South West, UK based singer-songwriter Jamie Yost deft ability to craft songs became apparent with the success of his 2018 single “Runaway” with over 300,000 streams online. Raised in Devon Yost’s music feels older than than his years. Focussing heavily on poetic lyricism, his Folk roots and interwoven Alt-Pop melodies you can hear moments of Bon Iver and Ben Howard to The War on Drugs and The 1975.
Yost has caught the eye of prestigious festivals delivering headline performances at Cambridge Folk Festivals ‘The Den’ stage, performing on the emerging Artists ‘The View Stage’ at Boardmasters and supporting the likes of Nathan Ball, Skinny Living and Wildwood Kin. In 2022 Yost teamed up with the illustrious Youtube Channel ‘Mahogany’ to share an exclusive performance of his track ‘Storm’ standing him next to previous powerhouse performers including Billie Eilish & Dermot Kennedy.
Jamie finished off 2022 with the release of his second EP ‘Yesteryears’, an entirely self produced lockdown record and a deep dive into older folkier material. Yost is set to release his third EP ‘This is home’ late 2023 with a more commercial Alt Pop sound including the recent single 'Nightmares'.
“Jamie is so mature in writing and singing that we might think he's been making music for decades.”
Music For Your Heart
“Stunning” “Inimitable” “Insanely Talented”
BBC Introducing In The Southwest
“Blending folk, alt-pop, soul and a slither of Americana, Jamie Yost makes music designed to unlock the emotions and soothe the open wounds so whatever ails you right now, get yourself some of this on prescription.”
Roland Monger - Listenwithmonger