Record Of The Week: Broomhead ‘Sweet Denial’

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This weeks record of the week is crowd favourite Sweet Denial released recently by Broomhead.

Formed in early 2017, Broomhead have gigged regularly around Manchester honing their tunes and building up to the release of their first recording Petrichor (Part I). It is the first part of a two part opus that will include 8 tracks in total .

The band consists of – Singer/ songwriter Dave Broomhead ( vocals, guitar and mandolin) Stuart Bray (guitar, vocals) Gareth Daniel (piano, synths, vocals) William Ellis (bass) and Ash Chopra (drums, percussion) . All members having extensive and varied experience in the music scene in a broad range of musical genres.

Taking influences from band such as R.E.M , Counting Crows and Paul Weller, Broomhead have created a sound that fuses; Rock, Blues, Folk and Country with the eclectic backgrounds of its members bringing in a wide range of other influences, from soul, funk, jazz and everything else in between.

In recent months the band have taken a break from gigging to focus on the recording Of Petrichor and worked with Pete Troughton at Studio Studio to produce a record they are all incredibly proud of which was released physically at their launch event on 18 th November (tickets via Skiddle) and via digital outlets from 19th November .

Broomhead next play:

9th December – Churchill ’ s – Bowness on Winderemere.

Always loved music live, enjoy all genre's. Adding photography into the mix has been more recent and enjoying combing the two together. Self confessed vinyl junkie, so if not down the front, often found searching through record shops.