Friday, 22 June 2012
I went to see Mumford and Sons play at Gateshead the other week (they were GREAT - and note-perfect even live!), but my real surprise was how much I enjoyed one of the support acts - this chap*: King Charles.
Ignore the silly hair (okay, so that's not possible) - he does catchy contemporary folk-pop with some clever lyrics that don't always scan.
He had me at "Beware romantic gestures: they're investments in your vanity."
I have a severe case of Writer's Envy now.
I bought his CD.
But this one's just silly:
*He most definitely is a Chap - he makes James Blunt look working class. (And he, ahem, went to my old university.)