behind the music with

Leo Walrus

'Music seems to occupy most of my days'

by Giovanna - June 27, 2023

Hallo and welcome to Hashbrandnew's BEHIND THE MUSIC: Exclusive Interviews With Your Next Favourite New Bands! Today you get acquainted with the super-talented singer-songwriter LEO WALRUS.

Hailing from Southend, Essex, but currently based in South-West London, 21-year old Leo Walrus has been writing songs since the age of 13. Absorbing music far and wide - from King Krule to the Clash, Steve Lacy to Arthur Lee - he has cultivated a distinctive flair for indie, dream-folk and neo-soul.

He has already gained support from the likes of Hard of Hearing, Wax, The Most Radicalist, Vocal Girls Weekly, BBC Radio London and Amazing Radio and has performed at iconic venues such as The Troubadour, The Cavendish Arms and Paper Dress Vintage.

His debut album, ‘I May Need Some Silence’, due 30th June via Evil Tree No.3 Records, arrives hot on the heels of singles ‘Up Somewhere’, ‘Angel Angel’ and 'Can You Swim?'. 

'Music seems to occupy most of my days'