Following the release of his highly-praised EP ‘Cold Comfort’ last year, which found support from Official Charts, as well as influential tastemakers including Spotify and Apple Music fast-rising artist Flynn Marks has made his eagerly-awaited return with the uplifting new single ‘Grow’.
Continuing his venture through the broader and more euphoric end of the pop spectrum, 'Grow' sees Flynn Marks deliver one of his most passionate and intimate offerings to date. Reflecting on a time when things weren’t as simple or straightforward, he uses his personal growth to inflict pride and resilience into his latest effort, marking a powerful benchmark in his prowess as an artist so far.
Speaking about the new release, he said,
"‘Grow’ looks back to the darkest of my days, and talks about a time where I felt lost, unstable and hopeless. this songs a nod to anyone who currently feels like they’re stuck in the same cycles and patterns that they can’t seem to break, and hopefully it’ll go some way to show that if you’re fortunate enough to lean on the ones who love you and constantly search for things that make you happier, with enough practise you can pull yourself out of the mud and hope for better days ahead."
Although he has only just begun to dip his toe into the world of mainstream music, singer and songwriter Flynn Marks has been affiliated with all aspects of the industry for most of his life. After being discovered at the age of 5, he was invited to join one of the world’s best youth choirs. Touring the world to an extent that most emerging artists would dream of, he felt that while the experience was incredibly valuable to his understanding of music and performance, he always felt that a solo project was always at his heart.
At just 13, he had already begun to write his own music. Learning first on the guitar before moving to piano at a later stage, Flynn was quickly learning the ropes of how to compose a song professionally and it was this uncompromising drive and talent that earned him a place at the coveted Brit School at 16 years old. Sharing the corridors with the likes of Jade Bird, Rex Orange County, and RAYE, it was clear that he was very much at the centre of the next big crop of British artists who were already beginning to make waves in the industry.
But while Brit School formed him as a creative individual, the vast majority of his inspiration would come in 2018 when he graduated from the academy to begin his degree at Goldsmiths University. Flynn Marks is a songwriter who ultimately wants to connect with his audience. While most of his music comes from a personal place, he always looks to add a more relevant and relatable view of his experiences, allowing the listener to feel his emotion throughout and imprint their own feelings into every song.
'Grow' is out now.
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