Bright Light Bright Light last week headlined an intimate show for Gigwise at London's Old Queen's Head. Quite brilliant it was too.
London-based singer/songwriter Rod Thomas is one of the UK's most exciting pop talents, having released his highly acclaimed debut album Make Me Believe In Hope earlier in 2012 to rave reviews. In August 2012 he was involved in one of the most amusing stories of the year, when he was on the same boat as Elton John when he flashed his bare bum at Michael Caine - and of course, the happily snapping paparazzi as well.
We caught up with Bright Light Bright Light at the show to discuss his rise to success from a small town in Wales, his picks for the Mercury Music Prize, how it feels to have professional support from Elton John and his love for a rather obscure single by 90s girlband Eternal...
Bright Light Bright Light releases his new single 'Feel It' on 29 October, 2012. Watch the video for the track here.