I'm starting to think that there is hope for young people nowadays. Yes, your roving reporter, after some intensive research (I heard the first song in a clothes shop, and the second in a beer advert on the telly) has found the next 'new Bob Dylan'. Or perhaps more accurately the 'new Donovan'. Can be a bit self-conscious and his singing suggests that he's playing a part rather than just being himself. But you could have said much the same about Dylan or Donovan when they were 18. One to watch. And listen to....
The Country Song (aka the Greenking IPA advert):