London based folk singer and BBC Young Folk Award
nominee StevieRay Latham grew up in Devon
singing self-penned folk songs. His writing has often been described as 'beyond
his years' and has earned comparisons to the likes of Leonard Cohen and Bob
UK Americana legend Peter Bruntnell recorded StevieRay singing in his basement one night and eleven of these tracks became his debut album 'Modern Attitudes' which is released on 8th December 2014.
So far this year he has played alongside the likes of Willard Grant Conspiracy, My Darling Clementine, Peter Bruntnell, Brother and Bones, and at venues such as Green Note, Hootenanny, Notting Hill Arts Club, Dingwalls, Green Door Store, The Louisiana as well as festivals such as Truck, GoldCoast Oceanfest, Boardmasters and Palmfest.
"StevieRay is surely destined for stardom" - AmericanRoots UK
“An exceptional young talent... His 25 minute set of folk/blues material revealed a maturity far exceeding his young years with a vocal style that embedded perfectly into this style of music.” - Three Chords and the Truth UK
"This in-store blew us away - this young lad has lyrics way beyond his years would have you believe!" - Union Music Store
"Young mastermind of 60's folk, whose clever lyrics entwined with an effortless range of vocals brightened up my afternoon on the View stage..." - Alt Sounds
"The way he sings suggests a maturity beyond his years and the way he plays is nothing short of outstanding. If you're still wondering what he sounds like imagine Bob Dylan crossed with Leonard Cohen" - ERB Review
"StevieRay and his jangly guitar played the blues like a young Bob Dylan. The Saloon, a perfect stage for music that felt so intimate." - QroMag