John Paul White + Ciaran Lavery, Islington Assembly Hall, London, 5th September 2019

Appropriately enough, ‘Ol’ 55′ was playing on the intro’ tape as John Paul White prepared to take the the stage at a near- full Islington Assembly Hall, unusually set in an all seated configuration. ‘The Hurting Kind‘, the new album by White, is very much in the same frame as the Tom Waits classic -big … Continue reading “John Paul White + Ciaran Lavery, Islington Assembly Hall, London, 5th September 2019”

John Paul White returns to the UK for dates next week

Grammy Award winner and ex-Civil War-er (er..) John Paul White released his new solo album ‘The Hurting Kind’ earlier this year via Single Lock Records. Our reviewer kind of said “meh” to it but he may just have got out of bed the wrong side. In any case JP returns to the UK next week … Continue reading “John Paul White returns to the UK for dates next week”

John Paul White “The Hurting Kind” (Single Lock Records, 2019)

John Paul White is no stranger to working with high-class musicians and in high-class musical situations. Originally one half of Alt-Folk duo The Civil Wars, John Paul White releases his third solo record ‘The Hurting Kind,’ on Single Lock Records, of which White is a co-founder. ‘The Hurting Kind’ was recorded at White’s new home studio … Continue reading “John Paul White “The Hurting Kind” (Single Lock Records, 2019)”

John Paul White “I Wish I Could Write You A Song” – Listen

The new single from John Paul White’s upcoming new album ‘The Hurting Kind‘, due for release on April 12th, finds the singer in the throws of a love that he cannot fully express.  On a  track with an orchestration as big as anything Roy Orbison  attempted he sings “I wish I could write you a … Continue reading “John Paul White “I Wish I Could Write You A Song” – Listen”

John Paul White new album soon and UK tour sooner

John Paul White quite rapidly became someone who needs no introduction – Grammy awards with The Civil War and an impressive first release post that band in the shape of 2016’s quite stunning ‘Beulah‘. And he’s back again with a new album, ‘The Hurting Kind‘, due out in April, and a first single (which you can … Continue reading “John Paul White new album soon and UK tour sooner”

John Paul White announces new UK dates and track

Just in time for our very own civil war too. Leaving you this weekend dear reader with news that Grammy Award-winner John Paul White has announced his return to the UK in January to play a string of shows. Currently in the studio working on the follow up to last year’s critically-acclaimed album ‘Beulah’, White has released his new song ‘My … Continue reading “John Paul White announces new UK dates and track”

Crowell, Cash and John Paul White pay homage to Guy Clark – Watch

This is lurvely (and not blocked for UK viewing for once) with a great sentiment behind it. Rolling Stone report: “Rodney Crowell was joined by Rosanne Cash and John Paul White to recreate the trio’s rendition of “It Ain’t Over Yet,” the lead single from Crowell’s new album, Close Ties. The song was just one of … Continue reading “Crowell, Cash and John Paul White pay homage to Guy Clark – Watch”

John Paul White @Celtic Connections. The Mackintosh Church, Glasgow: 1st February 2017

It was a sold out show for John Paul White’s first visit to Glasgow since the collapse of the Grammy award winning The Civil Wars, an episode mired in some mystery as he and Joy Williams imploded. Since then he’s kept a low profile, setting up his record label and producing an excellent album by … Continue reading “John Paul White @Celtic Connections. The Mackintosh Church, Glasgow: 1st February 2017”

The Civil Wars’ John Paul White announces shows next month

John Paul White has confirmed a string of shows in February as part of the Transatlantic Sessions tour promoting his new album “Beulah” which is his first solo work in nearly a decade. Produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes) and White, and recorded in Muscle Shoals at FAME Studios and at White’s own Single Lock … Continue reading “The Civil Wars’ John Paul White announces shows next month”