Tom Havelock started out as singer and songwriter in the critically acclaimed band Psychid. Signed to BMG through DB Records in 2001, they put out a series of singles and EPs, receiving daytime BBC Radio One plays from Mark Radcliffe and Jo Whiley, before the release of their debut album in 2003.
Following support slots with Radiohead, The Electric Soft Parade, and Brendan Benson, the band parted ways in 2006 and Tom founded Hook and the Twin with drummer Marcus Efstratiou. The duo have released a string of singles, attracting fans at radio including DJs Rob da Bank, Huw Stephens, John Kennedy and Zane Lowe. Their first album is scheduled for release in 2012.
As a writer, Tom's recent work includes 'Sun Goes Down' by Robin Schultz ft. Jasmine Thompson (No 1 iTunes and airplay Germany), singles 'Generate' and 'Liberate' by Eric Prydz, 'Half Light' by Wilkinson and 'Falls like Rain' by Klangkarussell on which he also featured as a vocalist.
He also co-wrote the title track for Cheryl Cole's third studio album 'A Million Lights' and wrote all three hit singles for Matrix and Futurebound - 'Control' feat Max Marshall, (top 10 for three weeks) 'Magnetic Eyes' feat Baby Blue and 'Don’t Look Back'.
Recently, Tom has been in the studio writing with acts including Sigma (3Beat), Taylor Fowlis (Atlantic), Snakehips (Sony) and Lion Babe.