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Posted on Jan 13th, 2011
New Album, New Single, Radio Interview


Hello And welcome to 2011! I appreciate that it has been a while, about a year in fact, but we have been busy. I have written and recorded a new Shirley Lee album for release in the spring and am planning to play solo live, Andy has completed his third solo album, and we are about to start on the next Spearmint record. I asked Jim if he had any cool photos of me and this is what he sent…

Radio Interview Go here to listen to me chattering at some length a few days ago to the splendid Geoff Lokke on his U.S. radio show.

New Album The second Shirley Lee album is pencilled in for release on 25th April. It will be a double-album featuring 30 songs, and will be released on double CD, double LP and digital download. I have written, performed and produced this one myself, so unfortunately am unable to blame anyone else for the way it has come out. Jim is currently finishing the sleeve artwork.

Single The album will be preceded on 4th April by a digital single “An Old Cricketer (For John Peel)”.

Shows I intend to attempt playing some shows totally solo. If you think you have the perfect venue to host a tall, tentative man singing with an acoustic guitar very quietly then drop a line to

Spearmint The next album is currently a blank page (my favourite bit). Jim and I have had two long walks in the woods, and got quite excited about how we are going to approach it. Ideally we will write and record this year for release with live shows next year, but this is all subject to us coming up with something we feel is worthy!

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