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Gigs & in store SALE

New Years greetings all.

I’ve extended the sale in store until the end of Jan 2020 so grab a bargain while you can, selected CDs are just £3.00 UK and £5.00. Overseas includes postage.

I have a few gigs coming up including a London date in Camden at The Green Note, a Bushwick Bookclub show, note 2pm – 4pm time slot] on Sat Jan 25th. Tickets here. Performers are invited to read a book [in this case Cull by Read More >>

End of Year Review 2019

Well that was the year that is almost over that was and I’d like to thank everyone here for engaging and supporting my musical endeavours throughout the last year, thanks for subscribing, sharing and spreading the word, its really very much appreciated. My new album ‘While You Still Can’ released in Oct is the first album I’ve consciously set in the here and now amidst the depressive stalemate of Brexit. I tried to reflect some of the issues, political opportunism, … Read More >>

Seasons Greetings & Christmas Sale

Hello everyone and seasons greetings all, thanks for continuing to subscribe to the website updates, here’s some good news, from 1st Dec all CDs in the VP Store [excluding the new album While You Still Can] will be priced at just £3.00 including postage [UK] and £5.00 [overseas]. If you’re looking for gifts, stocking fillers or to add to your collection please do while you still can. The offer ends end of 31st Dec 2019. In addition we have the … Read More >>

Small Acts of Unforgetting

The striking artwork for ‘While You Still Can’ was created by Manchester photographer  and long term VP collaborator Paul Cliff. The images come from a series entitled ‘Small Acts of Unforgetting’ The six pinhole camera images depict the present locations of addresses held by young men from Bury, Lancashire, killed in the first world war. Each of the young men has a dedication on the sleeve notes. In some small way the record acknowledges their sacrifice. Paul has made … Read More >>

Question Time

Here’s the brand new video for QUESTION TIME, taken from the new album WHILE YOU STILL CAN, a story song of sorts, a missing politician, the songs narrator under suspicion. Directed by Somerset film guru Richard Tomlinson with Glastonbury actor Katherine Ashworth stealing the sublime light. Hope you enjoy, please do share with friends if you can, tis always appreciated VPx

I was also lovely to hear Man Out of Time played on Gideon Coe’s BBC Radio 6 Music … Read More >>

Classic Rock

Not only is this Classic Rock Review of WHILE YOU STILL CAN beautifully succinct and flatteringly put together [the other bard of Salford is of course Dr John Cooper Clarke] but sits alongside two of my all time favourite artists Robin Hitchcock and Andy Partridge, the album is available right here right now… 

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New reviews review…

Some smartly written reviews coming in over the last few days,  from John Clarkson at Penny Black Music, Shindig Magazine, a nice little mention in Record Collector and a review in SLAP MAGAZINE. And theres a new video release for QUESTION TIME [ taken from WHILE YOU STILL CAN] coming on 15th Nov 2019. I will post here there and everywhere then, any re posts tweets and likes and comments always appreciated, thus tis the modern way. … Read More >>

New Album Release Details & Reviews

In case you missed the mail out here it is, and thanks as ever for the support and for checking in here…

I’m very pleased to say the new Vinny Peculiar album ‘WHILE YOU STILL CAN’ is out today Monday 28th October 2019 on 12’ Vinyl

[includes a download code] Digi Pack CD, via the VP STORE or via Bandcamp. It’s also available to download from iTunes, Amazon and many other online music providers. It’s also … Read More >>

Vinyl

I’m totally thrilled to report that the vinyl copies of the new album ‘WHILE YOU STILL CAN’ have arrived here and will be dispatched to all who have pre ordered on Monday14th October, thats a couple of weeks ahead of the digital release date of 28.10.19. The package includes a digital download code which should be available to utilise on the official day of release. I’ve played the record a couple of times here and it sounds great, there’s something … Read More >>

Pre Orders WHILE YOU STILL CAN

I’m pleased to report that the pre orders of the new album ‘WHILE YOU STILL CAN’ have been sent, please let me know when they arrive and feel free to announce on social media as every little helps. The CDs look great, the artwork by Paul Cliff is truly wonderful and comes from a series of images he created on the themes of loss and lost lives specifically the lives of young soldiers from the Bury & Prestwich area killed … Read More >>

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