EUROVISION star Sam Ryder took to the City of Cardiff on Saturday afternoon playing live songs to fans and passers-by.
Sam, who came second representing the United Kingdom in the Eurovision song contest in 2020, and would later be signed with Parlophone and in 2021, he released his debut EP with over 100 million streams.
He continued writing throughout the pandemic, which has inspired his next tour.
Cardiff will be the start of his visits to different parts of the UK for his upcoming new album – There’s Nothing but Space, Man!
The 33-year-old singer songwriter, had announced the performance at very short notice and told those who had gathered to watch him:
“We just thought we would come down here and sing some songs, the album comes out on December”
Even with low temperatures, the crowd’s gathered. He mentions that:
“All hearts were warm and in good spirits”, adding “You can do a lot on social media, but there’s something more rewarding about music when you actually get it to the people.”
He is set for a concert at Great Hall, Cardiff University Students’ Union where he will be performing with special guests during April, 2023.
Flyers were handed out to people which read as follows:
“Hey fabulous human! We need your help! This year, thanks to people like you, we have experienced blessings that were simply out of this world. Eurovision, the opportunity to sing for Her Majesty The Queen, joining Foo Fighters and Queen on stage at Wembley – it’s all bonkers and it’s all because of you”.
Pre-order of this debut album can be purchased before December, 9.