Ashley Stacey is an Indie Rock artist from South East London with a strong passion for music and a knack for songwriting.

Ashley has always naturally gravitated towards bands with renowned songwriters such as The Beatles, The Beatles, The Beatles, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys The La’s, The Libertines, The Kinks Arctic Monkeys The La’s, The Libertines, The Kinks The La’s, The Libertines, The Kinks that sell stories and paint pictures through musical poetry. This has no doubt seeped into his own songwriting as often demonstrated in the well-crafted lyrics delivered via uplifting melodies & soaring choruses that capture the listener’s imagination.

The latest single “There’s No Telling You” is Ashley’s finest yet, it has everything I have come to expect to hear from Ashley and more, a sound which instantly grabs your attention and will have you tapping along, brilliant instrumentals which help to create a catchy, upbeat sound which you will instantly fall in love with.

Ashley’s vocals complete this impressive single, his modulated vocals draw you in and you can’t help but sit and listen to every single word he sings. The vocals combined with the brief and faultless lyrics create something that is instantly relatable and if somehow the listener wasn’t already a fan of this track they soon will be after hearing the incredible vocals and lyrics.

The lyrics I feel tell a story that we can all relate to in one way or another, this I feel helps for a listener to connect to the song. I found after hearing this track for the first time I had the lyrics stuck in my head for the rest of the day, sometimes this is the worst thing to happen but not for me, this is a sign that I love the single.

This memorable songs instantly grabbed your attention, Ashley’s unique sound packs a punch and draws you in. As I was listening to this single I was taken back to the early 00’s, the sound and way the single made me feel I felt like I had gone back in time and I was listening to the bands I use to listen to back in the early 00’s who made me fall in love with music.

Another phenomenal single packed full of talent and is a single you need to have on your playlist.


By Siân Parker