He is a writer of rare talent, a singer with the ability to rivet your attention. Our Blood Is Red is outstandingBob Fish, Folk Radio
Our Blood Is Red comes as refreshment. Recommended heartily ****Steve Proctor, Spiral Earth
Our Blood Is Red is a truly auspicious debut announcing the arrival of a luminous new talent, bright new blood to keep the heart of English folk music beatingMike Davies, Folking.com
The songwriting and the vocal delivery are just so raw, heartfelt and beautiful that I find it irresistibleTom Robinson, BBC6 Music
Gave me a shiver down my back, just like the first time I heard Nick Drake and The Lake Poets. Luke James Williams is the Real DealThe Rocking Magpie
Really beautiful melodies and instrumentations which bring you back to listen time and time againAngry Baby Blog
Luke James Williams is an indie/alt.folk singer-songwriter from Cambridgeshire, UK. Releasing his debut EP 'Drove' in November 2018, Luke gained huge support from BBC6 Music DJ Tom Robinson who made 'Still In Bed' his 6 Music Recommends Track Of The Week in April 2019, later naming it his Track Of The Year So Far in July. The song was also played across the station by Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq and Tom Ravenscroft. Elsewhere, he has received airplay from Amazing Radio and BBC Introducing.
In July 2022, Luke released his "outstanding" (Folk Radio) debut album, 'Our Blood Is Red'. As well as picking up rave reviews from some of the biggest sites & publications on the indie & folk scenes, the acclaimed music platform Bandcamp made the album one of their 'New & Notable' releases which attracted new followers from all four corners of the globe.
Luke has received glowing reviews for his captivating, engaging and emotive live performances and has supported artists such as Megson, Mark Chadwick (Levellers) and The Little Unsaid. After performing at this year's Cambridge Folk Festival, Autumn 2022 sees him heading out on his first run of headline gigs in the UK.
Drawing on a wide range of musical influences Luke has crafted a unique sound, painting pictures with words and singing them in his own distinctly English voice.
"Really beautiful melodies and instrumentations which bring you back to listen time and time again" Angry Baby Blog
"Reminds me of Bon Iver, only with an English accent" Louder Than War
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