Sir Tom Jones is among the most popular British vocalists known for some of the greatest hits from the early 60s. Recently, the seasoned vocalist held a concert at Shepherd’s Bush Empire London.
The legendary singer delivers an electrifying performance on The Waterboys’ classic hit “This is the Sea.” It is also a part of his album “Surrounded by Time.” Sir Jones captivates the audience from the first note he sings. His powerful voice and beautiful lyrics mesmerize the audience.
Sir Jones gives this classic song a fresh look and showcases his incredible vocals. He did not make any changes to the lyrics. However, he brilliantly modifies the music to be more appealing to the current generation.
Sir Jones’ performance of “This is the Sea” demonstrates why he remains the most influential singer in the industry for more than five decades. The listeners were in awe of his deep voice and stage presence.
The talented vocalist is accompanied by a band of musicians, which includes 2 guitarists, a drummer, and a person on the synthesizer. The blue stage lights & the massive TV in the background, showcasing the beautiful sea, added to the beauty of the performance.
The lyrics of the song have a deep meaning. It says, “You better throw away these things you keep.” It refers to any old addiction or bad habits and suggests that you turn yourself away from these things. “Once you were tethered” means after you have succeeded in getting away from these sinful things. “But now you are free” means you are free from your former life.
Several Sir Jones’ fans, who missed the concert, left heartfelt messages for the 82-year-old singer with a golden voice. One of the fans wrote, “One of the best singers of all time and of all people. One can’t help admiring his voice.” While another commented, “Sir Tom Jones is Legendary, still… Bless you, for your music.”