Photo by: Daniel A. Harris
Nope, us neither.
Snapback-loving troubadour Jack Garratt has been crowned winner of BBC Music’s Sound Of 2016 poll.
With a style pitched somewhere between a Damien Rice for Millennials and one of those guys that runs the Brick Lane cereal cafe, Garratt has already supported Mumford & Sons on tour and won the Brits Critics’ Choice award for 2016.
The Buckinghamshire-bred artist wrote his first song when he was 12 years old, and has since become a veritable one-man band, playing everything from guitar, piano and drums to harmonica, mandolin and ukelele when he’s on stage. Eat that, Ed Sheeran.
The annual BBC Sound Of poll, which aggregates opinions from over 100 DJs, critics and industry experts, has already seen R&B collective WSTRN, Guernsey singer Mura Masa, London vocalist Nao, psych-pop band Blossoms and Canadian next big thing Alessia Cara take the rest of the top five.
Garratt joins a solid list of luminaries to have received the honour and enjoyed lasting success, which includes The Bravery, Little Boots and Mika.