After 25 years in the music industry, I think it’s fair to say that Tom Townsend is a song writer who has paid his dues. And now, with the national release of new album putting him in the spotlight on his own for the first time on a country-wide stage, it’s time for Tom Townsend to collect.
The album is called ‘Leave It Up To Me’ and showcases a respect for the full range of roots genres. From the funk-ska infused ‘Twist’ (which is a true highlight) to the toe-tapping title track, there isn’t a weak song to be found on this album. Even when the tempo slows, his unpretentious UK accent shines through with heartfelt lyrics on songs like album closer ‘Slowly’. Watch here