If Bigfoot could play guitar, his idol would be Jack Hutchinson. The bowler-hatted musician sports more hair and beard than an 80 year old grandmother at a child’s birthday party.
‘Gunslinger’, one of my undisputable top picks on this album of gems sounds like it could have been plucked from one of Hutchinson’s earlier albums. There’s a catchy familiarity about this track which makes for addictive listening and repeat play.
This is a mere taster only of what these bands have to offer and I would implore listeners to check out the albums in their entirety, some have several releases already under their belts, all fantastic and absolutely deserving of a place in any decent record collection.
It would be tempting to list the qualities of every track on this album but ill suffice to say that it is superb in its entirety from the opening track, to the last frenzied riff of “Sleep Awake Obey!”
After a band dropped out. We did that song at the festival. And actually I was almost crying on stage. I’ve never, ever felt like that. But it was just, you know? People sang the chorus back and they’d never heard that song before.
The Jack J Hutchinson Band! will hit the road in September in support of the album, heading to Brazil for a three week run, before shows in Spain.
London-based guitarist and songwriter Jack J Hutchinson is pleased to announced his new video and single, ‘Justified’. Released on 14
June, the track is taken from his forthcoming solo album, ‘Who Feeds The Wolf?’, which is set for release on 18 October.
They proceeded to pack in an impressive 16 tracks in all including a cover of Led Zeppelin classic Rock ‘N’ Roll which was released as a live recording in early January.
Wringing the most beautiful of notes out of his Fender, his gravelly tones layer each song with a serious message, albeit one that’s interspersed with laughter