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Jimmy’s first UK tour kicks off on Monday Jan 20th. Details on the Live page. TICKETS HERE. (Tickets for the Green Note here). UK TOUR Press Release here.

This came out on US’ No 1 Americana website, NO DEPRESSION,  a few days ago… 

THE RECORD COMPANIES  APPEAR TO HAVE MISSED A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH WHO HAS A TIMELESS VOICE THAT WILL STOP YOU IN YOUR TRACKS…. IT’S ONLY GOING TO TAKE A SMIDGEN OF GOOD LUCK FOR A RADIO STATION OR MAJOR RECORD LABEL TO PICK UP ON JIMMY LIVINGSTONE AND HE WILL BECOME AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS  http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/jimmy-livingstone-one-eye-open-one-eye-closed
Jimmy appeared on the ROBERT ELMS show ON BBC London yesterday, Thursday 16th Jan. Listen here

 

JLivingstone poster

Following the single Desert Song, Jimmy’s debut album, One eye open, one eye closed, was released in March 2013. It was recorded between London and Los Angeles via Nottingham and the Mojave desert on borrowed time in studios, big and small, in lounges, garages, bedrooms, basements and a church.

There’s a lot of buzz about it ….

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH… ’Of more modern vintage is a very promising debut album from Jimmy livingstone, called One eye open, one eye closed. Black Country Girl is a highlight on an album that also features top guest musicians, including Doug Pettibone. It’s not hard to see why Lucinda Williams has chosen the Brit as the support act for her current tour’.
FOLKWORDS  ’Aside from the indelible richness of voice, alluring melodies and sharply discerning lyrics this album offers tales of life told with terrifying truth – and damn fine it is too’.

LOVE MUSIC LOVE LIFE…  ’It’s impossible not to listen to this album all the way through, and the craftsmanship and style is reminiscent of artists such the great Jimmy Webb, Roy Orbison and Neil Diamond. The raw, honest quality to the album is truly an eye (or rather, ear) opener and really is a remarkable piece of work. It would be a sin to not have this incredible musical memoir in your collection’.

MUSIC WEEK… ‘ A refreshingly down-to-earth, beautifully crafted and soulfully uplifting listen, One eye open, one eye closed is most definitely one to have in your collection.

 It was co-produced and mixed by Eric Liljestrand, Lucinda Williams’ producer. The musicians include Doug Pettibone from her band, Doggen from Spiritualised and Frank Zappa’s old brass section. Also Evan Jenkins (drums) from the Neil Cowley trio, Matt Round (bass) from James Morrison’s band and Pat West (guitar).

It’s now available on itunes , Amazon , Spotify  etc.