CLAY NEWSOM SHARES NEW SONG “LIGHT THE CANDLES”

 

POP ARTIST DIVES DEEPER INTO R&B ROOTS

 

“Light the Candles” 

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(September 9, 2021)  Clay Newsom takes the opportunity to juxtapose his recent upbeat Pop releases with a slowed down take on what he calls "Nostalgic R&B that's still relevant".  Clay's no stranger to playing and experimenting with different  genres and he certainly didn't disappoint with this "baby maker".  Once again, Newsom has show cased his ability to explore his feelings about love while translating them into a catchy Top 40 sound.  Newsom’s  soulful tone and playful lyrics embody a whole new level of versatility and show his ability to evolve his unique sound.  Keep on the lookout for more new music coming from Clay Newsom very soon! 

ABOUT CLAY NEWSOM:

Clay Newsom is an American pop singer-songwriter/producer with honest lyrics, passionate productions, and smooth, emotional vocal delivery.  Originally from Walker, Louisiana, Clay has spent his early 20s diving deep into the unexplored territory of his sound.  The 26-year-old musician says, “I’ve always loved writing and producing music, but recently I feel like I’ve had a breakthrough with my own sound and how I’d like to express myself as an artist.”  While attending Berklee College of Music, Newsom’s had the opportunity to grow as a singer/song-writer/producer and more importantly explore his artistry on a different level.  Growing up in a family band, Newsom gigged frequently in the Baton Rouge area.  He gained a lot of attention as a piano prodigy, playing mainly blues-rooted music.  In his early years, he met and performed with some of the most renowned blues artists in the world; Henry Gray, James Johnson Jr., Oscar Harpo Davis, Jonathon “Boogie” Long, Sean Carney, Jaryd Lane, Larry Garner and Dorothy Moore - just to name a few and has been featured in multiple media sources.

Since shifting his focus to pop music, with influences like Justin Timberlake, Charlie Puth, and Jon Bellion, Newsom released his debut single “Not Like Me” followed by his first EP titled “Confide” in June of 2018.  Now, after taking some time to grow as a recording artist, Newsom kicked off 2021 by recording four new songs for the Motion Picture Soundtrack of a new film titled Do You Remember  which is set to release later this year.  Clay has showcased a slew of singles so far this year, and he plans on releasing a lot more in the upcoming months. 

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