Luke is a Singer-Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent. 2016 was another great year starting with Kansas Folk Alliance, followed by a double-header tour with Amy Wadge then with Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, plus solo and Trio shows all over the UK and Europe. Luke’s third full album was released in November to much critical acclaim and the year ended with him being awarded the prestigious Fatea Male Artist of the Year. Read more about Luke here...


Tall Tales and Rumours

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All pre orders will be signed and sent out before the official release date of November 4th

Following on from 2015’s highly acclaimed 7 track EP “This Family Tree”, Luke Jackson returns with his trio for his third full studio album that promises to build-on his enviable reputation as a master storyteller in the vein of Richard Thompson, with a voice which, according to Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2, is reminiscent of Jeff Buckley.

This album demonstrates Luke’s assured and mature writing, tackling issues across the emotional and social spectrum, from the gentle and fragile to the brave and challenging. His distinctive voice goes from strength to strength, with increasing range and emotional depth.

There’s a more contemporary feel to the songs, but they are firmly rooted in Luke’s distinctive rootsy blues-infused sound, but it has a fuller feel than the previous releases. Luke doesn’t shy away from tackling difficult subjects such as Alzheimer’s in “The Man That Never Was”, suicide in “That’s All Folks” and mental health in “Aunt Sally” but this is beautifully balanced by uplifting delicate love songs like “Kansas” and “Better Man” and ends on a high note with the anthemic “On The Road”

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This is definitely Luke’s most complete collection of songs to date and will continue to consolidate and extend his reputation as one of our most influential and captivating young songwriters.

 

Track list

  1. The Man That Never Was
  2. Treat Me Mean, Keep Me Keen
  3. Finding Home
  4. Better Man
  5. Anything But Fate
  6. Leather and Chrome
  7. I Remember
  8. Aunt Sally
  9. Kansas
  10. Lucy and Her Camera
  11. That’s All Folks
  12. On The Road

CD RELEASE DATE – 4th NOVEMBER 2016

£10 plus £1.50 for UK postage

£10 plus £2.75 for European postage

£10 plus £3.75 for rest of the world postage

2 Comments

  • Kevin Rowe says:

    Hey Luke. Loved the show in Edinburgh back in August & nice to meet you to have your CDs signed afterwards. Just pre-ordered your new album so look forward to hearing some of the songs again from that gig & hopefully see you at next year’s Festival too. Take care. x

  • Martin COLEMAN says:

    Great to see you still making waves Luke, our whole family has really missed you since the Dunster days. Steve is releasing His new album at Dunster Castle on the 4th November, wish you could be there too. Have a great album release and look forward to receiving our copy and hopefully seeing you again in the not too distant future. Best regards Martin and Louise, Bossington, Somerset

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