Some things are more quintessentially English than others. Tom Williams tourist attracting home town of Tunbridge Wells is definitely one of them. It's got a John Lewis, has Royal status, is a spa town with its own boutique shopping area known as The Pantiles and is situated after all, in the 'Garden Of England'. Now 'I maybe just spiff balling here' but I imagine that per head of population Tunbridge Wells consumes more strawberries, drinks more Pimm's, owns more Hunter Wellies, buys more Range Rovers and plays more croquet, tennis and lawn green bowling than the average town in England. Whilst Tom Williams may have only been dragged into John Lewis for his school uniform and he is by no means a 'poster child' for the town he still, in his own way, represents some of what are quintessentially English qualities.
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Tom Williams and the Boat's new single, My Bones, was released as a free single on February 20th, 2012, through Moshi Moshi Records / Wire Boat Recordings. It is the lead track from their forthcoming album, Teenage Blood, which will be released on April 19th, 2012.