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Tom Walker

Singer / Songwriter from North Lanarkshire

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Tom Walker

Tom Walker Biography

Thomas Alexander Walker is a Scottish singer-songwriter. He was trained at the stage school London College of Creative Media, and was given a contract soon after. He rose to fame after the release of his single "Leave a Light On", which peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles Chart in June 2018.Early life Walker was born in Kilsyth, near Glasgow, but at the age of three his family moved to the Cheshire town of Knutsford. He described his upbringing as being in a 'Glaswegian house' as his parents were Glaswegian sounding. He speaks with a Scottish accent when with family or in Scotland. His favourite artists while growing up included Ray Charles, Muddy Waters and Paolo Nutini. Career In 20...
Thomas Alexander Walker is a Scottish singer-songwriter. He was trained at the stage school London College of Creative Media, and was given a contract soon after. He rose to fame after the release of his single "Leave a Light On", which peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles Chart in June 2018.

Early life

Walker was born in Kilsyth, near Glasgow, but at the age of three his family moved to the Cheshire town of Knutsford. He described his upbringing as being in a 'Glaswegian house' as his parents were Glaswegian sounding. He speaks with a Scottish accent when with family or in Scotland. His favourite artists while growing up included Ray Charles, Muddy Waters and Paolo Nutini.

Career

In 2014, prior to fame, Walker graduated from London College of Creative Media.

2017–2019: What a Time to Be Alive and collaborations

In 2017, Walker released "Just You and I", which was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month appearing on NBC's Today show with Kathie Lee Gifford where he performed the song. His follow-up single was "Blessings", the title track from his debut EP Blessings. On 13 June 2017, Walker released the single "Heartland", which was co-written and produced by Naughty Boy. On 22 August 2017, the single was added to the BBC Radio 1 playlist. Later in 2017, Walker was named as one of the new additions to the BBC Radio 1 Brit List. Walker has played support slots for artists such as George Ezra, Gallant and Jake Bugg. On 28 September, Walker began his US tour, in Connecticut, supporting The Script.

On 13 October 2017, Walker released his single "Leave a Light On" on Relentless Records. The single was co-written and produced by Steve Mac. The music video for "Leave a Light On" was produced by Charles Mehling, and filmed in Croatia. It impacted numerous international charts and was included in his debut studio album What a Time to Be Alive. In 2019, Walker won the Best Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Brit Awards. His song "Leave the Light On" was also nominated for "Best British Single".

Guest appearances

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Where the Heart Is" 2017 The HeavyTrackerz, Mikill Pane Odyssey "a Musical Journey"
"Tant que rien ne m'arrête" 2018 Claudio Capéo Tant que rien ne m'arrête
"Hola (I Say)" 2019 Marco Mengoni Atlantico

Songwriting credits

Title Year Album Artist(s) Written with
"Faithless Love" 2019 Lexicon Will Young Dan McDougall



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Tom Walker Discography

  • 2016SingleFly Away with Me
  • 2016SinglePlay Dead
  • 2016SingleSun Goes Down (feat. Kojey Radical)
  • 2017EPBlessings
  • 2017SingleHeartland
  • 2017SingleLeave a Light On (Acoustic)
  • 2018SingleAngels (Acoustic)
  • 2018SingleMy Way
  • 2018SingleWalk Alone (feat. Tom Walker) [Acoustic]
  • 2018SingleWalk Alone (feat. Tom Walker) [MK Dub]
  • 2019SingleAll That Matters (Acoustic)
  • 2019SingleBetter Half of Me (Acoustic)
  • 2019SingleJust You and I (Live Session)
  • 2019SingleJust You and I (Live Session) [feat. Lena]
  • 2019SingleJust You and I
  • 2019SingleLeave a Light On (feat. Tom Walker)
  • 2019SingleNow You're Gone (Acoustic) [feat. Zara Larsson]
  • 2019SingleNow You're Gone (Radio Edit) [feat. Zara Larsson]
  • 2019AlbumWhat a Time To Be Alive
  • 2020SingleWait for You (Acoustic)
  • 2020SingleWait for You
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