07/04/14 update….I “heart” NZ!

Staggered to have got 2 amazing reviews from two New Zealand broadsheet papers. “CD of the Week” and 4½ stars in the only New Zealand Sunday broadsheet (Sunday Star Times)…and another 4 star review in NZ paper The Dominion Post: “Priestman occupies the territory somewhere between Ray Davies’ sardonic take on life and Nick Lowe’s sly humour”… Continue reading

The difficult second album is now available to buy from the usual places.

Henry’s House Gigs

10Henry has recently started playing private house-concerts and finds these some of the most enjoyable gigs he does.

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There's no greater compliment that can be paid to the album [The Last Mad Surge of Youth] than to say quite plainly that it's a really enjoyable album, one for repeated listening and guaranteed to touch a nerve of some sort for fans of a certain age who will enjoy the ponderings and contemplations"

Mike Ainscoe, Fatea Records


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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 14, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Just found out that the interview I recently did for BBC 5 Live's "Up All Night" programme was aired this morning...not earth-shattering but pleasant enough..3hrs 24mins in, if you're interested...(It was recorded before Hull City's FA Cup win yesterday, so doesn't quite make sense!)

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BBC Radio 5 live - Up All Night, 14/04/2014


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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 14, 2014 at 8:25 am

Safely back from a wonderful weekend in Scotland, with Ben Hughes...The Glasgow/Motherwell gig was amazing, as usual: thanks to all who came down especially my 17 year old nephew-in-law Donald Robinson really raised the bar when he reprised his beautiful cello part on "We Used To Be You" from the album. In this pic he appears to be saying "are you SURE about that chord, Henry"? His Dad John was no slouch on fiddle either!

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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 13, 2014 at 9:19 pm

Seems only right to post this today...have a listen, you just might recognize it! (Well done, City!)

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Hull City theme

the new hull city theme is out and its my first video!!!

Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 12, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Ben Hughes & me at Loch Leven today, braving the weather with a fine pint of heavy. Glasgow tonight. [Historic cultural note, the grey blob in middle of pic is actually the castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned]

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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 12, 2014 at 9:39 am

Moody and blue with Ben Hughes at last night's Kinross gig (that's Ben with the hair!)...thanks to all who came down (and Zoe for pic)..and onwards to Glasgow...must dash, breakfast stops at 10am!

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