"It’s very important to me to play with other musicians, many of whom are among my closest friends. I don’t want to have to choose, but I’ve played with Victor Nicholls (Scarp, Evening Star) for 25 years pretty much non-stop and he’s the go-to guy when I have any kind of idea or project in mind. An amazing musician. "
Paul James, Living Tradition magazine
"Transcending time, culture and genre, Paul James and the Drowned Lovers stretch folk music to the edges of definition; fusing samples, blistering rock, prog, jazz, indie .. and traditional song in a white-hot melting pot of songs about death, love - and death caused by love.."
Newbury Weekly News
Victor Nicholls deserves particular mention for his robust electric guitar on the instrumental Once There Was a Lone Wolf, which summons up the decaying corpse of 80s Jethro Tull and drags it into uncharted experimental territory
Peter Shaw, FolkRadio
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NEW BIG HAIR ALBUM WITH HARRY DAWES:

"Autumn Left", a new album of beautiful improvisations with the extraordinary, lyrical Harry Dawes (Tongues of Fire and Wire cover stars, Pram, on trombone and theremin). Released June 2019 and available at a very reasonably price here

PAUL JAMES AND THE DROWNED LOVERS - CONCERT DATES:

Tour dates in Lincoln, Stowmarket, Hastings, Bracknell, and Belgium. We're playing in November 2019 and March 2020. Up to date info here:

PLAYFORD LIBERATION FRONT

The wonderful sounds of dance music from the 17th century. Party like it's 1699!
Cecil Sharp House, London - 18 January 2020