Darling Don’t Be Afraid: John Grimes Of Jedward Releases Emotional Acoustic Cover Of Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’

First released in 2011, for the film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1’, Christina Perri’s song, ‘A Thousand Years’ has long been on the soundtrack of lovers all over the world. It’s also a favourite of John Grimes, one half of Irish duo Jedward, who has now released a gorgeously emotional acoustic cover of the song.

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You Don’t Know How Lovely You Are: John Grimes’s Cover Of ‘The Scientist’ Breathes New Life Into Coldplay Classic

Originally from their 2002 album, ‘A Rush Of Blood To The Head’, and featuring on the soundtrack for the film, ‘Wicker Park’, as well as a number of tv shows, Coldplay’s song, ‘The Scientist’, is well-known, and has been covered over the years by many people, including Miley Cyrus, the cast of ‘Glee’, and even Willie Nelson.

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Hints And Tips You Should Know Before You Pick Up An Electric Guitar

When you start playing electric guitar you soon realise there’s so much more to consider than just the instrument itself.

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It’s Getting Hot In Here: Terry Robb Warns That ‘It Might Get Sweaty’ With New Single

Terry Robb’s latest single, ‘It Might Get Sweaty’, comes from his most recent album, ‘Confessin’ My Dues’. It’s yet another demonstration of what Robb is capable of – there’s nothing fancy, it’s just straight down the line quality guitar playing, a superb example of his flexibility and mercurial talent.

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Listen to John From Jedward’s Gorgeous Cover Of Jesse McCartney’s Classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’

John Grimes from Jedward has tweeted another beautiful cover, this time it’s a gorgeous acoustic arrangement of Jesse McCartney’s 2004 classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’.

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John Haesemeyer – ‘Maybe If I Try’

Based in San Francisco, but having grown up in the midwest, John Haesemeyer’s style is a blend of folk and popular genres, with an emphasis on vocals and acoustic guitar. His new track, ‘Maybe If I Try’, shows his inspiration, the great singer-songwriters, the likes of which include Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, and Bob Dylan.

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Ellie Keegan Gives Us Some ‘Heat’ With New Single

Nottingham artist Ellie Keegan releases her debut single, ‘Heat’, on 8 April.

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My Silent Bravery – ‘Face to Face’ (Acoustic)

Matt Wade, singing as My Silent Bravery, has released his latest track, ‘Face To Face’, from the acoustic version of his latest album, ‘Breakthrough’, which was released at the end of September last year.

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Alex Francis Releases Single, ‘Make Believe’

UK singer/songwriter Alex Francis has released his new single, ‘Make Believe’, ahead of his upcoming UK and European tour dates. The artist is also supporting pop legend Melanie C.

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It’s All Over Now For Chandani And ‘Baby Blues’

LA singer songwriter Chandani follows up her singles ‘Addiction’ and ‘Forgive You’ with ‘Baby Blues’, a song in which she opens up about her own trials and tribulations.

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Electra Day – ‘Quiet Hours’

Drawing comparisons with the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen, ‘Quiet Hours’ is the solo project of Julie Hampton, performing under the name of Electra Day.

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Matt Katsis Relases Single ‘Need You Here’ Ahead Of Victoria And Queensland Tour

Matt Katsis released his new single, ‘Need You Here’ ahead of his second EP, set to come out mid 2017. You can see Matt on tour across Victoria and Queensland this November and December.

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NEVER MIND THE BALEARICS – Ex-Verve Man Blends Rock With Electronica On 4th Solo Album

I’ve always felt that there were two Richard Ashcrofts – the cocksure ‘Mad Richard’ you often see in his interviews – and the sensitive soul who gave us The Drugs Don’t Don’t Work, Lucky Man and A Song For the Lovers.

Both Richards are in evidence on These People, Ashcroft’s first album in six years, but the combination is not entirely successful.

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Essential Covers: Pete Gardiner – ‘Big Yellow Taxi’ (Joni Mitchell Cover)

Our Essential Cover this week comes from Northern Irish singer songwriter, Pete Gardiner, who gives us his take on the Joni Mitchell classic, ‘Big Yellow Taxi’.

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Alex Rainsford, The Zed Music Cafe, Sevenoaks, Kent – 5th March 2016

Steve Holley reviews Alex Rainsford, who performed at the Zed Music Cafe in Sevenoaks.

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Seafret At The 100 Club, London, 3 February 2016

Steve Holley caught Seafret’s set at London’s 100 Club last night.

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New Music From Conor Dardis

Conor Dardis is back, with an evocative video and an even more compelling demo track.

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We Hitch on the ‘Saddle of Southern Darkness’ with Eponymous Album

Describing their style as “Evil Country”, Saddle of Southern Darkness blend the influences of metal artists with traditional country. The result – nothing like you’ve ever heard before!

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WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS – How fan power helped Guy Valarino release his new EP

Guy Valarino is an artist who believes in getting his fans involved with his music. He built up an army of admirers all over the world…

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runabay Wish ‘This Day’ Would Last Forever With New Single

Another beautiful single from Northern Irish band, runabay, ‘This Day’ is out today.

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