Richard Swift @ Water Rats, May 5th.


What? Richard Swift

There was a practically a riot caused by A&R men scrapping for his signature at SXSW last year. Luckily the wonderful Secretly Canadian won the fight and release his latest offering ‘The Atlantic Ocean’ sometime in April. He’s dubbed as a ‘contemporary piano balladeer’ and boy does he have talent. Taking in styles from Mowtown soul to Doo-wop to American pop there’s a great mix of sounds all delivered with his wonderful rich voice and wry sense of humour.

For Fans Of: Eels, Stevie Wonder, Scritti Polliti.

Support: Midlands young songsmith Joe Rose.

When? Tuesday, May 6th.

Where? Water Rats, Kings Cross.

How Much? £8.50 adv

Tickets? ticketweb

mp3: Richard Swift – The Original Thought

mp3: Joe Rose – Everything You Need


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