The Great Park (aka Stephen Burch) is an English songwriter currently based in Germany. He began making music whilst living on a remote farm in rural Ireland – using acoustic guitars, the family’s piano, brooms and chains. His lyrical, narrative songs bear the influence of the fields of County Cork and the old streets of Berlin. Images of persecution abound, songs of urgent travel and a search for home – the unifying theme is that of grave drama within ‘The Great Park’.
Lorraine Wood is a singer songwriter from East London. Her voice is reminiscent of Mary Margaret O’Hara snorting coke through a broken saxophone. Her songs about love, loss and disappointment have been known to make grown men cry.
Italian by birth but now residing in London, Trent Miller has been described as the Pete Doherty of the Americana movement. However, with his wistful acid-bite lyrics, mournful, chilling melodies and outlaw, renegade posture, a more suitable comparison might be to that of Gram Parsons or Gene Clark.
“Bob Meyer’s songs are modern folklore, backed up by guitar pickings of a different age…
it is unpretentious, and allows for your mind to move through the songs…
his music rises and dives with assurance and manages to create bonafide
country blues out of his obviously fresh brain…” – Blues in London
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