Radio, Gigs and Reviews update

Finally the new album ARTISTS ONLY is out, pre ordered CD’s posted, download links unlocked, streaming options available and it feels so good to finally share the songs with everyone, especially with people here who remain supporters, mailing list subscribers and website checkers, thanks as ever.

On the Radio front Radcliffe and Maconie played A Bigger Splash today 15th January and Mark praised and plugged enthusiastically. I felt really chuffed as I listened along on catch up. Heres a link. 

The January Sale continues via the STORE with CDs at £3.00 each [UK], £6.00 [overseas]. Vinyl at £15 [UK] £20 [overseas] all prices include postage.

Gigs are coming in slowly, we have a little run March April in Manchester, Worcester, Wirral, Northwich all the ticket info details here

Reviews/ features  are coming in slowly, today we have a fabulous Mike Davies Review via

‘Once again, this album reinforces the claim for Wilkes (and his alter ego) as one of the finest and most individual and literate voices in contemporary English music, a writer with an eye for the small detail as well as the big picture. “We all need a little more art in our life”, he sings. This is most definitely one to add to your collection’. Mike Davies

I enjoyed speaking with Tony Clayton- Lea for his feature in The Irish Times, I have a bit of moan about the modern world, relentless social media and self promotion, but it seems to have gone down well will my fellow musicians who like me are never entirely comfortable with promotional expectations nowadays…heres a link

I did an extensive interview with Malcolm Wyatt, for The Lancashire Post, and for his own online magazine heres a link, Malcolm’s overview was illuminating, we talk song to song on ARTISTS ONLY. He really liked 15 Minutes, we talked Warhol, Nico and Mo Tucker.

Sean Hannons review of ARTISTS ONLY  for +hi fi Magazine was rather special, I love Seans writing, here’s the review. .

I’ll post more reviews here as they come in. Thanks as ever for supporting ARTISTS ONLY, means a lot. The site here has the CD links, the Vinyl is expected in the Summer, if you prefer vinyl I can add you to the list. I’ll also add a pre order vinyl link to the site once I have a date. VP x

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