By Alissa Arunarsirakul // August 31, 2021
Because he just turned 18, it’s not surprising that Oliver Keane isn’t on your radar yet. The Derby native first became mesmerized by the guitar as a child, and what Keane can do now with just some simple acoustics is quite astounding. Before he dominates arenas worldwide, we invite you to familiarize yourself with Keane’s incredible debut single, “in the morning.”
Songwriting has always come naturally to Keane, and the raw lyricism of “in the morning” confirms this very sentiment. Pair that with stunning acoustic strumming and what you get from “in the morning” is beautiful beyond words. If this heart wrenching ballad isn’t enough for you, the accompanying visual will certainly make you feel detached from your life as you join Keane in an abundant field.
On “in the morning,” Oliver Keane reflected,
“I’ve probably written something in my notes or made a voice note every single day for the past six years. We’re talking about thousands of songs. I can’t remember the last time I went without making music, or having some form of an idea just sitting in the back of a train, singing to myself like a weirdo…”