Brent Cobb has a problem when someone tells him that “I can’t talk the way I do / Singers shouldn’t share their current affairs or worldly views“. And when the suggestion is taken further, that he’s been paid to entertain so he should “shut up and sing” it set him to thinking about what sort of thing he should sing. Continue reading “Brent Cobb “Shut Up and Sing” – Listen”
Brent Cobb is the genuine article: excellent songcraft combined with a distinctive, characterful vocal. This is his first new release since the well-received album, ‘Providence Canyon’. Although it was written some time ago, Cobb has released it now because it seems so relevant to our current global situation. He says of the animated video, which was created by Delaney Royer, “The intention of this song and video was to create a surreal world where it’s hard to tell what’s real and what’s a dream. It seems our actual world isn’t too far off that premise lately. Hard to tell…” I couldn’t put it better.
Tonight we are offered a fine double dose of deep Southern drawls at this quasi-legendary venue in the heart of London’s Camden Market. First up is Zack Logan, on his first UK visit and touring his debut album ‘Raised by Wolves’. A Mississippi native now Nashville based, his songs are centred largely around rural and small town America and he’s clearly a man who is a regular visitor to bars. Continue reading “Brent Cobb + Zack Logan, Dingwalls, London, 5th September 2018”
Brent Cobb has announced a UK and European tour for September. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter will play twelve dates around Europe, including five shows in the UK. Commencing at Whelan’s in Dublin, Cobb will then play four shows in the UK, including dates in London and Manchester, before a stop at The Long Road Festival in Lutterworth, and a final UK show in Brighton. The tour continues throughout September, with shows in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. The announcement follows the release of Cobb’s latest single, ‘Come Home Soon’, taken from his new album, ‘Providence Canyon’, recently released on Atlantic Records, which you can watch the rather lovely video for below alongside the full schedule. Continue reading “Brent Cobb announces European dates”