After breaking his back out in the French Alps during avalanche training, Waiting for Smith spent a year in bed recovering where he learned to play guitar. Waiting for Smith took his name from the first drummer, Smith, who constantly failed to show up. WFS’s debut single Monkeys in My Head premiered in Clash Magazine earlier in the year and got 17,500 streams with airplay across the UK, Canada, USA and BBC Introducing. His new single Trade It In is out in March to start a waterfall of single releases throughout 2019. Produced by Tom Fuller (Clean Bandit, Years & Years, Tom Walker, & Jess Glynne).WFS has also just recorded an EP for an international TV and film company at Abbey Road Studios. He’s been offered a headline show at O2 Academy Islington and an O2 tour of the country following the release of the second single, Trade It In.