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Jim Byrne

Rank #1 UK Glasgow, UK Americana / Alt.Country / acoustic blues


Sounds Like: Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Bill Callahan, Lambchop

Label: Hillhead GWE Records

Manager: Pat Byrne

Bio: Brought up in the working class town of Clydebank Jim spent his teenage years playing in punk bands and many subsequent years playing in garage bands (e.g the psychedelic rock band, The Primevals). However his more recent music reveals an early obsession with old fingerpicking blues player such a... See Full Bio

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“...five tracks in, then the album picks up pace considerably and excels. 'When You Bit Into That Apple', a gorgeous, darkly Gothic part-croon, part narration is a tale of near-tangible heartbreak, followed by the swing of 'Sweeter Than A Rose', where Byrne's gentle melancholy croak is underpinned by almost imperceptible instrumentation.”
— David Innes, R2 Rock 'N' Reel
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