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John Forrester Music

'Restless' - the new album out now.

‘a rich, varied soundscape… John’s voice can be smooth and delicate but is more often big and forceful… Restless is an album full of exquisite pain’ - Folking.com

‘intelligent, thoughtful and involved songs that draw you in… an engaging and enjoyable collection’ - RnR Magazine

‘takes me back to the real days of bedsit heroes and singer/songwriters who can put over emotion and tell stories… gentle and impassioned…his most effective album yet… in a world filled with music that is loud, boastful and completely ignores the listener, this is a wonderful relief, an album that talks to the listener’ - Music News

Spotify: spoti.fi/2FqiEvk
Amazon: amzn.to/2EMaaxf
Apple Music: apple.co/2HGpj5a

Photography by Neil Thorne Photography
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Restless - the new album out now.

‘a rich, varied soundscape… John’s voice can be smooth and delicate but is more often big and forceful… Restless is an album full of exquisite pain’ - Folking.com

‘intelligent, thoughtful and involved songs that draw you in… an engaging and enjoyable collection’ - RnR Magazine

‘takes me back to the real days of bedsit heroes and singer/songwriters who can put over emotion and tell stories… gentle and impassioned…his most effective album yet… in a world filled with music that is loud, boastful and completely ignores the listener, this is a wonderful relief, an album that talks to the listener’ - Music News

Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2FqiEvk
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2EMaaxf
Apple Music: https://apple.co/2HGpj5a

Photography by Neil Thorne Photography

1 day ago

John Forrester Music

At a loose end in central London tonight? Catch my micro album launch at 8.40ish with the wonderful Scaledown gang...

Scaledown #136February 23, 2018, 7:27pmupstairs @ The King And Queen Public House, Fitzrovia, London, W1THE YAMAHA TWINS
James A. Smith has a blue one. Mark Braby has a green one. Both named Yamaha sgv 300. Messrs Smith and Braby are twins of sound.
... www.thebeachbullies.com / www.soundcloud.com/theepotato4

JOHN FORRESTER
John Forrester sings songs of travel, adventure, lust, discovery, friendship, love & weather. A fine performer with an easy relaxed delivery, a warm openhearted voice, an unshowy guitar style and an infectious personality.... and Friday the 23rd of February is the release date for his brand new album 'Restless'... it's a Scaledown launch party - what an honour.
... www.forrester.uk.com

SARAH WOOLFENDEN
Sarah Woolfenden is a musician (primarily trumpet and voice) and visual artist with many years of experience performing, creating and recording music for a diverse range of groups and projects from Cuban street music and gypsy folk to free jazz. Her current trio Tolerance Manoeuvre is a unique combination of guitar, cello, trumpet and vocals which furrows a particularly British seam of post-rock.
... www.tolerancemanoeuvre.com

STRANGE DEVICE
smallgang members Matt Atkins and Toshi Kobayashi in new project Strange Device - utilising electronics and found sounds, weaving them into textural and immersive soundscapes.
... www.mrmrecordings.bandcamp.com

KAY GRANT
The wonderful 'voice player, song singer, and free improviser', Ms. Grant shall be performing 4 songs about dreams with ‘guitarist, composer, teacher and researcher’ Martin Vishnick. This is their first outing together, but with many years of musical and improvising experience between them, we can expect twists and turns, wit and whimsy, joy and sadness… something ’good enough for jazz’!
... www.kaygrant.com

TIM HOLEHOUSE
Tim Holehouse shall be airing some works from his recent experimental album 'Hail' for his welcome return to the scaledown fold!
... www.timholehouse.com
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Scaledown #136

OUT TODAY! My brand new album 'Restless'. The culmination of many many months or blood, sweat and tears - not all of them mine!

‘a rich, varied soundscape… John’s voice can be smooth and delicate but is more often big and forceful… Restless is an album full of exquisite pain’ - Folking.com

‘intelligent, thoughtful and involved songs that draw you in… an engaging and enjoyable collection’ - RnR Magazine

‘takes me back to the real days of bedsit heroes and singer/songwriters who can put over emotion and tell stories… gentle and impassioned... his most effective album yet... in a world filled with music that is loud, boastful and completely ignores the listener, this is a wonderful relief, an album that talks to the listener’ - Music News

Pre-order the CD version of the album through the website - The first 50 copies will be signed and come with a free seven track extras CD...
www.forrester.uk.com/buy

Hear a preview of the album here:
soundcloud.com/forresterjohn/restless-album-preview-3

Spotify: spoti.fi/2FqiEvk
Amazon: amzn.to/2EMaaxf
Apple Music/iTunes: apple.co/2HGpj5a

London mini-launch tonight!
www.forrester.uk.com/live
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OUT TODAY! My brand new album Restless. The culmination of many many months or blood, sweat and tears - not all of them mine!

‘a rich, varied soundscape… John’s voice can be smooth and delicate but is more often big and forceful… Restless is an album full of exquisite pain’ - Folking.com

‘intelligent, thoughtful and involved songs that draw you in… an engaging and enjoyable collection’ - RnR Magazine

‘takes me back to the real days of bedsit heroes and singer/songwriters who can put over emotion and tell stories… gentle and impassioned... his most effective album yet... in a world filled with music that is loud, boastful and completely ignores the listener, this is a wonderful relief, an album that talks to the listener’ - Music News

Pre-order the CD version of the album through the website - The first 50 copies will be signed and come with a free seven track extras CD...
www.forrester.uk.com/buy

Hear a preview of the album here:
https://soundcloud.com/forresterjohn/restless-album-preview-3

Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2FqiEvk
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2EMaaxf
Apple Music/iTunes: https://apple.co/2HGpj5a

London mini-launch tonight!
www.forrester.uk.com/live

 

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Congratulations John! You must be thrilled! 🎶

Can't wait to hear the rest of the songs 🙂

Congratulations and wishing every success with it. Xx

Best wishes John, album ordered from the website yesterday, hope I make it into the magical first 50..

You've let the garden go again. Get the mower out!

Appearing at the Flippin'Frog Micropub, Rochester on Weds.28th Feb 8.30pm. Free Entry.

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2 days ago

John Forrester Music

The extras CDs are here! The extras CDs are here!! Just in the nick of time for release day tomorrow...

What's that? How do you get one? Well I'm glad you asked...

Pre-order the CD version of the album through the website - The first 50 copies will be signed and come with a free seven track extras CD...
www.forrester.uk.com/buy

Hear a preview of the album here:
soundcloud.com/forresterjohn/restless-album-preview-3

See the 'Somewhere I Can Be' live session video here:
youtu.be/dO0xHznNBKY
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will you ever do a vinyl press for us old people ?

Sounding beautiful x hope you are heading to the west country soon! x

I've just ordered one so you'll have to pay the postage, plus I'm expecting something rude written in your own fair hand 🤩

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