Alex Burey: One to Watch this Spring

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After his last sold-out gig Alex Burey has announced details of his second London headline show.  19-year-old Burey and his five-piece band will play London Fields Brewery on Thursday, 28th May. Also shared this morning is a video of debut single ‘Unspoken’ filmed at Alex’s last show at St Pancras old Church in January – by The Blind Club. Check it out here – it is quite, quite lovely.

Alongside his headline show, Alex and his band will also be performing at Green Man Festival this summer. Prior to that they play Dot To Dot and Live In Leeds city festivals this spring.

Full UK live listings as follows.

Alex Burey – Live  2nd May – Live In Leeds Festival, Leeds

22nd – 24th May – Dot To Dot Festival, Manchester/Bristol/Nottingham

28th May – London Fields Brewery, London (tickets) *new show*

23rd August – Green Man Festival

Alex’s recent debut EP ‘Inside World’ was written and self-produced at his home studio. The EP, which was released on his own label Pling Recordings, lifted effortlessly from diverse musical worlds – 70s psychedelic soul, sun-kissed folk-rock and jazz fusion to name just a few – and found Alex confiding stories from the fringes of London life amidst his beautiful, warm production.  Alex will announce details of his second EP next month meanwhile here is a reaction to ‘Inside World’ EP “Suggests a musical mind of much imagination and inventiveness. ‘Inside World’ is charming, with bags of sun-kissed soul, instrumental flourishes and melodic filigrees that’ll stay with you for a long time after hearing them”. NME “Appeared out of thin air with two of the most beautiful, warm and evocative tracks of last year…” i-D “One of the most exciting young talents we’ve encountered”. Hunger  “Thank God for Alex Burey… a glimpse into true teen romance”. The Guardian

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