Thursday, July 21, 2005

Local(ish) boy done good

Singer cooks up prize nomination
This was snipped from the BBC page linked above. The reoport is by Jonathan Morris BBC News South West.

Seth Lakeman: Kitchen enhanced album's gritty soundMercury prize nominees Chris Martin and folk singer Seth Lakeman were born only 30 miles apart in Devon, but occupy different parts of the music universe.

Martin's band Coldplay took 18 months to record their latest album X&Y, in eight studios in five cities including New York, Los Angeles and London.

Lakeman took three weeks to record his album Kitty Jay in the kitchen of his brother's cottage on Dartmoor for £300.

The Editor

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