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Sounds Like: Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran, Jethro Tull, Nick Drake, Paul Weller

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Bio: From London and Athens with different cultural backgrounds, BlackDogHat - John Sage, Matt Gkikas and Ian Nicholson have common ground, that of story telling through words, sounds and images. The music paints a picture from soft melodies to rocky ballads. The songs are edgy, haunting, melodic and ... See Full Bio

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"Just for the hell of it" is a superb song with real and emotional lyrics that touch me personally. You are a wonderful band. I have always enjoyed your live sets when I have seen you play.
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    BlackDogHat play 3 gigs The Official Broadstairs Folk Week ® http://www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk/ SATURDAY 9th August Harpers Bar 1pm-2pm 8 Harbour St, Town Centre, Broadstairs CT10 1ET Phone:01843 602494 https://www.facebook.com/harperswinebar Sinatra's 8pm-10.30pm 92 High St, Broadstairs CT10 1JJ Phone:01843 864464 https://plus.google.com/110484478328996155134/about?gl=uk&hl=en SUNDAY 10th August The Thirty Nine Steps 1pm-2pm 5 Charlotte Street Broadstairs CT10 1LR http://thethirty-ninesteps.co.uk/

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  • Tim Cheatle (Artist) Tim Cheatle
    Hiya John,Matt and Ian! "Just for the hell of it" is a superb song with real and emotional lyrics that touch me personally. You are a wonderful band.I have always enjoyed ...
  • MykoMan (Artist) MykoMan
    Great tune's you have here! Enjoying the listen.. Check us out when you can, it would be greatly appreciated ~Mykoman
  • Curvy Jane (Artist) Curvy Jane
    LOVE your songs! One track led to another...still listening. Addictive! ;) CJx
  • Spiral james (Artist) Spiral james
    Nice vocal tone , sprinkly guitar and sweet melodies. stay Inspired Spiral
  • Paul Dunn and Julian Wilson Songwriters (Artist) Paul Dunn and Julian...
    "Angels of Us"...this is an excellent song...great vocal and instrumental performance John....some very good songs here with strong commercial appeal in my opinion. ~Paul
  • healingcolors music (Label) healingcolors music
    ...Shake it up for Christmas...time goes by so fast...Happy Holidays for you and yours...<3...
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Q: Would you like to be featured in a new media publication with major as well as independent artist? If so contact us today http://wp.me/P2wowZ-8 also can you check out The Real Yung Bank ?
A: Of course we would love to! :D Any publicity is brilliant! Cheers John Ian Matt BlackDoghat in London

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