing his story and work on ITV News, BBC Breakfast, and Sky News. Tom’s music has earned high praise from some of the UK’s most respected publications, including The Telegraph, The Times, and The Metro.
His music has connected with fans across the globe, with his heartfelt performances earning him support slots with the likes of James Bay, Stereophonics, and Maisie Peters. Laster this year Tom will embark on a UK headline tour, full list of current dates below.
2023 UK Tour Dates:
29th September – Glasgow, UK @ The Hug & Pint
30th September – Manchester, UK @ Deaf Institute
1st October – Bristol, UK @ Thekla
6th October – London, UK @ Islington Assembly Hall
Tom Speight’s ‘Love & Light’ is out 11th of August via Nettwerk. Pre-save album here: https://tspeight.ffm.to/loveandlight.bio