New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and producer Thomston releases his emotive new
single ‘2 Years’.
Beginning with the familiar hiss of a cassette tape, ‘2 Years’ sees Thomston cultivate a wistful R&B vibe inspired by the impending
feeling of knowing your relationship is over.
“‘2 Years’ lives in the
calm before the storm of a break-up, where the world feels a little
monochromatic, bleak,” Thomston explains. “But you start to overthink how leaving
could stain the entire relationship with those colours. all the best parts
could be overshadowed by the negative, confrontational experiences at the end.
weirdly, it’s a hopeful song about wanting to cling on to something that once
made you feel truly happy.”
‘2 Years’ follows on from last month’s serving ‘Casual’, it’s B-side ‘Middle Name’, and ‘Deal’, all of which will feature on
forthcoming double EP release, ‘En-Route:
Los Angeles and London’, out 25th
Thomston noted, “My hope is that
this will give a sense of structure and cohesion to this collection of songs
written with a bunch of different people over the last 3 years.” In support
of his upcoming project, he successfully completed a three-date Australian
First emerging onto the scene in 2014 with an experimental EP he
released for free, Thomston went
onto hone in on his effortless songwriting talents. In 2016, he released his
debut album ‘Topograph’, whichwas recorded over five cities in three
continents, keeping the bedroom intimacy that he had delivered with his
homegrown releases but on a larger scale.