James J Turner “Hey Brother” – Listen

This powerful slice of folk-rock is taken from James J Turner’s new album ‘Future Meets the Past”’ it stands pretty tall as an anthemic take on the life of a wandering, working man – exchanging the sweat of the brow for mistrust and finding that hard work only buys being ostracised.  On the album, though, it’ll fit in with a larger concept of a Bardic Druid who tries to reconnect people both to the natural world and the cultural and historical roots of the past.  ‘Hey Brother’ is out as a single on the 14th of September, and James J Turner will take the album out on tour later in the year thanks to the support of Arts Council England.

Author: Jonathan Aird

Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?

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