A self-confessed Professional Sadboy, JC Stewart has had a summer to smile about. His current single ‘Bones’ featured on Radio 1’s Best New Pop playlist and was also played by Scott Mills, adding to recent social media support from Lewis Capaldi and Niall H
Now the young Norther Irish artist continues his positive momentum by sharing an acoustic recording of his current track ‚Bones‘. Stripped back to acoustic guitar, this new take puts the focus entirely on the soulful power of JC’s voice and the emotional resonance of his lyrics. It’s stark, revealing and vulnerable – yet some subtlety layered back vocals amplify its haunting mood.
In contrast to the intimacy of the acoustic recording, the studio version of ‚Bones‘ focuses on the song’s towering, anthemic nature. Its dramatic beats, strident synths and vocoder vocals take it in a modernist, alt-pop direction.
JC Stewart co-wrote ‘Bones’ with
JC Stewart grew up in County Derry, Northern Irel
That skill has been heightened by collaborations with some of the world’s leading producers and songwriters including the Grammy-winning Fred Ball (The Carters), Justin Par
In addition to his own quickly ascending career, JC Stewart is also an in-demand collaborator for the next wave of young artists. He co-wrote ‘Hollywood’ with his friend Lewis Capaldi, with the song featuring on the latter’s smash hit debut album ‘Devilishly Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’. He then followed his set at Barn On The Farm by guesting during Maggie Rogers ’performance of ‘Alaska’ alongside Maisie P