Tom Williams & The Boat returns with a new single ‘My Bones’, officially releases on iTunes on February 27th.This is the first track to be taken from forthcoming second album ‘Teenage Blood’.
And if you like the single, it’s available as a free download here - link
‘My Bones’ began its life in early 2011 as a Leonard Cohen-esque demo, developing into a fully fledged recording that showcases a more intricate sound than previous tracks. It marks a shift in the band’s approach to recording, with a rigid rhythmic focus to the track, and with dark lyrics, ‘My Bones’ continues the theme of jilted love touched on in previous Tom Williams & The Boat singles, typical of the new album’s dwelling on love lost.
In keeping with the band’s homegrown ethics and independent approach, Tom Williams & The Boat partnered with PledgeMusic in November 2011, marking a new approach to the album’s conception. The band wanted to offer their fans the chance to be intimately connected to the album process from the very beginning by offering them creative collectables and exclusive experiences of their choosing as a reward for their loyal support..
Tom Williams & The Boat started work on their second album, 'Teenage Blood' in March 2011. Recorded in their long time HQ - a working brewery, in the heart of the Kent countryside, BBC engineer Simon Askew was yet again behind the mixing desk.
Formed in 2007, Tom Williams & The Boat met in a local music venue in Tunbridge Wells. It wasn’t long before the group began to attract the attention of Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens on BBC Radio's 2 and 1 respectively, whilst also playing Radio 1's Big Weekend and recording sessions for Radio 1 with Huw Stephens. Tom Williams & The Boat also played Glastonbury via the festivals own 'Emerging Talent Competition' and Latitude on the Lake Stage. They self-released their debut album 'Too Slow’ in February 2011, on the 'Wireboat Recordings' label which received extensive radio support from the BBC introducing network and BBC 6 music on its release.