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Blair Dunlop – BBC award … ★★★★ Q … Australia

Posted by sgomusic on February 16, 2014 in News
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Blair Dunlop, BBC Horizon Award winner 2013 signs to SGO. “Dunlop’s writing, singing and staggering guitar are never overshadowed. A vital bridge between Brit folks first and latest flowerings.” ★★★★ Q Magazine. “This is a young folk star producing staggering guitar chops and blending them with poignant lyrics creating one of the best folk albums of 2012″ - Acoustic Magazine. ”An outstanding debut” Simon Mayo (BBC Radio 2). “The British folk scene has produced a series of…

Sadie & The Hotheads – Downton Abbey … Mike & The Mechanics

Posted by sgomusic on February 16, 2014 in Key Releases
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SGO Music has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey fame and her band Sadie and the Hotheads. The band’s new album ‘Still Waiting’ is released 10th March. “Everybody’s Got A Song” is first single. Sadie and the Hotheads are currently on a 24-date UK tour with Mike & The Mechanics.

Lúnasa – Waterboys … Springsteen … Alaska … Australia

Posted by sgomusic on February 16, 2014 in News
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Bruce Springsteen hired Lúnasa’s Cillian Vallely to sprinkle some piping magic on his 2014 album ‘High Hopes’. Bassist Trevor Hutchinson has been out with his old band, The Waterboys. The original band reformed for a European tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of their legendary album ‘Fisherman’s Blues’. Lúnasa roars into 2014 with a headline for Celtic Connections at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall; a series of shows across Alaska; a quick run to Australia with shows in Sydney,…

Big Country – “In A Big Country” steals the film

Posted by sgomusic on February 15, 2014 in News
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Big Country’s “In A Big Country” written and performed by the band – Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler and Bruce Watson, was licensed for the new indie film Land Ho!. Here are some of the reviews from Sundance Film Festival. ”The soundtrack, too, is a total winner with scenes punctuated by somewhat anachronistic – and yet totally right – electronic music including the film’s unofficial anthem, “In a Big Country”.”–The Film Experience. ”One of my favorite…

Pentangle – “Hunting Song” used in new Jimi Hendix film

Posted by sgomusic on September 5, 2013 in News
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Pentangle’s “Hunting Song” is in the film ALL IS BY MY SIDE, a drama based on Jimi Hendrix’s pre-fame years. The film stars Outkast’s Andre 3000. The song was written by the original line-up – Jacqui McShee, vocals; John Renbourn, vocals and guitar; Bert Jansch, vocals and guitar; Danny Thompson, double bass; and Terry Cox, drums. Pentangle were one of the most influential groups of the late 20th century. In 2007, the original members of the band were…

Barb Jungr – Dylan & Cohen 24.3.2014

Posted by sgomusic on August 23, 2013 in Key Releases
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Barb Jungr’s career trajectory hits an all-time high as the world from London to New York to Sydney recognises her genius … “The only word to describe her dramatic interpretations of “Dancing in the Dark,” “Everybody Knows” and “Tangled Up in Blue” is revelatory. Throughout much of the evening, I was open mouthed with astonishment.” The New York Times Dec 2013. Barb’s new album ‘HARD RAIN the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen’ is released 24th…

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