Ryan Butterworth’s NEWLOVE. Indie/POP/ROCK band from Bournemouth. With their upbeat catchy tunes they’ll leave you wanting more. Citing inspirations from bands such as The 1975, Oasis & TRex the sound has seen the 24-year-old earn high praise from the likes of BBC Music & national newspapers - being noted as “a breath of fresh air” & “One to watch”.
In 2017 Ryan competed in BBC Ones talent show Let It Shine. Ryan made it through to the live finals and performed with the Kaiser Chiefs along the way. Ryan claims this was one of his best experiences to date, growing in confidence and working with some of the most popular names in the music industry. Since Ryan has released a debut EP played shows all over the country and is now back with his band under a new brand NEWLOVE to kick up a storm. New single VELVET SKY gives a punchy insight of whats to come.
"Nice, bags of potential"
- Gary Barlow
"...Epic. Perfect bittersweet sunshine pop"
- BBC South Introducing
"Beautiful sweet tone"
- Amber Riley (Glee)
"...soothing, thoughtful slice of anthem pop..."
- Bournemouth Echo