Tom Grennan has shared his soulful new single 'Oh Please'.
The songwriter has been through the wars of late, self-isolating after he picked up symptoms of COVID-19.
Urging fans to stay home, he's now delivered the potent soundtrack to their own isolation.
Out now, 'Oh Please' finds Tom Grennan digging deep, with his husky, emotive vocals inspired by Amy Winehouse and Curtis Mayfield.
Leaning on his hip-hop influences - think Nas and Kendrick Lamar - it's a song that speaks of his love affair with America, a coming of age tale.
“When writing ‘Oh Please’ I was listening to a lot of Curtis Mayfield, Nas, Kendrick, and of course Amy Winehouse, and I wanted to channel this through the song.”
“The opening transports me back to visiting America, crossing the Brooklyn bridge for the first time and seeing Manhattan. It really hit me at that moment that anything was possible. I felt euphoric and excited for the future, a chapter closed and a beautiful new beginning ahead. It changed my mindset towards relationships, to focus my energy on learning from them rather than going into a darker, angry place.”
“‘Oh Please’ is about learning from relationships. It’s about staying strong and making the right decisions with respect and grace.”
Tune in now.
Photo Credit: Mark Mattock
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