Benjamin Francis Leftwich…UK’s hottest new talent

On a recent trip to Glasgow, acoustic songsmith Benjamin Francis Leftwich gave DYRT Magazine an EXCLUSIVE performance of his new single, Box of Stones.

Benjamin has been the talk of the radio in recent months with Jo Whiley, Dermot O’Leary, Zane Lowe and Greg James all pouring their support behind him.

The track follows on from his critically acclaimed EP A Million Miles Out, while led to his performance at Jo Whiley’s Little Noise Sessions at the Union Chapel. His track Atlas Hands was also named as one of Whiley’s tracks of 2010.

This April he filled Noah & The Whale’s support slot on their UK tour and he will shortly be performing at a number of festivals, including the Camden Crawl, Dot-To-Dot, Bestival and Glastonbury.

His own headline tour starts this month with dates across the UK and Ireland.

Benjamin also revealed today that he will be supporting James Morrison Morrison.  He said:” More good news to share today – I’ll be supporting James Morrison at the iTunes Festival on July 30th in London.”

“To warm up for the gig I’m also playing with James Morrison at the Norwich UAE on July 27th and Cambridge Junction on July 28th. Hope to see you there!”

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Box of Stones is available now. Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s debut album Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm is due for release on July 4. See his website for more details.