On August 13th, London based singer-songwriter FERGUS, shares the acoustic version of latest single ‘Leave Me Light’. Released via Goldun Egg Records and co-produced by FERGUS and Jake Gosling.
The stripped-down track delivers a delicate, folk tinged take on the original. Beautifully showcasing FERGUS’ raw talent via an effortless pitch perfect vocal and simple melodic guitar turns.
FERGUS quotes on the song:” ‘Leave Me Light’ chronicles some of the little moments in an early morning routine, as your partner leaves for work. I wrote it when we were just coming out of hibernation and starting to go back to normal life again. Dragging our feet and drawing out our goodbyes, saying “go gently and hurry back soon”.
FERGUS’ releases to date have received critical acclaim from the likes of BBC Radio 1, 6 Music, Radio X, Clash, HUNGER, Wonderland, Songwriting Magazine, Atwood, WTHB, TMR and Hidden Herd. Collectively his songs have amassed over one million streams on Spotify alone. FERGUS has released three EP’s to date. Debut: ‘Purple Road’ ‘18, ‘Three of Swords’ summer of ‘19 and ‘Close Quarters’ Dec ‘19. 2020 saw the release of 4 singles followed in early ’21 by Live EP ‘Live from Rivoli Ballroom.
The talented songwriter and performer completed a series of live shows across London at the start of 2020 and has been keeping fans entertained through live streaming shows for the likes of When The Horn Blows, The Sunflower Lounge, Instagram live and more recently, has been showcasing his new live show via a series of streams hosted on Youtube.
FERGUS will release his debut album in the Spring of 2022.
Praise For FERGUS:-
Providing us with the perfect new tune to soundtrack our entrance into autumn, is London-hailed singer-songwriter FERGUS with “Enough for You” – Wonderland
‘The newcomer’s work gets under your skin, gradually pushing its way past your defences, overpowering your emotions. From that soft, stark delivery down to the trickle of electronics, FERGUS has developed a potent, highly individual style all his own.’– CLASH
“A mesmerising look at a rising star” – HUNGER Magazine
“Fergus is an artist who is able to drive home rolling percussions with thumping beats” –Songwriting Magazine
“An orchestral-tinged AM ballad that leaves a lasting lump in the throat in the vein of Night Beds’ exquisite debut LP ‘Country Sleep”– Hidden Herd
““Young Tonight” is a near perfect nostalgic track. The sway and vocals soothe us more than we can articulate.” –Ear to the Ground
Fergus’ delivery here is reminiscent of classic Crowded House, with a touch of Jose Gonzalez. While the warmth of the instrumentals succeeds in conjuring the sense of euphoria and positivity that Fergus is seeking to harness.” Indie London
“finely crafted with effortless sweeping vocals and delicately plucked guitars. FERGUS is known for his honest delivery, chiming harmonies, and textured layers and these acoustic versions bring out of all those elements”. Neon Music
“London-based singer-songwriter FERGUS shapes a rather beautifully evocative and melodramatic listen in his second EP, Three Of Swords” – Record of the day
“An immersive, expansive, and expressive musical adventure, “All You’re Not” is all the proof we need to know that FERGUS is growing and evolving his artistry in real-time” – ATWOOD
“Three Of Swords’ is comprised of six elegant tracks juxtaposing reverie and restlessness” – When The Horn Blows
“With his Three Of Swords EP having dropped recently, the unique indie pop Fergus produces is finally getting the attention it has deserved for a long time” – The Most Radicalist
Zelda Mae begins like a folk track, strummed guitar accompanying Fergus’s high register unusual and appealing voice but, as the arrangement fills out, it takes on a much more epic feel and the harmonies are powerful and affecting – Fresh On The Net