Tom Baxter is an English singer-songwriter. After moving to London at aged 19 to attend Music College, he spent many years on the gig circuit before successful residencies at the Bush Hall in Shepherds Bush and The Bedford in Balham brought him to the attention of record labels.
He released a self-titled EP in 2004 which was followed by the release of his debut album, Feather And Stone. His second album, Skybound was recorded independently, and from it his first single, Better, was subsequently used on the soundtrack for the film, Run Fatboy Run and was later covered by Boyzone. Another track, Miracle, was used in its entirety by the BBC to cover the final montage of their 2008 Olympics and Paralympics.
On 17 August 2018, Tom Baxter will unveil his first official release in a decade, ‘The Other Side of Blue’ is Baxter’s most searingly personal work to date, performed entirely solo and with gorgeous illustration on guitar and piano. It’s a beautiful and elegant return to his very core as a songwriter and a human being. “I feel like I’ve been though a very slow metamorphosis over the years,” he says. “Even I’m not sure into what, but I can say I’m calmer inside, and I thought it was time for a full-on new release.”