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Ben de la Cour

Rank #104 US Nashville, TN Folk


Sounds Like: Townes Van Zandt, Leonard Cohen, The Gun Club, Warren Zevon, Elliot Smith

Bio: Nashville based singer-songwriter Ben de la Cour has lived a colorful life to say the least. After growing up in Brooklyn, he set out to see the world as an amateur boxer, janitor, bartender and agricultural worker living in Havana, Paris, Los Angeles and London. In between working a variety of o... See Full Bio

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“Ghost Light's twelve songs are brimming with urgent authenticity. There is thematic hardness and vulnerability throughout, but what distinguishes de la Cour’s songs from lesser guitar-and-anguished-vocals hacks is the raw humanity of his delivery and the potency of his way with words.”
— Division St. Harmony
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  • Gram Parsons InterNational (Artist) Gram Parsons InterNa...
    Great writing and delivery. Hope to be seeing you in the future. Will James
  • October Road (Artist) October Road
    Great music and vocal, Ben. Excellent lyrics full of imagery and emotion...very good songwriting. Enjoying our listen very much. All the best! ~Jeff & Heathet
  • The Blue Mountain Project (Artist) The Blue Mountain Pr...
    Enjoyed listening, keep on groovin!!! Greetings from Bavaria. Best wishes :)
  • Bob Dassing (Artist) Bob Dassing
    Love your music. "Even If It All Falls Through" is a great tune. Thank you, Bob
  • Bob Dassing (Artist) Bob Dassing
    Enjoying the music. Thanks for sharing, Bob
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Q: Do you have any plans to perform in New Orleans any time soon?
A: Hey bud. Yeah I think I'm going to be playing at Siberia in early November, I'll post the date as soon as it's confirmed

Asked by Henry Bett. Answered on Sun Oct 14 2012


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