New Music: Oliver Keane

Track of the week. Only recently just turned 18, Derby born and London based Oliver Keane launches one of the most impressive debuts that I have had the pleasure of listening to so far this year.

Stunningly tender through it’s simple construction, ‘in the morning’ showcases this artist’s mesmerising vocals and beautiful lyricism. Despite his young age, this is a sound that is raw and exceptionally emotive.

Since hitting his teens Oliver was determined to forge his own path, barely pausing for breath. And this debut is a testament to the commitment he has given to his craft.

“I’ve probably written something in my notes or made a voice note every single day for the past six years. We’re talking about thousands of songs. I can’t remember the last time I went without making music, or having some form of an idea just sitting in the back of a train, singing to myself like a weirdo…”

Oliver Keane