Following his triumphant, sold-out performance at London’s Omeara, rising UK artist and songwriter James Smith releases his gorgeous new track “Rely On Me”. A self-produced powerful ballad that will continue the growing hype around one of the UK’s most exciting young singer/songwriters.
An expansive, vulnerable track that marks a new benchmark for the young artist able to balance huge sounds with vivid, emotive storytelling, “Rely On Me” follows on from a string of releases and Smith’s debut EP “Little Love” last year.
Continuing to blaze a path through the pop landscape in 2019, James has raced to over 126M total streams, achieving eyebrow-raising numbers for his recent releases “Tell Me That You Love Me” (68M+ streams) and “T-shirts” (33M).
Born in Upton Park and just turned 20 years old with European tour dates and his first EP in the bag, James continues his precocious, self-made reputation as a young star in waiting. Critical support has also been swift across tastemakers including NOTION and CLASH MAGAZINE as well as significant blog hype.
James is emerging as one of the year’s most reactive homegrown talents – mark as a definite One to Watch for 2020.