Benedict Cork will release his brand new single ‘Funny How Things Change’. The track follows the release of his recent two songs ‘Fear of Lonely’ and ‘Therapy’ which have earned him the support of media around the world. The song develops Benedict’s sound even further, his signature piano refrains joined by soulful guitar and vocal harmonies. Benedict will perform live in London on April 25 at Fiction Studios, as part of his monthly ‘Fiction Sessions’ residency series.
Co-written with fellow singer songwriter Scott Quinn and producer Paul Whalley (Nao, Mumford & Sons, Ellie Goulding), ‘Funny How Things Change’ is a song that explores the feelings that descend on us in the passing of time after a relationship ends. In early 2017, Benedict’s relationship of three years broke down and, having never experienced heartbreak before, he left London and fled to Stockholm, Sweden to get away and try to become comfortable with the reality of being alone again.
Benedict said: “We can move so quickly from being so deeply in love with someone to feeling like you barely know them at all. I love the line ‘lovers turn to strangers in the blink of an eye’ as I feel like it sums up the whole message of the song and it’s so true to where I am right now.”
Growing up in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, Benedict Cork quickly made the move to London at aged 18 to kick-start his music career. After cutting his teeth in piano bars, it wasn’t long before he turned to songwriting. He honed his craft both in and out of bands, spending long days in the studio and nights playing in saloon bars.
Now living in London, Benedict has amassed a track record of collaborations, working with the likes of Adam Lambert, MNEK (Beyonce/Madonna), GRADES (Nao/Sinead Harnett), Lucas Nord (Tove Lo), Iain James (Emeli Sande/Anne Marie), Sandro Cavazza (Avicci/Lost Frequencies), Adam Argyle (Dua Lipa/Ella Eyre), Martin Sjølie (Sigrid), Toby Gad (John Legend/Kelly Clarkson) and Josh Record (Ella Henderson). In addition he has supported MØ and AlunaGeorge on tour across the UK as well as supporting Brit Award winner Tom Walker and Grammy nominated US artist Emily King at recent shows.