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2 February 2021

Little Bit of Love

by Syd Briscoe

Tom Grennan: “Little Bit of Love” - 3 mins 46s

Brotherly love takes centre stage in this touching promo for Tom Grennan's latest single. 'Little Bit of Love' smartly eschews the easy route right off the bat, rejecting the lyrics' easily-interpretable romantic angle and instead choosing to address toxic masculinity and familial bonds instead.

Director Keane Shaw takes a tender approach to the narrative, as a film follows a pair of brothers with disparate outlooks on life. The younger is merely concerned with learning how to swim, while the elder attempts to battle financial and emotional pressures while shielding his sibling from their strain.

Lovely performances from Grennan and actor Luke Kelly ensure the promo's emotional beats hit home, while the film's emotional climax feels like a chance to decompress. It's a worthy complement to Grennan's swelling vocals and the song's gospel vibes, ensuring both film and song provide some emotional catharsis for the audience.

Film Production: Riff Raff Films Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Keane Shaw
Producer: Suzan Mustafa
Executive Producer: Kate Brady / Natalie Arnett
Cinematographer: Thomas Hole Ⓦ (WPA Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Editor: Sam Allen @ Homespun Ⓟ Ⓦ
Offline Producer: Angela Hart
Colourist: Tim Smith @ Cheat Ⓦ

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