Ren Lawton is quickly building a reputation for writing masterful songs with musical substance. Born in to London's East End with Irish and Liverpudlian parents but now calling Newcastle home, it's fair to say that his songwriting has been forged in hard working communities where story telling is an art form.
Lawton’s 2017 debut release ‘A Calling From The Shore’ reflects upon an adventurous and searching period of time living out of his van around the UK and Europe. It's clear to see that audiences have really connected with Ren’s yearning for exploration as ‘A Calling From The Shore’ has received 1 million streams on spotify since its release as well as having being played on top regional and national radio stations including Amazing Radio and BBC Radio 6music.
Having recently supported Old Sea Brigade, Dawn Landes and Dana Gavanski alongside coverage from Clash, Indie London, Belwood Music Blog, Thank Folk For That, Music Injection, Ren Lawton is preparing to release his debut album in 2022.
‘Slow, sparse and gorgeous’ Tom Robinson BBC Radio 6
‘Intense, frank and warm’ – Clash Magazine
‘Lawton entwines relatable lyricism with rich, warm vocals, creating truly heart warming music as a result.’ – Thank Folk For That