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John Alexander / Press

"Guitar-country and Delta blues styles knowledgably tempered with folk picking.. I could go on, but its far better you discover these delights for yourself; this is superb"

Rock N Reel

““Glaswegian Alexander's lilting acoustic blues are inspired by his troubadour travels around the world. Careworn tunes and his dust-choked voice give a timeless feel to his songs."”

Q Magazine

"a dark maturity powering every note"

Acoustic Magazine

"if this is your sort of musical weather then the forecast is good"

"Alexander puts his virtuoso skills on slide and acoustic guitar to fine use on this collection of tunes that will create a righteous dustbowl around your stereo"

Guitar & Bass Magazine

“'think Robert Johnson by way of Mark Knopfler..Just how the blues should be'”

The Sunday Herald

“'Roots blues played with passion'”

“”So scintillating that is sounds at times you could be forgiven for losing yourself completely.****””


““absolutely stunning"”

Cherie Mcllwhinnie - BBC Radio Ulster

“‘a terrific voice’ .. 'a huge talent'”

Frank Henessey - BBC Radio Wales

““Parson’s-esque edginess and a Cash-like smoothness..Magical. if you’re a fan of music, in the true sense of the word, you’ll love this cd” ”

““say a prayer of thanks that there are still musicians like John Alexander around to remind us of the unstoppable power of real music” ”

““clearly the product of considerable talent and surefooted craftsmanship. Packed with wonderfully-realised imagery, the well-honed lyrics sustain a compelling narrative flow that’s expertly complemented by the music...An absolute treat to listen to” ”


““gritty yet mellow country/blues music acoustic songwriting a la John Martyn” ”

““There is a real appeal in hearing a Scottish singer - songwriter using his country's geography, as the Americans have done down through the years, to focus on a song and to relate words, music and identity. John Alexander does this with some ease” ”

Iain Anderson - BBC Radio Scotland