Feb 9th, 2024
“While You Have Me” is another tasteful offering from UK singer-songwriter Gavin Holligan, with his usual flawless blend of sounds both old and new, encompassing a classic feel with a contemporary tone. This release is sure to win the ear of every discerning listener!
Nostalgic blues-infused lullaby “While You Have Me” paints a stark picture of Gavin’s personal inner dialogue throughout the global isolation of the 2020 pandemic. Gavin is no stranger to thought-provoking lyrics, as evident in previous releases like “More Than One”, “Same Old Story” and “When Boys Become Men”. Masterfully blending soulful vocals, jazz coloured instrumentation, and compelling storytelling, this track is a timeless offering to set up his forthcoming debut album, The New New Normal after setting the pace with his 2022 anthem “This Hotel Is Closed’ – which received overwhelming rave reviews, and accrued over 450 radio plays at UK radio – (Jazz FM ‘A list” Delite playlist, BBC London feature and support from over 30 stations).
“After 3 rather controversial years, I feel that it’s the right time to put this song into the world. I wrote this during the pandemic, after some deep soul searching, to offer myself (and hopefully others) – a much needed injection of hope!” says Gavin about his new single.
Born and raised in South London, Gavin Holligan’s music could easily be described as an ‘authentic mix of soul, jazz and folk’, quality music that is sure to stand the test of time. Holligan is driven to continue captivating audiences with his unique musical prowess. The dynamic singer songwriter is known for bringing sensory, raw, and honest narratives to music, delivering performances that reach every listener, and this track is definitely that in abundance.
“While You Have Me” out digitally on February 9th 2024 via self-release