James Marriott’s New Single ‘Grapes’ Is A Playful Take On Adulthood

"The dichotomy of love and timing..."

James Marriott has shared new single ‘Grapes’.

The songwriter had long held secret ambitions, but only began putting these in place in 2020. Debut single ‘Slow Down’ marked the beginning of his journey, and since then he has continually accelerated.

Gaining a huge fanbase, Brighton’s own James Marriott is pushing forwards with alacrity, merging the spiky indie of The Strokes, say, with the dynamic, fly-on-wall lyricism of Sam Fender.

New EP ‘Bitter Tongues’ is incoming, and he’s just shared focus track ‘Grapes’. A wry take on emerging adulthood, it’s about young love, regrets, and moving past your mistakes.

Coupled to a killer chorus, ‘Grapes’ takes James Marriott to a new level. He comments…

“’Grapes’ is the culmination of my want to write about the dichotomy of love and timing. A fragile man and a strong woman are childhood loves, but neither of them have lived their lives and become adults yet.”

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Jack Talbot

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