Enjoy the traditional Americana sound of Littlemen with our exclusive video premiere of new song ‘Feel the Heat’. The timeless, laid-back single builds up and showcases excellent electric guitar from multi-instrumentalist Guy Townley. New frontman, Nick Allen, has slotted into the band and taken on song-writing duties. Allen says: “‘Feel the Heat’ is about two people in love who were separated by a country splitting into two when they separated by the Berlin wall.” The message about division remains relevant today. The West Country band release new album, ‘It’s a Beautiful Thing’, on 20th March.
Littlemen, emanating from the west of England, have previously released the well received album, ‘Long Road Home’. They now have a new line-up led by established songwriter and studio owner, Nick Allen. Other members of the band include: drummer & Grammy Award winning rhythm consultant, Robert Brain, (who has recently toured with Canadian artist Loreena McKennitt) and bass guitarist, Tyler Spicer who also plays with UK Country Artist of the Year, Danny McMahon. Continue reading “Littlemen “It’s a Beautiful Thing” (Independent, 2020)”
Strange bedfellows are made in the western outpost of Bath, Somerset. It’s a small community, neatly split into three piles. The tourists, who come for the Georgian tea rooms and Roman spas, the students (Bath has two universities and several colleges) and the locals with their stout hearts and strong heads for scrumpy cider. Forget about the tourists, they don’t venture into Walcot – the ‘Artisan Quarter’ – after dark, but a characteristic feature of Bath’s premier good time bar and live music venue The Bell is the coming together of local middle-age rock ‘n’roll dinosaurs like this reviewer with the students, who hunt in packs out by the picnic tables. They are separate but united in their love of good music, which The Bell has developed a reputation for providing from far and wide down the years. Continue reading “Littlemen, The Bell Inn, Bath, 11th April 2018”