- Words Notion Staff
Scotland's latest breakout star, singer-songwriter Dylan John Thomas, takes us through a day in the life on the evening he plays a show at iconic venue Glasgow Barrowlands.
Armed with a Glaswegian lilt and his acoustic guitar, rising-artist Dylan John Thomas looks set for the big leagues. Having been developing a dedicated fanbase that saw him sell out King Tut’s quicker than any other debuting Scottish artist in the venue’s history, his mentors so far have included the likes of Gerry Cinnamon and Sam Fender.
Dylan is an artist with humble roots. Raised in a foster home, he describes how a love of music provided an escape into a bigger world. Honing his craft by busking in his hometown, battling the Glaswegian weather, he begun a process that hugely improved his voice and guitar technique. His life experiences can be heard in his honest lyricism: real and often dark, but always with a sense of optimism.
New single “Fever” follows Dylan’s self-titled EP released last Autumn, and is the first track from his awaited forthcoming EP. His biggest gig to date, and selling out forth months in advance, the artist takes Notion for a day in the life for his Barrowlands show. Dive in!