hmv's Next Big Thing - July 16, 2019

hmv's Next Big Thing... #228 JC Stewart
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hmv's Next Big Thing... #228 JC Stewart

Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you rising Irishman JC Stewart...

 

Who Is He?

JC Stewart is John Callum Stewart, a Northern Irish native whose tender age of 19 hasn't stopped him working with some of the biggest names in music. 

As well as a writing credit on Lewis Capaldi's runaway debut album, Stewart has also worked with Rudimental, Nile Rodgers and Benjamin Francis Leftwich, and, supported Kodaline, Snow Patrol and Freya Ridings. 

 

What Does He Sound Like?

The obvious comparisons are James Bay and Hozier. The production is big and bold, but Stewart's voice is the star of the show, with each big bombastic chorus.  

 

Why Should I Be Excited?

Slick vocals, smooth production and a lot of soul. Not bad for one so young. 

 

Can I Hear Something?

Absolutely. His new track 'Have You Had Enough Wine?' is below for you: 

 

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