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New Music – James Grant

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James Grant returns with Strange Flowers, his most upbeat record since Love And Money’s legendary Strange Kind of Love.

More of a full blown band affair than the introspective Holy Love, another phenomenal collection of songs begins with the sweeping strings of This Could Be The Day and goes on to eclectically cover topics such as vampires(Strange Flowers), how Satan was perhaps the first solo artiste(Can’t Beat The Music) and features as its centrepiece the epic My Father’s Coat.

There are shades of Scott Walker, John Martyn, John Barry and 70s’ soul but the voice, the inimitable lyrical twists and turns and blistering guitar playing are absolute James Grant.

Filled with uncommon candour, passion and dexterity, Strange Flowers reaffirms his reputation as one of the finest singer songwriters and performers there is and will undoubtedly be one of the albums of 2009.

TRACKLISTING

  • This Could Be The Day
  • Darkstar
  • Strange Flowers
  • The Hallowing Touch
  • My Father’s Coat
  • The Bay At The Nape Of Your Neck
  • Lake Louise
  • Is This The Kiss?
  • Can’t Beat The Music
  • Scarecrow Song
  • Catherine Burns

From www.james-grant.com

In light of the current mood following the tragic death of Gordon Lennon ths track seemed to hit home.

“The Hallowing Truth” – James Grant

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June 16, 2009 - Posted by | New Music, Video | ,

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  1. […] (click HERE) as well as a specific post on his great album “Strange Flowers” (click HERE) but this will be my first experience of seeing him […]

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