Alex Softley // People Watching
Alex Softley is a singer-songwriter based in South London. After the release of his
debut single ‘Walk By The Riverside’ in 2018, Alex quickly headlined the O2 Academy
Islington. With personal stories entwined in Alex’s musical narratives, his output
contains strikingly catchy melodies which create atmospheric and live shows. Alex has
previously supported artists such as Billy Lunn and the Subways - who Alex played to
death as a teenager.
His latest release People Watching is written about the day-to-day commute and the
stresses of the everyday. Penned whilst riding the London underground, the narrative
discusses the blank expressions and silent phone watchers of the tube.
Alex’s next live outing will be the quarterfinals of the Isle Of Wight New Blood
competition at the Underbelly in Hoxton on the 14th of Feb. Promoted by Hot Vox, Alex
will be competing for a slot at the Isle Of Wight festival 2020.
"Alex Softley releases his new track titled ‘People Watching’. Let me start off by saying that Alex is a varied and textured singer. He has also found the style that suits him best. This song starts as a slow build to an exciting climax but does it with the subtle pace of an experienced writer. The actual sound of the song is also something of note because it has an almost cinematic underlying tone mixed with the guitars, which add the color to the track, in my opinion. Think U2 meets the ‘Twenties’ in regards to the overall feeling of ‘People Watching’ but remember Alex Softley for the originality." Jammerzine
Click here to listen to all of Alex's tracks on Spotify.