Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist, Martyn Joseph returns to Cecil Sharp House for a much anticipated show on 28 November.
Ahead of the show, Joseph, known as the 'Welsh Springsteen' told us a little about his musical influences, recommendations and his forthcoming album of Springsteen hits, Tires Rushing By In The Rain.
Passionate, committed storytelling with an ear for the underdog
Probably Springsteen but Max Boyce was the one that pulled me in first
Too many but its not things like chart positions..more like playing in the Favela above Rio and being guarded by drug barrons
You cant run from it..its always there..we call it 'Hiraeth'..the love of the land or the longing of the soul to return home.
Manic Street Preachers Rewind The Film.
Bruce Springsteen in Cardiff.
Check out Paper Aeroplanes.
For a long time I have included the odd Bruce cover at shows. It was though many kind folk saying you should record them that the idea hatched and I have resisted a while. then Dave Marsh, Springsteen friend and biographer said he would write the sleeve notes and that was that. Though I held my breath for a while its doing very well and even the critics are being kind.