The newest track from rising UK star, Alfie Templeman, is certified fun! with a melody straight from a 8-bit video game, reminiscent of a modern Eurythmics jam, Alfie continues to show his creative prowess, while delivering smooth, relevant, and liquid cooled music with sophistication and charisma! With short chopped lyrical phrasing, ‘THINGS I THOUGHT WERE MINE’ burrows deep in your brain and will have you humming/singing all day long. The song is effortlessly groovy and, as usual, Alfie shows off some smooth vocal styling. As the third single delivered from the EP ‘Happiness In Liquid Form’, it’s certain that this tune will take off just like it’s predecessors. The track has already accrued over 20 Spotify New Music Friday adds worldwide, since it’s early July release.
Alfie Templeman has been nothing short of impressive, since the release of his first single, on this EP. The 17 year old has over 100k Instagram followers as well as an impressive 1 million monthly Spotify listeners. The self taught musician/singer/songwriter is gaining critical acclaim all over, from NME to BRITISH VOGUE. The Bedfordshire-born teen has enjoyed an ever increasing rise solidifying his place as one of UK indie’s brightest lights with immense support from BBC Radio 1 (two consecutive Hottest Records in the World from Annie Mac, three weeks on the C-List with 2020 single ‘Happiness In Liquid Form’, multiple Tunes of the Week from Jack Saunders, Indie House Party co-host, a Maida Vale session, BBC Introducing Track of the Week), BBC Radio 6 Music (airplay from Steve Lamacq, Shaun Keaveny, Chris Hawkins, and a live session during Independent Venue Week), Radio X (Record Of The Week, Phone Cover, 2020 Great X-Pectations), Beats 1, and more. Templeman has even been given the itle “one to watch” by the Observer.
“This lad serves up sweet and easy pop with a solid groove and a light heart” – The Observer
“Templeman’s songs max on melody …he has to be one to watch closely” – The Sunday Times
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