Somerset Barnard [AUS]

Fre 13.11.2015 - 21:05
Musikbeitrag: freie Spende!

blues country singer/songwriter

Somerset Barnard's music does not lie - upon hearing his voice, you could be mistaken for thinking that you are in 1950's southern US-America, such is the grit in his voice and honesty in music and lyrics. The Country twang, the pedal steel, the guitar and his lyrics are not backward in coming forward. All the hallmarks of music of the time. His music is not an act of emulation, but purely what is coming from his heart and soul.

Take this back a step though - Somerset’s love for music began at a young age. Beginning by rifling through his father’s record collection, Somerset still recalls his desire to emulate his musical idols. “I remember listening to Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash and thinking that’s what I want to do. I started collecing old blues records and soon began spending all the money I had on exploring all different genres.”

Somerset spent part of his childhood in Santa Cruz, California, Somerset grew up and attended school in Brisbane. Despite this, country Queensland is where Somerset has found his home. “I love Western Queensland and love spending time with my friends out there.” he said.

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