Over the years we’ve witnessed some incredible artists in their infancy, eagerly anticipating that moment when they start to skyrocket. In this feature, we set out some of the artists we’re currently working with who also possess that ‘certain something’, so you can enjoy tomorrow’s big names today…
Today’s Future Icon is Sam Eagle
19-year-old Sam Eagle, is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the coast of Essex. Citing influences such as Nick Hakim, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar and Thundercat – Sam has worked on creating a sound that brings jazzy, left field pop tunes to the indie genre.
Since releasing his debut single ’15/8′ earlier this year, Sam has quickly built a loyal fan base and picked up strong support from BBC 6Music and BBC Introducing, with plays from Tom Robinson, Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq, Shaun Keavney and Gideon Coe. Being chosen as BBC 6Music’s ‘Tune of the Week’ and BBC Introducing ‘Tip of the Week’ as well as playing at festivals such as The Great Escape , Liverpool Sound City and LATITUDE .
WANT TO HEAR MORE? Sam Eagle is taking part in RISING, our brand new series of live-streamed events, which aims to support and raise money for War Child UK to assist their work during the Covid-19 crisis.
HOT VOX have raised thousands of pounds for War Child through live gigs and events over the past two years. Now we’re taking RISING online, and with the help of our immensely talented roster of artists, we hope to raise even more vital funds for this valuable cause.
Tune in to see Sam Eagle streaming live on Wednesday 27th May at 7.00pm