Listen: Isaac Stuart – ‘Do You Like It When We Lay Like This?’

It's a superb debut single...

Isaac Stuart is a songwriter of great range and power.

Hailing from Banbury, Oxfordshire, he sparked a flurry of attention earlier in the year, sharing a handful of home-sketched demos on SoundCloud.

Spartan and austere, the fragility of the sound belied the confidence of the artistry – literate and heartfelt, each note seems to break your heart.

Debut single – proper – 'Do You Like It When We Lay Like This?' landed a few moments ago, and it's the start of something truly special.

Gilded acoustic songwriting, we're hearing elements of Johnny Flynn in its dexterous technicality, the folk-hewn elements carrying an Autumnal charm.

A song about love and life's simple pleasures, the lyrics discuss the easy-going thrills that can come alongside commitment.

There's a sense of honest feeling in Isaac's delivery, one where each word counts, a feeling of longing, and simple love.

“'Do You Like It When We Lay Like This?'” was inspired by a conversation I had during a past relationship, having fallen in love for the first time…” he explains. “The title of the song was a real question from the moment and it will always hold a special place with me.”

Tune in now.


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