CLAYHILL - Northern Soul - (Eat Sleep Records) - Single Review

Northern Soul
(Eat Sleep Records)

This somber trio was the idea of two Alton Towers workers, one of which being lead singer Gavin Clark (previously of Sunhouse fame) who learnt all his singing skills from his grandmother; the Delta Blues legend of Basingstoke. 'Northern Soul' consisting of subtle instrumentals is built around Clark's soulful country tinged vocals, reminiscent of Kurt Wagner and to a lesser extent Ryan Adams. This

CLAYHILL - Northern Soul - (Eat Sleep Records) - Single Review

carefully crafted number that utilizes the lyrics; 'No rain is gonna fall' gives off a positive feel and will have people scampering around for a pen, in order to add Clayhill's forthcoming 'Small Circle' album to an anorak and Wellies that no doubt currently make up their autumn shopping list.

Catch Clayhill on tour this October;

01/10/04 - The Social, Nottingham
03/10/04 - CCA, Glasgow
04/10/04 - ICA; London
05/10/04 - The Gee Club; Birmingham
06/09/04 - The Roadhouse Manchester

David Adair

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