Harry Pane’s heartfelt folk-leaning tracks perfectly encapsulate some of life’s most indescribable feelings. His tracks have seen him rightfully garner acclaim from the likes of BBC Introducing and Vents magazine. We caught up with Harry to hear about his inspirations, SXSW and more!
“Here We Stay” is a such a beautiful track. How did the track come about?
Well I had an instrumental piece written for quite some time & just needed the right lyrics, when the Grenfell disaster happened we were all extremely shocked by the news & I couldn’t help but write something about the stories within it. I hadn’t included it in my press release but that’s the true meaning of the song.
Say you’re stranded on a desert island and you have to pick three albums to listen to. What would they be?
Solid Air – John Martyn,
Hunky Dory – David Bowie
Every Kingdom – Ben Howard or For Emma Forever Ago – Bon Iver
Your new single “Beautiful Life” comes out on the 16th of February, can you tell us anything about it?
I wrote it about the support I had around me through a difficult time & that support helping you to make peace with it all. It is released with AWAL, who I really love working with.
You’re going to SXSW, what does it mean to you to play there?
SXSW is just a lot of fun and a great experience to be part of it. I was a showcase artist there in 2016 too, so it’s nice to be going back having made some significant progress since the
While we’re talking about SXSW, are there any artists you want to check out while you’re out in Texas?
I love Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats and i’ve just seen that they’ve been added to the line up. There’s always new amazing talent to see so part of the fun is finding them when you get there.
And finally, what does 2018 hold for you?
I am doing some tour support dates in Germany for a band called Mainfelt & a European festival as well as several in UK. I will be co-writing and recording new music and just keeping the momentum going I hope, I’ll keep on keeping on.
Check out the aforementioned “Here We Stay” below
Words by Peter Smith