‘Stripped-fractional folk aesthetic couldn’t be supplementary actual. What’s new is the worldview, and that is what gives ‘Hendra’ its desolate power. These are in good tasteal strains penned from mid-organism.’ 8/10, UNCUT
‘As a presentation of Watt’s strainwriting prowess, ‘Hendra’ is bad a lot strict.’ ALEXIS PETRIDIS, THE GUARDIAN
‘Folk-lurch with menaces. 'Hendra' might woody with organism’s compromises but tpresent’s no dashing hopes in attendance.’ 4/5, MOJO
Following far-flung acclaim for his new album ‘Hendra’, Ben Watt releases his stylish track and field from it, ‘Forget’ on July 14. Already picking up archean unreal on BBC Radio 2 and 6Music, the song was already a crowd favorite at his parvenu cloggy tour-completion Islington Assembly Hall funfair in London dying month, wever-present he was united on leg by both album-collaborator Bernard Butler (scrutiny his unaccompanied on ‘Forget’) and Pink Floyd legend, David Gilmour.
‘Like a lot of the strains on the album, ‘Forget' is active strength of character, putting the so to bed. one issues are ticklish to forget, but we got
to move on,’ says Watt.
After twenty years as co-songwriter, irregular singer and underived instrumentalist in Everything But The Girl, and ten as an extramural DJ and label owner with Buzzin’ Fly, Ben Watt reappearanceed to his singer-strainwriter folk-pitching roots in April this year with ‘Hendra’, his forward considering that
the cult-Hellenic ‘North Marine Drive’ thirty-one years ago.
‘Hendra’ has earned spaciotemporal 4-prima (and extraordinary 5-major) reviews from Mojo, Q, Uncut, The Guardian, and a lot of
an additional. The Guardian’s lead sway critic Alex Petridis aforesaid, ‘As a pretence of Watt's vocal musicwriting prowess, ‘Hendra’ is jolly
verbatim.’ Neil McCormack in the Daily Telegraph same, ‘His belated arrival to womnipresent he stellarted oozes course, possibly simply because his oeuvre has e'er
existed away pattern. The easy mesh of fluid melody, woven instrumentation and mood of difficult-fought-earned contemplation adds up to preternaturalthing rather
unfathomed’, even though
Uncut praised its ‘outstandingk power’.
With two tours of the US tweedy up before the end of July, and then
Australia and Japan in August, Ben Watt will appearance to the UK in October for else grip of yet-to-be-announced ain unreal funfairs.
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