Interview with Waiting for Smith


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We had the pleasure of interviewing Waiting For Smith over Zoom video!
Waiting For Smith is singer/songwriter Harry Lloyd. Formerly a ski instructor in the French Alps, Lloyd broke his back in two places during avalanche training. Wondering whether he’d survive in the helicopter on the way to the hospital, he had an epiphany that if he was ok, he should dedicate his life to music. After spending a year in bed recuperating and learning to play guitar, he formed Waiting For Smith, named after endlessly waiting for his original drummer Smith to show up.
Following the release of the effervescent “Long Life”, Waiting For Smith unveils “Lines of Love”, emphasising that in times of doubt, often all we need is a compassionate ear. "It’s often difficult to over speculate, one minute you’re up and then you’re down and that’s your day."
"For me, that’s life – or my life for sure – in a tiny lyrical nutshell. It sways back and forth between unbridled joy and moments of great despair. But I guess I’d be a lousy songwriter if I didn’t feel anything…"
WFS has seen success garnering over 413K streams on Spotify and landing radio play on over 180 stations around the world, including Huw Stephens on Radio 1, Jo Whiley on Radio 2, 6 Music and Flux Fm. With features in British GQ and Holland’s JFK Magazine.
"With music, I’m always trying to cheer myself up first - It’s like free therapy for me. And then ultimately others, I really enjoy making people feel better. That’s the ultimate aim."
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