Formed in 2007, Tom Williams & The Boat met in a local music venue in Tunbridge Wells. It wasn’t long before the group began to attract the attention of Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens on BBC Radio’s 2 and 1 respectively, whilst also playing Radio 1’s Big Weekend and recording sessions for Radio 1 with Huw Stephens.
Tom Williams & The Boat also played Glastonbury Festival and Latitude. They self-released their debut album ‘Too Slow’ in February 2011, on the ‘Wireboat Recordings’ label which received extensive radio support from the BBC introducing network and BBC 6 music on its release. Their sophamore effort, ‘Teenage Blood’ is released April 23rd 2012 on Moshi Moshi/Wire Boat Recordings.