Rock n Reel Review

Here’s a nice new review from ROCK N REEL MAGAZINE of Return of the Native, nicely put together by Boff Whalley, July 2018.  Read More >>

IRISH TIMES REVIEW

Thrilled to get a highly commendable 4/5 star review in The Irish Times from the esteemed pen of Tony Clayton Lea. The album is available to buy/stream from Bandcamp or from this site    

Album: Return of the Native

Artist: Vinny Peculiar

Label: Shadrack & Duxbury

Genre: Rock

Let’s hear it for the man who has the wisdom to name his record label after the fictional undertakers firm in Keith Waterhouse’s 1959 novel, Billy Liar. And join the dots, if you … Read More >>

New Reviews

Three new review highlights for RETURN OF THE NATIVE this week from Mike Davies at folking.com ; Mike Ainscoe at Fatea Records and from John Clarkson at Penny Place Music The album seems to be gong down a treat so far. Lets hope it continues, I never take these things for granted. RETURN OF THE NATIVE is available on CD from this here site and to download from all the usual digital music suppliers including Amazon and iTunes. Theres also Read More >>

Return of the Native 1.6.18

Excited to announce that the new album ‘Return of the Native’ comes out on 1st June 2018. The release date was set back a month on the advice of my press agents Piranha in an attempt to synchronise dates and timings regarding magazine reviews. I guess we’ll see how much of an impact it has as we go on. The record can be bought on CD from the VP store or downloaded from the usual iTunes, amazon and the … Read More >>

All Kinds Of Everything

Dearest blog/diary readers the new album Return of the Native is coming of age June 1st 2018. We’ve been playing songs from it at recent gigs and they are going down really well. Reviews are starting to trickle in including a cover image and some lovely words from Will Munn in SLAP MAGAZINE  

 

So here’s another gentle pitch to remind anyone who hasn’t yet to buy it. Its available on a rather plush digi -pack CD from the VP Read More >>

Return of the Native

New album ‘Return of the Native‘ is now here in the physical sense , you can listen stream and pre order via the Bandcamp link, or pre order the CD directly via the site –  pre ordered CDs will be released end of April. Please do support  and share with friends and of course spreading the word on social media is always appreciated. The band on the album are the same band I’ve used for the last three releases. … Read More >>

Trust A Fox

Selected images from the Castle Show on 16.3.18 by Trust a Fox Photography, the  work of ace photographer Nige Sanders. Check out more of his work here. Read More >>

Malvern Winter Gardener

 

Heres the ‘Malvern Winter Gardener’ video shot by  regular VP associate  Andy Squiff  in a lovely garden in The Forest of Dean. We did approach Malvern Council but they wanted exorbitant fees to film the hills so we made some pragmatic choices. The song looks back at the iconic venue Malvern Wintergardens where I saw many of my early gigs, the song unfolds through the eyes of a faded old rock star gently reminding the listener of former glories. … Read More >>

Return of the Native

Warmest greetings all it’s a real pleasure to be able to announce that the new Vinny Peculiar album ‘Return of the Native’ will be released on 4th May 2018 on Shadrack & Duxbury. Its been something of a labour of love this one, having had a few technical hiccups along the way I finished mixing and editing it appropriately at a local Studio in Pershore, just a few miles from Worcester with Dave Draper, who’s attention to detail was impeccable. … Read More >>

Seasons Greeted

Seasons greetings everyone subscribers, website readers, social media trackers, I hope you all have a grand old Christmas time and New Year. … Heres an update on things Vinny Peculiar. Its a been a rather stop-start year for me in terms of making new music, back here in Worcester I found a young band played a few gigs which were fun but ultimately not sustainable. I played a few solo shows here and there too but the majority of the … Read More >>

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