Genre: Blues, Americana
Location: London, England
Discography: Corrugations (2006), Angels (2007), Calcutta (2009), Walk with Me (2011), Love Against Death (2012) and The Only Good Addiction is Love (2015)
Record Label: Sean Taylor Songs (Independant)
Our next showcase musician is a another great singer-songwriter and guitarist from London, Sean Taylor. Sean releases his suberb new album 'The Only Good Addiction is Love' tomorrow, which all of us are loving here at Laurel Canyon Music. The first track from the new album is called 'Bad Light'.
Sean's next London gig is at the Half Moon, Putney on the 2nd September. It's also Trio gig with James Taylor and Hana Piranha
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. He has toured Holland, Switzerland, Australia, France and Ireland.
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 September 2013 Sean's new album 'Chase The Night' is released. The album was recorded in Austin, TX with producer Mark Hallman (Carole King, Ani Di Franco & Eliza Gilkyson) and features legendary double bass player Danny Thompson.
June 15th bring a great new album called 'The Only Good Addiction is Love'. Which quite frankly deserves a place in your music collection.
''An absolutely superb guitarist ... reminiscent of John Martyn" - Bob Harris, Radio 2
''A fine blues guitarist ... Taylor is a man to watch''. Guardian
"My main listen today - Springsteen and Taylor are cheering my day...brilliant, stunning songs. Great album.' - Mike Harding,
''A star in the making ...a superb talent''. Metro
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