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Man Overboard

Artist: Tom A. Smith
Label: Tileyard Music/ADA
Impact date: Single & EP: Out now
ROTD featured date: Tuesday 23 August 2022

We say

We’ve talked about admiration for the talented 18 year old Sunderland artist Tom A. Smith before at RotD, and with his latest release, Man Overboard, he’s done it again. Produced by Larry Hibbitt (The Snuts, Sea Girls, Lauran Hibberd), the track features on his latest release, EP2, and continues Tom’s broad and inventive approach to the indie-rock sound. The EP has so far seen Tom amass serious tastemaker support from the likes of BBC Radio 1 (Track of the Week, Next Wave & Future Artist), BBC 6 Music, Absolute Radio, Radio X, Triple J, Spotify, Apple and Deezer, to name just a few. Plus, online praise has come from Official Charts (OTW), Clash, Times, NME, Dork, Gigwise, Notion and Louder Than War. This summer has seen him support Elton John at his BST show, perform at Glastonbury, Barn On The Farm, F1 British Grand Prix, and this weekend, will see him open Leeds Festival. One to watch. 


National Radio: James Passmore, Plugged In PR
Regional Radio: Alan Smith
Online & Press: Lorraine Long, Longevity PR
TV: Pippa Evers, Dawbell
Live: Chris Smyth, Wasserman Music
Management: Neil Hughes, Tileyard Music & Mike Walsh

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We are always looking for future hits and stars - signed and unsigned. To submit music for consideration please send an email with a link to one track and some info to Kevin Marston.

Unfortunately we can't respond personally to all submissions, but we do listen to everything.

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