Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most effective.
Tom The Lion returned early this year, with new album 'Sleep' building on his undoubted promise. A quite singular artist, 'Sleep' struck at its hardest when the songwriter kept it simple.
'Silent Partner' is devastating, with his soft yet powerful voice married to a sparse, evocative arrangement. Shot by director Julian Harriman-Dickinson, the accompanying visuals are unexpectedly moving.
Rebecca Wither uses sign language to express each word, with the union of music and visuals resulting in something quite simple yet wholly striking.
Check it out now.
Tom The Lion is set to play an XFM Session tomorrow night (August 13th) - check out the songwriter at London's Sebright Arms on September 30th. Tickets go on sale Monday (August 18th) at 9am.