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Single review – Darrin Bradbury ‘Breakfast’

I’ll be brief, I Iove this. I hadn’t heard of Darrin Bradbury til this morning and now i’m hooked. I love the simplicity, the lyrics, the honesty, the wit, the vibe, the voice, the slide guitar, the country flavour, the lot.

This is his 2nd single we’re told, so i’ll be eagerly seeking out the first as I have seen that he is also playing my UK hometown in November, so I’ll be going – even just to hear this little ditty. Luckily for me and any others more ahead of the game here, his new album is due out before he hits these shores as Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs, is slated for release on September 20th via ANTI- Records.  He will join Texas songwriter Jarrod Dickenson for a UK tour beginning in London, following U.S. dates supporting John Moreland (full schedule below).

There’s no point waxing lyrical any further, its a wonderfully simple song that any of us could have written sitting at the breakfast table.. but most of us haven’t got the imagination, simplicity is a skill.

Full tour dates:
Aug 23 – Nashville, TN – WMOT’s Finally Friday
Sept 10-15 – Nashville, TN – AMERICANAFEST
Sept 30 – Baltimore, MD – Creative Alliance *
Oct 1 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere *
Oct 4 – Garwood, NJ – Crossroads *
Nov 22 – London, UK – The Cavendish Arms ^
Nov 23 – Broadhempston, UK – Broadhempston Church ^
Nov 24 – Shrewsbury, UK – Henry Tudor House ^
Nov 25 – Manchester, UK – Gullivers ^
Nov 27 – Halifax, UK – The Lantern ^
Nov 28 – Norwich, UK – Waterfront Studio ^
Nov 29 – London, UK – The Cavendish Arms ^
Nov 30 – Liverpool, UK – Prohibition Recording Studio ^
Dec 1 – Glasgow, UK – The Blue Arrow ^
Dec 2 – Edinburgh, UK – The Voodoo Rooms ^
Dec 3 – Newcastle, UK – Cluny 2 ^
Dec 5 – Bristol, UK – Rough Trade ^
Dec 7 – Belfast, UK – Ulster Sports Club ^
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* supporting John Moreland
^ supporting Jarrod Dickenson

Talking Dogs & Atoms Bombs is available for pre-order today.

Track listing:
1. Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs
2. Breakfast
3. Hell’s More or Less the Same
4. The Trouble with Time (feat. Margo Price)
5. Strange Bird
6. Nothing Much
7. The American Life
8. This Too Shall Pass
9. Motel Room, Motel Room
10. So Many Ways To Die (Frozen Pizza)
11. Dallas 1963

darrinbradbury.com / anti.com

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