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Introducing one of the UK’s best-kept secrets, singer songwriter Sam Gomm.
Sam’s new EP “Great!” has just been released in February 2013 in the United Kingdom and can proudly boast it was ‘Made in Wales’.
Welsh born Sam lives and performs in Holland Recorded last autumn 2012 three brand new tracks at Bos Studio, Llanerfyl, Mid Wales.
His father well-known singer songwriter Ian Gomm, who also wrote two of the songs with Sam, produced the CD.
The EP features top UK musicians Gwyn Jones, Siân James, Karen Gomm, Robi Buckley, Ian Gomm and Clive Gregson.
Ian Gomm (Sam’s father) was the guitarist in Brinsley Schwarz in the early 1970s before becoming a solo artist on the band's demise in 1975.
Ian's first solo album reached the US charts and 'Hold On' the single from the album was a Top 20 Hit in the USA in 1979. Ian still gigs frequently and retains a strong fan base all over the world.
“The first track he can remember playing was John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ when I was nine years old and I always wanted to be a singer song writer from a very young age’ I used to sing in my school choir and at the Welsh National Eisteddfod.”
He has been performing since the age of 16 and used to have his own band called SammyG where they played all over Wales, so for the last few years he has been living his dream.
Sam’s influences range from Jeff Buckley, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, ColdPlay and of course his Father. His inspirations for his music are by life events and other people.
“My ambition is to continue to do my best with my music and to reach the top of my profession by not giving up until I reach my goal of being recognised as a first rate singer/songwriter in my own right. I hope that I can meet play and record with some top musicians to achieve this.
Music is my life and in 5 to 10 years, I know it will still be my passion and my life.
I plan to do this by never giving up and to keep on believing in myself and what I’m doing.”
Sam’s word of encouragement for anyone in music or life is “keep going and don’t give up”.
Sam Gomm is one of the best new vocalists out there, with his pure sounding voice…modern songs… bang on!