Johnny Flynn is a country-blusey folk act from South London, signed to Vertigo. The mild-mannered ex-actor from Hampshire via Wales fronts The Sussex Wit which includes sister Lillie on backing vocals and Flute. Multi-instrumentalist Johnny played in Emmy the Great’s band before leaving to form the Sussex Wit and being replaced by Noah and the Whale’s Tom Hobden.
Band members: Matt Edmonds, Adam Beach, Joe Zeitlin, Lillie Flynn and Johnny Flynn
Influences: John Fahey, Vaughn Williams, Langhorne Slim, Feste, Diane Cluck, Velazquez, The Pixies, The Roche Sisters, Matt Edmonds
Discography: A Larum (buy from Amazon)