After his EP ‘Burn it Down’ was released in 2016, Billy Lockett shot to the top of the iTunes Singer Songwriter Charts and Top 10 on the main chart. Now, Spindle has the privilege of holding the premiere of his latest acoustic cover, Frank Ocean ‘Thinking About You’.
With comparisons to Nick Murphy and Bon Iver and Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi, Billy Lockett has been recognised by the likes of Lana Del Ray and Birdy who he has supported on their recent tours. His latest show at Bush Hall in London sold out in less than 48 hours, all before the release of his debut album which is set to be out in early 2018.
He has had an interesting journey as an artist, after having a two year hiatus in-between records as his dad passed away, who was a huge inspiration to Billy’s work and from which he did a great deal of soul searching. The emotion and lyricism in his songs and covers can be attributed to this time that he spent back at home in Northampton, where he pretty much locked himself away for two years and wrote/ covered music.
Discover his latest acoustic cover of Frank Ocean ‘Thinking about you’ below:
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