MP3 Robin Auld - Diamond of a day
Award winning South African guitarist/singer''s new release. Music with the sun inside. African rhythms, Celtic melodies, roots, blues and pop, underpinned by distinctive vocals and wry lyricism.
13 MP3 Songs
POP: Folky Pop, ROCK: Acoustic
"Songs that sparkle...a genuine and unaffected flowing together of cultural strands" Unpeeled UK
"Sun kissed, generous of melody and well turned of phrase." Whisperinandhollerin. Ireland
Born to Scots parents in Zambia, Robin Auld is a prolific singer/songwriter and guitarist. He has had two number ones in South Africa, is a published poet and novelist and has received several awards. Recorded in Cape Town and New York City, Diamond of a Day is his first international release.
His sound is a contemporary mix of the singer/songwriter path and the warm African sounds that surrounded him. African rhythms pulse under Celtic melodies, high life guitar lines mix with country, blues groove tunes and straight ahead pop songs display Auld''s love of counterpoint and harmony. ..all while keeping his casual one-take production philosophy.
He took piano lessons at school in Cape Town before learning to play the guitar by listening to Hendrix and Neil Young. After school he immersed himself in the beach counterculture and considered becoming a pro surfer at one stage while doing a variety of day jobs from calamari fishing to leatherwork.
Currently based in London, he has performed at events such as WOMAD and the Cambridge Folk Festival, and has played shows in New York and Nashville.
He releases his music through his own label, Free Lunch. More info available at https://www.tradebit.com