Sam Fender has shared his cover of Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’, which is available now via Polydor/Interscope Records. The track was initially recorded live on Radio 1 earlier this year as part of their ‘Live Lounge’ series, and that very live recording now finds its release after much fan persistence on social media. You can check it out below.
Featured in the BBC Music Sound of 2018 Sam Fender might just be one of the next big things. Uniting powerful lyrics and anecdotes on social issues and politics with a guitar-driven, indie-pop sound, he has been compared to names such as Jake Bugg or Catfish & The Bottlemen.
The Geordie Springsteen’s debut excels at documenting small-town frustration, which is why he means so much to so many people. This album isn’t perfect, but he’s a welcome antidote to polite chaps with guitars. ‘The Borders‘ is one of the best cuts from his debut album ‘Hypersonic Missiles’