Liam Blake Reviews

Radio Starlion – Live Review 27th September 2011

MARPLE CRICKET CLUB, BOWDEN LANE, STOCKPORT, CHESHIRE SK5 6ND I especially wanted to see Liam Blake, whom Alan Ovington has already interviewed for Radio Starlion (see link below) and who we are hoping to have in for an acoustic session soon. Fortunately the worrying breakdown and 20 minute standstill of my train from Manchester Piccadilly […]

Cross Rhythms Green Belt Festival Review – 30th August 2011

LIAM BLAKE – Performance Café – 1:00pm This was one of the sets I’d most wanted to see at Greenbelt. Those who’ve so far heard it are of one voice in proclaiming Liam’s ‘You And Other Stories’ one of the best albums of the year and all that was left for this reviewer to decide […]

Net Rhythms – July 2011

Lancashire born and now based in Glastonbury, singer-songwriter Blake is one of those people whose debut albums sound like they’ve been making music for years and will continue to do so for years to come. Influenced by the 70s West Coast sound of artists like Mitchell and CSN&Y but equally embracing Gershwin and George Harrison, […]

Cross Rhythms – 13th July 2011

This year has seen singer/songwriter Liam burst onto the scene with an unequivocally strong debut album which, in addition to summer festival appearances at Greenbelt and Glastonbury, points towards a promising future for the Somerset songsmith. BBC broadcaster Phil Jupitus recently described Blake’s voice as “achingly lovely” and the same goes for the man’s remarkably […]