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Richard Sanford

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Richard Sanford has been fronting 'The Diarys' for over a decade and has finally plucked up the courage to introduce a more placid, romantic side to his repeprouire by stripping it back to one man and a guitar. Over the last 6 months he has been working on a solo album. His style is inspired by some of the old great songsmiths. Dylan, Young and co. The songs have a sense of longing, loss and reaching for a brighter path.  He said, "playing these songs out for the first time not so long ago with shaky hands and a shudder in my voice gave me a whole different emotion than having a full band rocking behind me and I realise there is a vulnerability there I need to keep tapping into. It's never easy sitting up on stage alone but there comes a time when if you have the right material you are proud of it you just have to give it a go."

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The Grey Lady Music Lounge, Wednesday 4th November 2015
Richard Sanford, James Lattimer, Cracks In The Land, Matthew Hovenden