Self-taught multi-instrumentalist Adam French is one of the most interesting singer-songwriters currently operating. New EP You From The Rest produced by Rich Cooper (Mystery Jets, Lucy Rose, Billie Marten, Tom Odell) is a beautiful, intimate collection of exemplary songs…
You From The Rest, the first song lifted from the EP is a pensive medley of arpeggiated guitar chords and skittering beats where Adam questions the relationships he has and what defines them, whilst Incompatible is a heart-breaking ode to a relationship already lost. The beautiful live video shows Adam and his band under the delicate light of one moon-like source, WATCH HERE.
You might not think on paper that the anguished skate-punk thrash of Millencolin’s No Cigar would lend itself to an eerie acoustic guitar and quivering strings, but to listen to it unfurl on record is breath-taking. A true skate punk anthem having featured in the soundtrack to Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 one of the most acclaimed video games of all time, the poignant cover has had the nod of approval from the man himself! Rounding off the EP is You From The Rest (Acoustic), an elegant reworking of the original.
You From The Rest EP follows on from Adam’s recent Weightless EP which was released at the end of 2017.
Adam shares: “It’s been nice to pull these songs together and pick up where we left off with the ‘weightless’ EP, my music will always be lyrically led, but I think the ‘you from the rest’ EP just gives another glimpse of the varied sounds that will end up becoming my debut album. It feels good to be putting that side of things out into the world.”
So far, 2018 has seen Adam tour the UK and Europe. Having already supported and shared the bill with the likes of Jack Garratt, Jake Bugg, Jacob Banks and Rat Boy, Adam has rounded off his first ever UK headline tour, which included a sold-out show at London’s Omeara. This followed on from two sold out shows in February.
With a good list of festivals to come and more to be announced, he’ not one to miss.
Festivals 2018 (announced so far, more to follow)
05.05.2018 Live At Leeds, Leeds
06.05.2018 Hit The North, Newcastle
25.26.27.05.18 Dot To Dot, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham
23.06.2018 Bushstock, London
21.07.2018 Deershed, Harrogate
28.07.2018 Camp Bestival, Dorset
10.08.2018 Haldernpop, Haldern Germany
12.08.2018 Boardmasters, Cornwall
You From The Rest EP Tracklisting: You From The Rest / Incompatible / No Cigar / You From The Rest (Acoustic)