BOB COLLUM: Born in Oklahoma, the now Essex-based Bob Collum is a self-proclaimed Anglophile since his teenage years. Raised by his grandparents on the likes of Bob Wills and The Carter Family, Collum quickly embraced the sonic-fusion of transatlantic influences brought through the ongoing ripple effect of The Beatles. What results is a combination of these influences in his own artistic output; home-grown, transatlantic and British are all evident in his music.
“What you get here is engaging small scale, intimate country-ish powerpop ..”
“Like Elvis Costello, Collum is able to frame scenes and tell stories with vivid and compelling effect. 9/10”
“A brand of Americana viewed through an exile‘s perspective.
MARTIN BELMONT is an English legend. Starting in the Pub Rock era with Ducks Delux he then became a stalwart with Graham Parker and the Rumour. A whole life making music with legends: Elvia Costello, Nick Lowe and Johnny Cash.