British singer-songwriter Tom Walker is known for his husky voice and powerful ballad ‘Leave A Light On’. He won a BRIT Award for ‘Best Breakthrough Act’ in 2019, while the song received a nomination for ‘Best British Single’. Tom Walker’s album What a Time to Be Alive also garnered acclaim, peaking atop the UK charts and certifying platinum. Tickets to see Tom Walker are hot and in demand, make sure to grab yours quick!
Tom Walker hails from Cheshire, but was born in Kilsyth, Scotland before moving to Knutsford at the age of three. He moved to London to study creative media, releasing his EP Blessings shortly after. In 2017, Tom Walker released the single co-written by Naughty Boy ‘Heartland’, which gained attention after making it to BBC Radio 1’s playlist. After supporting the likes of George Ezra, The Script and Jake Bugg, Tom Walker became known for his own material.
‘Leave A Light On’ was released in October 2017, and reached the top ten of charts around Europe - including number seven on the UK charts. The song had a personal message from Tom Walker, who claimed it was about a friend who struggled with addiction. Tom wanted his friend to know there’s always someone they can talk to. The song features on Walker’s EP Blessings, alongside ‘Heartland’ and ‘Just You and I’, and has over 75 million views on Youtube.
Tom Walker’s gravelly voice is instantly recognisable, making any song sound epic and moving. He grew up listening to the likes of Paolo Nutini and Ray Charles, illustrating how his musical style changes from song to song. He loves hip hop, electronica and many different kinds of music, all contributing to his unique sound.
One of the hottest new artists around, Tom Walker is constantly touring or making new music. Make sure to follow Tom Walker on TickX to get updates and info on tickets.