Lewis Watson Details
Lewis Watson (born 19 October 1992) is an English singer-songwriter. Lewis was raised in Bicester, Oxfordshire, Watson is currently playing in venues around the UK and other locations. 2012 saw the release of his first EPs ‘It’s got four sad songs on it BTW’ and ‘Another four sad songs’ which ultimately lead to a record deal with Warner Bros. Records. ‘The Wild’ was his third EP which was released in March, 2013. In July 2013 he released his fourth EP ‘Four More Songs’, including a cover of Made up lovesong #43, originally performed by Guillemots.
Watson first started playing after receiving a guitar for his sixteenth birthday. “I’ve never had lessons,” he admits. “I just enjoyed playing guitar so much. I’d play for hours a night, and try out new things to make sure it didn’t get stale.”Watson uploaded a video of himself singing a cover of Bombay Bicycle Club’s Swansea on YouTube in 2010 (as HolyLoowis to avoid the attention from his friends). He continued recording various pop covers and originals over the following years and the number of people subscribed to him on his YouTube channel increased rapidly.