Watch: Tom the Lion - "Sleep"

The Londoner who goes by the name Tom the Lion released his completely DIY debut EP The Adventures of... a couple years back but it's only recently that the reclusive 26-year-old singer/songwriter has felt comfortable letting down his guard with some proper live performances. We'll get a little light on the Lion-esque mystique when Tom hits some local U.K. clubs in January in preparation for the release of his debut album Sleep in February (via Decca/Universal UK (US: Verve, March 11). Working with engineer Cam Blackwood (London Grammar), Tom the Lion has turned a self-described, self-made "bedroom project" into something grander and intensely cinematic -- witness the amazing video for the album's title track below. Click through to watch "Rag Doll" and stream some past tracks at his Soundcloud page here...