Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor

Biography

Sean Taylor has rapidly grown to be one of the hottest new names in the UK blues/acoustic scene. His incredible passion for performance, sheer talent and songwriting of the highest calibre is a testament to his frequent comparisons with John Martyn, Chris Isaak and Tom Waits.
 
He has opened for artists such as John Fogerty, Neville Brothers, Tony Joe White, Eric Bibb, Tom Paxton, Tift Merritt and Band Of Horses.
 
The past couple of years has seen Sean’s profile rocket with three UK tours and festival performances at Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival, Beautiful Days and many others
 
In 2012 Sean released ‘Love Against Death’ which was recorded in Austin, Texas and produced by Mark Hallman (Carole King, Ani Di Franco, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lyle Lovett.), it also features Eliza Gilkyson.
 
2013 is set to be Sean's biggest year yet with tours of Australia and Holland and a new album featuring legendary double bass player Danny Thompson.
 

 

 

superb guitarist ... reminiscent of John Martyn"
BOB HARRIS, RADIO 2
 
''A bluesy devotional intensity that rightly draws comparisons to John Martyn"
Q MAGAZINE
 
"Sean Taylor is a wonderfully talented modern troubadour whose sincere, thoughtful songs pull you in. I've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with him. He swings. Check him out!"
ERIC BIBB

‘Atmospheric ... fabulous music…’ BOB HARRIS BBC RADIO 2

'My main listen today - Springsteen and Taylor are cheering my day.. brilliant ... stunning songs ... GREAT ALBUM' MIKE HARDING BBC RADIO 2

‘A bluesy devotional intensity that rightly draws comparisons to John Martyn’ Q

‘Sean Taylor is the king of singer songwriter styling ... mesmerising’ MAVERICK

‘prodigiously talented singer songwriter ... touchstones would be Tom Waits and John Martyn’ R2

'formidable and skilled ... pleasingly atmospheric ... recalls Chris Isaak ‘ * * * * UNCUT

'slow burn songwriting...a pleasure... positively aches... Big things await' CLASSIC ROCK

‘the raw beauty of the guitar and piano ... fresh, cliché free and tugs at the soul.’ ACOUSTIC MAGAZINE

‘‘A star in the making ... a superb talent’ METRO

 

 

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forthcoming dates

datevenue/website linkBox Office phone no
2014  
Sat 15-Mon 17 MarchCOSTA DEL FOLK SPAIN: Hotel Alay, Puerto Marina Benalmadena, 29630 Malagaa 01254 504970 
Wed 26 MarchBANGOR Blue Sky Cafe, Ambassador Hall, Behind 236 High St LL57 1PA 01248 355444