|Friday 03 March 2017 @ 09:00pm : -
Sean Taylor is one of the most exciting and hard working names on the roots and blues scene.
2017 sees the release of his new album 'Flood & Burn'. The album was recorded in Austin, Texas was producer Mark Hallman (Carole King, Ani Di Franco).
Sean has toured all over the UK, Europe and Australia. He has supported John Fogerty, Neville Brothers, Robert Cray, Richard Thompson, Tony Joe White, Eric Bibb, Tom Paxton, Band of Horses, John Mayall & Arlo Guthrie.
He has toured all over Europe and Australia as well as recording in America. Festival appearances include; Glastonbury festival, Cambridge Folk festival, Beautiful Days, Port Fairy Folk festival (Australia), Celtic Connections, Cognac Blues Festival (France) Hebridean Celtic Festival, Secret Garden Party, Maverick Festival & Blue Balls Festival (Switzerland).
Sean has released seven albums including one album recorded in Dublin with Trevor Hutchinson (Waterboys) and his last four albums with Mark Hallman (Carole King, Ani di Franco) at Congress House Studios in Austin (TX).
“An absolutely superb guitarist ... reminiscent of John Martyn" ~ Bob Harris, Radio 2
“A bluesy devotional intensity that rightly draws comparisons to John Martyn" ~ Q Magazine
“A fine blues guitarist ... Taylor is a man to watch" ~ Guardian
“the lyrics are absolulety amazing" ~ BBC Introducing
“My main listen today - Springsteen and Taylor are cheering my day...brilliant, stunning songs. Great album." ~ Mike Harding
“Formidable and skilled...recalls Chris Isaak." ~ (Four Stars) Uncut
“Sean Taylor's work just gets classier ... his talent might yet puncture the mainstream" ~ Classic Rock 8/10
“A star in the making ...a superb talent" ~ Metro
“Sean Taylor is a wonderfully talented modern troubadour whose sincere, thoughtful songs pull you in. I've had the pleasure of sharing the stage with him. He swings. Check him out!" ~ Eric Bibb
“Sean Taylor is the king of the singer-songwriter styling ... A classic album" ~ Maverick Magazine
“bold and brilliant masterpiece" ~ Folk Radio UK
“Remarkable" ~ Danny Thompson