Whilst still finishing a degree in Philosophy, Olly Chamberlain quietly began releasing music on YouTube back in 2015. With a naturally seductive vocal and innate musical ability that falls somewhere between Sam Smith and Zac Abel, he found serious viral heat moving his way via his inventive remixes and takes on tracks. Now making waves one the BBC Introducing scene, Olly releases his debut track ‘Fear’. Listen here
Having now completed his degree, Olly has been busy crafting his debut EP – due for release this June. His first release ‘Fear’ immediately conjures a smooth electronic R&B instrumental, which Olly’s falsetto dances over to create something both grooved-out and infectious. It’s a hook-laden R&B-pop gem that shines a clear light on the vocal ability and conscious mentality of the emerging young artist.
Recently getting heat on BBC Introducing, the multi-instrumentalist looks like a serious One to Watch for this year.