In a world full of Ed Sheeran's, Hozier's, and James Bay's that stand behind their acoustic guitar's not making too much of a fuss, 24-year-old Liverpool resident Louis Berry is here to disrupt that silence with his refreshing, in-your-face classic rock and roll sound on his new single '25 Reasons'. His voice is soulful, with just enough grit to make him sound years older than he truly is, as the song embodies almost a rockabilly spirit with its off-kilter drums and killer guitar riffs.

Clocking in at just under 3 and a half minutes, '25 Reasons' is an escape artist's narrative. Instead of trying to reel you in with promises of love and commitment, Berry gives you reasons (25 of them, in fact) as to why you should get out as quickly as you can. His first ever gig was on the BBC Introducing stage and Zane Lowe quickly fell in love with his riotous storytelling, promoting his song '45' as a Next Hype track, and you can see what all of the fuss is about by streaming '25 Reasons' below.

  • Tour Dates:
  • 22nd May, Dot To Dot Festival Manchester
  • 23rd May, Dot To Dot Festival, Bristol
  • 24th May, Dot To Dot Festival, Nottingham
  • 5th August, Barn on the Farm Festival. Gloucestershire
  • 6-8th August, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Inverness
  • 30th August, Liverpool International Music Festival

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