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Ben Howard is tagged as: folk, acoustic, british, island records, communion

Devon native Ben Howard was raised by musical parents who exposed him at a young age to their favourite records from singer-songwriter artists such as Bob Dylan, Nina Simone and John Martyn. Howard began writing his own songs and after a short spell studying journalism, he decided in 2009 at the age of 21 to become a full time musician. After building up a reputation with his gigs across the UK, Howard was eventually asked to sign to Island Records. His first album, Every Kingdom , was released on October 3, 2011 and debuted at #7 on the UK album chart.
He is characterised by his odd way of guitar playing. He recently did a tour with Australian artist Xavier Rudd.
From Ben’s MySpace
“I was brought up in Totnes, South Devon. neatly nestled between the moors and the sea.
I travel lots, surf when I can, probably drink too much, definitely think too much, and at 22 still make irrational choices. I like the outdoors and the Autumn. I’m happiest at home with friends, and my favourite fruit would have to be a pear.
Musically I started playing and writing as a kid and it’s maybe the one thing that’s never changed. Mum was a big listener to all the greats- the likes of John Martyn, Joni Mitchell, The Rolling Stones, Simon and Garfunkel, Donovan etc so th...
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Top 10 Ben Howard Songs
The Wolves
Keep Your Head Up
Old Pine
Only Love
The Fear
Black Flies
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Top 10 Ben Howard Albums
Every Kingdom
The Old Pine E.P.
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