Velvet Starlings “Sold Down the River” – Listen

Christian Gisborne is, in a Captain Manyhands kind of way, the singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist behind the Velvet Starlings name.  ‘Sold Down the River’ is impressive enough with it’s hints of Animals or Eric Burdon enjoying San Franciscan nights, but add in that Christian is fifteen years old and it’s pretty remarkable: barring disasters this is a guy we’ll hear from again.

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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