Thomas Oliver has shared the latest song from his upcoming second album.
‘Learn That Lesson Again’ is the second single to be released from the as yet untitled sophomore set from the Silver Scroll Award winning singer-songwriter.
According to Oliver, the song explores the way some people will keep returning to an old relationship, even though they know it’s not good for them.
“As humans, we learn lessons constantly,” says Oliver. “However, some of those we seem to need to learn again and again. Especially when it comes to lovers! I believe that almost everyone can relate to this.”
‘Learn That Lesson Again’ was co-written and co-produced in Nashville with Tony Esterly, who has worked with the likes of Sia, Kimbra and Aloe Blacc.
Oliver says he bonded with Esterly over a shared love of neo-soul music. “The process was fluid and natural and in just two days we had a tune that we were stoked with,” he adds.
The video for ‘Learn That Lesson Again’ was born out of a conversation Oliver had with one of his managers, Oli Krämer at Tenfold Management, who also represents rising star Mitch James.
“We were brainstorming ideas and he said, ‘Why don’t you just fly to Amsterdam for the weekend and meet Mitch [James] and Mitch Lowe, who is my other manager who was there for the Amsterdam Dance Event. Have a few big nights at the ADE, take your phone and film everything. That’s exactly what I did.”