Folk Rock / Acoustic LP - Limited Edition 2x12" Heavyweight Coloured Vinyl in Gatefold Sleeve & Includes Download Code
Howard has matured into one of Britain’s most talented. intriguing and unpredictable artists who, on this third album, resisted any pressure from fans or his label to put a deadline on the new release. Instead he seems to have secluded himself in spaces that inspire that natural brilliance – from south west France to Sawmills Studio in Fowey, Cornwall - with his longtime band that feel, to the average Howard fan, more like family.
Naturally shy, at his live performances he tends to curl over his guitar and face the side of the stage, or away from the audience; engrossed in those gorgeous long stretches of instrumentation punctuated with just a few words at a time. Noonday Dream, which he produced himself with frequent collaborator Mickey Smith, captures those live shows more than any of his previous releases, with the clear, crisp touch on the piano; warm reverb on an acoustic guitar;