Tag: John Smith

Video Premiere | John Smith – ‘Master Kilby’

Just a couple of days ago, singer-songwriter John Smith dropped his new album,¬†Hummingbird, for the world to lend its ears to. Replete with resplendent, acoustic storyteller’s music, it’s as much of a heartfelt humdinger as any for the For Folk’s…

Video | John Smith – ‘Hummingbird’ (Live Session)

On the day following the 2018 Cambridge Folk Festival, John Smith stopped by Moo & Two in Fromme, Somerset. Besides supporting an independent business with a hint of tea or coffee, Smith also hit the artisan brew house¬†with another goal…

Interview | FFS 5 Q&A with John Smith

Around this time last month, John Smith dropped the first tune from off of a forthcoming, soon-to-be-officially-announced album. ‘Willy Moore’ is an old-time American folk classic of uncertain origins, likely to have been written sometime during the early 1900s. Smith…

Premiere | John Smith – Far Too Good

John Smith doesn’t like to sit still for long. His fifth album, due out in May, will be called Headlong – a fitting title for a record written during touring stints with Lianne La Havas, Lisa Hannigan and others, not…

Interview | John Smith on new record Great Lakes

With first two albums, Matchbox Man and Map or Direction, John Smith (no more comments on the name, please god) built up a quiet but devoted following. With third full-length release, Great Lakes, the time has come for Smith to…

Live | John Smith @ St Pancras Old Church, London

We recently caught John Smith electrify a building so old and precious that it was delicately blasphemous of him to do so, really. He played a stonking set to in the endlessly beautiful (and sold-out) St Pancras Old Church, flanked…