Despite my personal continuing disdain at the derivative singer-songwriter genre that's so flooded that the term "diminishing returns" doesn't even come close, this chap from Worcester impresses a lot here. His songs are often written as stories and the lyrics here are actually interesting, even though this is a love song. Hardly a revolutionary new idea. Also the arrangement is first class, with much more effort being put into this track than knocking a few chords together and sticking a beat behind it. This is no have-a-go troubadour, this is a man who understands why some songs sound good and some sound crap. It's because of this that he's able to make his sound good. I doff my proverbial.
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Catch him live:
Mon, Oct 14, The Dublin Castle, London, UK
Sat, Oct 26, The Sun Pub Clapham, London, UK
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