David's Bookshop & David's Music
Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DE
Books: 01462 684631 / Music: 01462 475900

Event Information

Tom Grennan IN-STORE + SIGNING

Saturday 07 July 2018
1pm

TOM GRENNAN will be in-store from 1pm, playing a stripped back set & signing copies of his new album "Lighting Matches" (out on 6th July (Insanity Records) on CD and vinyl. 

 

++This is a free event, but we would encourage you to pre-order your copy of the CD or LP to ensure entry!++

BORN IN BEDFORD BUT BASED IN LONDON, SINGER-SONGWRITER TOM GRENNAN FIRST FOUND FAME AS THE GUEST VOCALIST ON CHASE & STATUS'S TRACK WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG. A HOTTEST RECORD ON ANNIE MAC’S RADIO 1 SHOW, THE TRACK GAVE GRENNAN THE CHANCE TO CUT HIS TEETH IN THE RADIO 1 LIVE LOUNGE AND ON BBC TWO'S LATER... WITH JOOLS HOLLAND.

BUT IT MIGHT NOT HAVE TURNED OUT THAT WAY. AS A TEENAGER, HE HAD A PROMISING FOOTBALL CAREER, PLAYING FOR LUTON TOWN, NORTHAMPTON TOWN, ASTON VILLA AND STEVENAGE.

“I WAS CLOSE TO PLAYING OVER IN THE STATES BUT SOMETHING WAS TELLING ME NOT TO AND OBVIOUSLY IT WAS THE MUSIC,” HE TOLD MUSIC WEEK EARLIER THIS YEAR.

“MY HEAD WAS TURNED BY MUSIC AND PEOPLE SAYING I HAD A VOICE!”

AFTER MOVING TO LONDON FOR UNIVERSITY, GRENNAN WOULD GIG AROUND LONDON WITH HIS ACOUSTIC GUITAR. HIS INCLINATION TOWARDS BLUES AND SOUL CAN BE HEARD ON HIS DEBUT EP, SOMETHING IN THE WATER, WHICH WAS PRODUCED BY CHARLIE HUGALL (FLORENCE + THE MACHINE, THE MACCABEES) AND SHOWCASES HIS RASPY, EMOTIVE VOCALS.

EARLY SUPPORT CAME FROM BBC MUSIC INTRODUCING IN BEDS, HERTS, & BUCKS, WHO INVITED HIM IN FOR A SESSION; WHILE THE TITLE TRACK TO HIS EP REACHED NUMBER ONE ON MUSIC BLOG AGGREGATOR HYPE MACHINE.

 

www.tomgrennanmusic.com

Where is David's Bookshop?

David's Bookshops are located in Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, only a few minutesí walk from the railway station in the heart of the Town Centre. There is ample parking nearby.

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If you are looking for a specific book that you have been unable to find, please contact David's Bookshops and we will try and source it for you.

Contact Information

David's Bookshop

01462 684631

David's Music

01462 475900

School Orders

01462 475924

Email

info@davids-bookshops.co.uk

Opening Times

David's Bookshop

Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm
Sat 8am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm

David's Music

Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Sat 9am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm

David's Cafe

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4pm
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