After signing with Island Records two years ago, Pete Lawrie has been gaining public accolade with his two previous EPs. Now releasing his third next month, Pete discusses the influences behind his sound and how it's been like touring across the country this year.
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Pete Lawrie is a singer songwriter from Wales whose new EP 'All That We Keep' is released on August 16th 2010. Over the summer Pete and his drummer Elliot were set a challenge to travel from the UK to Spain in their campervan. Check out their travel diary and see how the pair got on.
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Pete Lawrie, no not the Irish Golfer, or Austrian American actor famed for his sinister or mysterious characters (That's spelt Lorre, I knew that!) drives East down the M4 to hole up in the big smoke once more to lay down his album of Southern Blues Country Folk Skiffle Hop Tronica! The Dordogne canoeing, table tennis loving appreciator of classic Nina Simone cuts, as well as the odd bit of Guys & Dolls the musical moves in with his band mates ...."Like the Monkees with worse hair doos" to turn his folk, blues and gospel flavoured tunes to the attention of a wider audience.
Welsh Liverpudlian Lawrie has been trying to get the album finished now for more than a year. To help it on its way he has put out his latest single from it 'All That We Keep'. Having been 'discovered', and signed by Rollo from Faithless Lawrie has struggled to get closure on the album due to creative proliferation. It seems nailing down the final few tracks has not been easy. At least they agreed on a single.
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