JAMES M CARSON

Alternative - Folk - Indie - Rock - Americana

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About
UK born singer-songwriter, James M Carson, has been carefully crafting his songs and developmig his personal style since 2006 . Not unlike music from the hills of 70s Laurel Canyon, Carson's songs evoke shadows of simpler times when the quest for melody was king. James has been influenced by the melodic melancholy and intimate lyricism of singer songwriters like Elliott Smith and Jeff Buckley but equally entranced by the power pop hooks of bands such as Big Star and Teenage Fanclub, as well as their grunge admirers, Nirvana.

QUOTES: 

BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris:  "Wow, what a voice and what a guitar player! I can hear the influence of John Martyn and Bert Jansch in his playing."

Grammy winning Songwriter, Don Henry:  "He's a great songwritter, he reminds me of a young Stephen Stills."

The Unsigned Guide:  "The clarity and soothing soul of James's voice is what really makes you sit up and pay attention." 

Devide And Conquer:  "His debut EP, Sold As Scene, is a wonder... anyone with ears will love it."