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‘Better View’ released Fri 25 March

Shadow Bones aka Luke Williams was born in lockdown, a challenging time for all of us, which opened the door to Luke’s old demons. Luke said: “Writing songs in lockdown was cathartic, a means of therapy. It transported me back to a dark period of time I had left behind when I was battling sobriety demons, in the early years of recovery.

The single ‘Better View‘ is about exactly that, seeing life in a better view. Imagining if you could maintain that childhood first love throughout your whole life. When you had no jobs, money worries, commitments, all you had was each other and that was all you needed to think about. I remember when I was a child looking at my parents and seeing their troubles and difficulties and thinking I never want to grow up. But before I knew it I was a parent myself dealing with probably similar difficulties. My dad used to say ‘I didn’t need to start worrying about life until my head was over his shoulder’. Well now I’m that tall, maybe if we all sometimes took a better view on life, the world might be a happier place.

Better View is released on Friday 25th March and is the follow up to singles ‘100 Years’, ‘Everlasting Glow’, ‘Our Story’ and ‘Love Is A Reason’.

Single – 100 Years (Acoustic)

Celebrating seven years sober Shadow Bones’s new song ‘100 Years‘ is a personal yet inspirational reflection on life, featuring a hauntingly melancholic cello solo, played by Harry Robinson (Sam Smith first 2 albums + Rag N Bone Man). The video describes a challenging story about alcohol abuse. Shadow Bones’s story is also a feature campaign with Alcohol Change UK, for which we are are asking for donations.

Luke Williams said: “The song is called ‘100 Years’ because its’ about no matter how many years go by, what’s been said and done can never change, but the person that’s said and done those things can. So stop worrying about what life could be and start believing what it can be.”

The song has received advanced plays on Channel Radio, Argyll FM, Belter FM, Celtic Music Radio, Dean Radio, Fantasy Radio, Salford Radio, Nova FM, Swindon 105, Spark FM, Sound Lab Radio, Severn FM, Maritime Radio, Shoreditch Radio, West Norfolk Radio, Radio Woking, At The Barrier, and Northern Quarter Radio.

Single – Everlasting Glow

New Single ‘Everlasting Glow’ can be found here. Picking up lots of Radio support from Radio Woking, EGH Radio, 382 Radio, Radio NA Malta, MMH Radio, Hard Rock Hell, Canalside Radio, Bishop FM, Surrey Hills Radio, LCR FM,Spark FM, Heat FM, AR FM Power Dimension, Get Ready To Rock and Flash Radio.

Interview with BBC Bristol

Shadow Bones had a revealing chat with Claire Cavanagh on BBC Bristol about lockdown, the writing of Shadow Bones music, his support of Rok Soba, and an interesting tale about Liam Gallagher. Worth a listen!

Our Story is a deliciously dirty track

“Our Story is a deliciously dirty track” BBC Introducing nails it, and makes it a featured track and Shadow Bones a featured artist. Further plays for ‘Our Story’ on London Soho Radio, South East London Radio, Radi Woking, SG1 Radio, West Norfolk Radio, Big City Radio, Nova FM, Shoreditch Radio and Maritime Radio.

‘Our Story’ single released 19 Feb 2021 and picks up instant radio play

Plenty of regional radio have picked up on debut single ‘Our Story’
“A great rocking track of the week, very good indeed” Kieran Cooke Radio Woking
“Just superb – playlist it straight away” Louis Catnip Fylde Coast Radio
“Featured track on our Indie Show” Maxine Burgess Hill Community Radio
“Great tune – similar to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club which is not a bad thing” Chris Flash Radio
With plays Already on:
Spark FM, EGH Radio, Vixen 101, BG FM, Big Ear Radio, Express FM, Oban FM, North Highland FM, Rock NA Radio, Power Dimension Radio, Get Ready to Rock Radio, Surrey Hills Radio, Big City Radio, Bishop FM, Moorlands Radio.

Download ‘Our Story’ press release [pdf]
Pre-Save ‘Our Story’ on Spotify
Listen: Our Story WAV | Our Story mp3