Tom Collins is a 23-year-old singer songwriter from North Wales, based in and around the North West. Providing a modern and youthful pop/rock flavour to his style developed from influences of bands like; The Hunna and Catfish & The Bottlemen. Instantly gripping his audiences with a relatable narrative in his songwriting, using his own experiences to connect with others.

The debut EP from Collins reflects on real life situations involving love and relationships. The four tracks are adapted from Greek mythology told from a modern perspective. His most recent single ‘Soft Lad’ gives an essence of nostalgia from Collins’ past but also a reflective narrative on how he appreciates his life during lockdown.

If you love to hear a single which has the perfect balance of acoustic guitar, piano and vocals than you will love this new single. The simplicity and combination of the vocals and instrumentals gives this track a relaxing feel and will awaken every hair on the back of your neck.

The single tells a story which I feel any listener can relate too, Tom has managed to create a single with such a unique sound which captures your attention within seconds and makes this single stand out. As you listen to this incredible single you will feel that you are having a personal gig by Tom which I feel adds more of a magical feel this this brilliant track.

The lyrics will capture your imagination and I feel we can all relate to them, they draw you in and you cannot help but sit and listen to every word. The special thing about this single with is simplicity you can pay close attention to the lyrics and full apricate them. You instantly pay attention and listen to every word Tom sings, the vocals will draw you in within seconds, the single shows off Tom’s vocals brilliantly.

This as the first song I have heard from Tom and I loved everything about it, this is an incredible single which I have added to my music playlist and has been stuck in my head for the last few days. You really need to listen to this single to fully appreciate it.


By Siân Parker


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