Wil Owen – After Dark

Welsh singer and songwriter Wil Owen returns today with a beautifully sincere blend of indie and folk. ‘After Dark’ is richly emotive in it’s tone, carrying some of the most powerful lyrics that I have come across all week.

“’After Dark’ is a song that started out as an image: a crowd of people in a room, completely isolated from each other. I was thinking a lot about our inner lives, how we’re so absorbed by our own thoughts that we sometimes obfuscate our responsibility for them. That’s a hard line to navigate. The song is essentially an inner monologue, a stream of consciousness reaction to all the shit we say when we’re sad and loose and feeling vulnerable. It ends up affording a moment of reflection, of honesty.” 

The forthcoming debut EP is due out in 2022 via Tinpot Records.

Wil Owen

New Music: Wil Owen

Bristol-based singer-songwriter Wil Owen’s style of music-making has an almost timeless appeal to it. Quite extraordinary considering ‘Will It All Work Out’ is the Welsh talent’s debut release.

Drawing inspiration from wild landscapes and the issues we face in modern life, his music is forever shifting to reflect his mood.

“This song is me trying to desperately apply some control, in some way, even by stating that I don’t know what’s going on. It’s like a purging of all these thoughts that I’ve held onto, that I hoped would allow me to be part of all the positive action coming out of this chaos.”

Wil Owen