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  • New Zealander Delaney Davidson is a troubadour who is all over the map, both musically and geographically, and has been for many years. The road he travels winds darkly through a sort of funeral folk, avant-rock ‘n’ roll, fringe country and eccentric ghost blues. This … Continue reading

  • Delaney Davidson is known for blues and country songs tinged with pathos, a wizened understanding of the human condition and a touch of humour. With his seventh solo album he continues to deliver all those, but with a more upbeat … Continue reading

  • Posted on August 2, 2015 by Leytonstone Ex-Servicemen’s Club – 22/7/2015 Nights like this shouldn’t work. A Wednesday evening in Leytonstone, upstairs at The Ex-Servicemen’s Club where nobody is taking money on the door. The bar dispenses cheap drinks, the … Continue reading

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  • 05Sep

    11891153_1001522263201911_6075655220632371864_nDelaney Davidson is set to unveil new album Lucky Guy next month and has announced two dates to support the record’s release. Lucky Guy was recorded at The Lab in Auckland and mixed in New York with Matt Verta Ray (Heavy Trash). Boasting a rhythm section of Ben Woolley and Joe McCallum, the record showcases a more stripped-back style from the troubadour.

    “Lucky Guy is about a wind change,” Davidson says. “I wanted to keep the songs short and to the point, more direct and remove some of the decorations I like to work with. The stories are more in the lyrics than in the music. It’s almost the album I should have released first.”  The 12-song album will be out on 4th September, after which Delaney will be in the country for two album release shows (and later comes the Church Tour). Here are the details…


    Delaney Davidson

    Saturday 5th September, The Darkroom, Christchurch

     

  • 07Sep

    46163Delaney Davidson is set to unveil new album Lucky Guy next month and has announced two dates to support the record’s release. Lucky Guy was recorded at The Lab in Auckland and mixed in New York with Matt Verta Ray (Heavy Trash). Boasting a rhythm section of Ben Woolley and Joe McCallum, the record showcases a more stripped-back style from the troubadour.

    “Lucky Guy is about a wind change,” Davidson says. “I wanted to keep the songs short and to the point, more direct and remove some of the decorations I like to work with. The stories are more in the lyrics than in the music. It’s almost the album I should have released first.”  The 12-song album will be out on 4th September, after which Delaney will be in the country for two album release shows (and later comes the Church Tour). Here are the details… Monday 7th September, Lucha Lounge, Auckland


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