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Luke Hemmings Embarks on a Sonic Journey with Captivating EP ‘boy’

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Luke Hemmings unveils his new EP, boy, marking a profound departure from his previous endeavors while venturing into uncharted sonic territory.

Produced in collaboration with longtime creative ally Sammy Witte, whose credits include Maggie Rogers and Harry Styles, boy emerges as a succinct yet profound collection of seven tracks, each resonating with themes of maturity, introspection, and the human experience. Released via RCA Records UK, the EP offers a glimpse into Hemmings’ innermost thoughts and emotions, inviting listeners on a transcendent journey through the complexities of youth and adulthood.

Accompanying the EP’s release is a visually captivating official visual EP, showcasing each track in a mesmerizing audiovisual narrative. Premiering globally on YouTube, the visual experience adds an extra layer of depth to Hemmings’ introspective lyricism and atmospheric soundscapes.

Central to the EP is the poignant single “Benny,” a soul-stirring reflection on family, loss, and the emotional toll of separation. Hemmings’ introspective lyrics poignantly capture the essence of guilt and longing, resonating with audiences on a deeply personal level.

Exploring themes of youth, departure, fear, solitude, and hope, boy paints a vivid portrait of Hemmings’ emotional journey, culminating in a cathartic exploration of self-discovery and acceptance. From the introspective musings of “I’m Still Your Boy” to the ethereal ambiance of “Close Enough to Feel You,” each track offers a glimpse into the artist’s psyche, inviting listeners to delve deeper into his introspective world.

boy Track List

  1. I’m Still Your Boy
  2. Shakes
  3. Benny
  4. Close My Eyes
  5. Garden Life
  6. Close Enough to Feel You
  7. Promises

Hemmings embarks on a sold-out headline tour, kicking off in Paris on May 4 and traversing through iconic venues across Europe and North America. The tour promises to be a sensory feast, bringing Hemmings’ evocative soundscapes to life in an electrifying live setting.

UK Tour Dates

  • 13th May – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
  • 14th May – O2 Ritz Manchester, Manchester
  • 16th May – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
  • 17th May – Troxy, London

As Hemmings reflects on the inspiration behind boy, he shares glimpses into his creative process and the emotional journey that shaped the EP’s narrative. From moments of disorientation and isolation to profound moments of clarity and self-realization, boy emerges as a testament to Hemmings’ artistic growth and personal evolution.

With boy, Luke Hemmings not only reaffirms his status as a formidable musical talent but also sets the stage for a new chapter in his artistic journey. As audiences immerse themselves in the rich sonic tapestry of the EP, they are invited to embark on a transformative voyage of self-discovery and introspection, guided by the ethereal melodies and introspective lyricism of Luke Hemmings.

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