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Jamie Freeman releases new single & video ‘The Fire’

Aug 2, 2019

Jamie Freeman has released ‘The Fire’ from his latest album ‘Dreams About Falling’ which was released earlier in the year via Union Music Label. The track was co-written with the multi-award-winning Ben Glover, after the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in 2017.

Talking of the song, Freeman has said “The Grenfell story isn’t mine to tell, I wasn’t there – I experienced the horror at distance along with the rest of the country. But as a songwriter I felt a strong emotional need to honour the event and the people. So The Fire was written about the physical ‘being’ of the fire itself; an unfeeling force that simply does what it does, regardless. The song alludes to the controversy surrounding the disaster but I knew I didn’t want to write a straight protest song; it seemed too important to be mired in that. Little did we know that two years later the story would still be rumbling on.”

“Although I was in Nashville at the time I was determined to write the song with a fellow Brit, someone who would feel it a bit closer to home. So I called Ben Glover from Northern Ireland who now lives over there, and he was the perfect writing partner for the song.”

Jamie is on the road…

2019 Live Dates:

August 1st – Manchester, UK – Gullivers*
August 2nd – Glasgow, UK – Òran Mór*
August 3rd – Hamburg, Germany – NOCHTWACHE*
August 4th – Berlin, Germany – Privatclub*
August 5th – München, Germany – folks! club*
August 6th – Köln, Germany – Blue Shell*
August 13th – London, UK – Green Note+
Aug 14th – Leicester, UK – The Musician+
August 15th – Crawley, UK – The Hawth+
August 24th – Hassocks, UK – Mid-Sussex Americana & Ale Fest
October 25th – Southsea, UK – The Tea Tray
November 9th – Horsham, UK – The REC Rooms~

~ Supporting Jo Harman
+ Supporting Good Lovelies
* Supporting Wade Bowen

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