Based mostly out of interior London, singer-songwriter Bertie Newman is formally again together with his fifth single I Will. A heartfelt ballad, the 22-year-old Newman showcases a mature songwriting capacity from begin to end. The Hackney-based artist started to make his identify on TikTok, importing numerous bed room acoustic covers to the platform. Newman’s constant onerous work would repay together with his breakout cowl of Alexander 23’s IDK You But. Going viral on Instagram and TikTok, it’s rapidly closing in on 1.5 million streams on Spotify.
Regardless that the brand new launch I Will has a somber really feel, the observe is multi-faceted in that it’s finally an uplifting and hopeful one. Luscious guitar strings and intimately combined vocals draw the listener in, as Newman paints a narrative of being in love. Newman states “Till the morning dawn, you may be my mild.” Whether or not it’s nervousness or hesitation about loving one other, he’s capable of “break from the ideas I’ve identified.”
I Will ultimately reveals itself as a triumphant observe as Newman displays on his private development by way of being extra susceptible about his emotions. Over the 3-minute period, Newman does a unbelievable job at holding the track partaking by way of refined switch-ups within the manufacturing. The observe introduces itself with guitar strings and lyrics that give it a downcast undertone. Because the refrain arrives, Newman repeats “I Will” amidst booming, echoing drums that heighten the feeling. The ethereal, ambient undertones of the manufacturing support the general heat feeling of the observe and the distinction between the somber and uplifting emotions of the track appear to replicate the variations between the youthful and older variations of himself.
Containing hints of early Bon Iver and Tom Odell, I Will is Newman’s most introspective mix of indie/people but. Releasing on the outset of 2023, it is going to be thrilling to see the place Newman’s guitar and soothing vocals take him subsequent.