Richard Hawley @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 8 October 2009

Monday, 12 October 2009, 13:34 | Category : Live reviews
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Some things change, some things stay the same. Richard Hawley seems to have these in exactly the right proportions. His new album Truelove’s Gutter gets it exactly right. The familiar, late-night melancholic crooning that everyone knows from his previous five albums is present, correct and marvellous. But unlike previous long-player Lady’s Bridge which was basically [...]

Richard Hawley - Truelove’s Gutter

Thursday, 24 September 2009, 0:35 | Category : Live music, Reviews
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A new Richard Hawley album is always a big event in the Growl household. We’re both fans, but Mrs Growl especially so. She was the one who ran to the main stage at End of the Road when Bob Lind announced that Hawley and Jarvis were to be backing him up on a few songs. [...]

Singles Going Steady 33: Richard Hawley

Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 13:19 | Category : Singles Going Steady
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Although I’m well overdue another retrospective look at my singles collection, it seems timely this week to come to Richard Hawley. After all, the Sheffield balladeer has just announced the release of his sixth solo album, Truelove’s Gutter, which is due in September. Looking at the tracklisting, it seems a brief affair at only eight [...]