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Formerly of 80s indie darlings Hurrah!, folk and roots songwriter Paul Handyside is releasing his new album, Loveless Town this month – a fusion of pop and folk-tinged Americana. The album is a delicious genre blend, featuring long time companions Dave Porthouse on double bass and melodeon, and producer Rob Tickell on guitar and dobro.

As a country music fan, those loveable flavours shine through, particularly prominent in the songs Loveless Town and New Frontier. With more of a bluegrass tone, Not In My Name gives the listener more of an upbeat feel. Paul remains true to his roots however, with a nod towards indie rock in Lord, Show Yourself. Providing a variety of moods, styles and stories, the music successfully keeps the listener on their toes.

Along with his beloved eighties band, Paul has also previously released two albums with alt. country rockers Bronze before pursuing a solo career in 2006. Loveless Town will continue his streak of releases, and it definitely won’t disappoint.

Paul Handyside releases Loveless Town on 21st May

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