Born in a small village outside Derry, Northern Ireland's JC Stewart was always surrounded by music.
As a child he would pick out his parent's records, absorbing classic songwriters before he could even walk.
Writing his own material as a teenager, he quickly found that music was the only vessel that could truly encompass how he felt.
New single 'Medicine' is a sign of his mature, probing approach, a sign that this is a newcomer that has to be taken seriously.
Bruised soul and fragrant melody combine, while the single is worth comparing to James Bay, Hozier, or even Kodaline's more introspective moments.
He explains: "'Medicine' started as a couple of lines in a deleted note on my phone. I went over the chorus melody again and again for about four months before I figured it out! Over the awe inspiring setting of building a set of flat pack drawers in a Brighton student house, it just popped into my head and that was really it."
"It’s a super simple song with real lyrics which is why I think I connect to it so much. I am so excited for people to be able to hear it and the other songs coming out over the next few months!"
Tune in now.
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