Thom Ashworth

Thom Ashworth is an English folksinger and bassist, hailing from Hampshire but calling London home. Thom plays stripped back arrangements of traditional songs for solo voice and bass, finding a new slant on traditional material through his unique sonic palette. Find out more at

‘…exceedingly skilful use of stripped back accompaniments, eliciting maximum musical and atmospheric impact…His interpretation of Tyne of Harrow is moving in its honesty and simplicity, which belies a carefully constructed arrangement with vocals, bass and percussion building atmosphere and pathos into this tale.’ – Bright Young Folk

‘…ends in striking style with a dark, minimal and spooked version of Sidney Carter’s ominous anti-war protest song ‘Crow On The Cradle’ –