Lewis Watson Reveals 'Stay' Video, Debut Album 'The Morning' Drops 6/17
Lewis Watson is set to release his long-awaited debut album The Morning in the US on June 17th. Demonstrating Lewis' 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 more. These 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 by NYLON 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 with Warner Bros. Records.
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 at Facebook; 5 million streams at Spotify; and 70,000 Twitter followers.