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

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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 22, 2014 at 8:13 am

I'm filming a gig at beautiful Settle Victoria Hall on Saturday, with a cast of thousands, for a possible DVD release...tickets are free (donations MOST welcome!), and still some available (see link)...we want to fill the hall and get a great atmos going!

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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 20, 2014 at 8:30 am

Gratifying that, even 2 months on, good reviews are still coming in for the album...(I'm onto the next one now!)

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Henry Priestman - The Last Mad Surge Of Youth | Album - Really Short Reviews


Check out the new album from Henry Priestman - The Last Mad Surge Of Youth. 7/10

Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 19, 2014 at 6:18 pm

So, if this music lark goes awry, always got something to fall back on...2 cheeky chappie salesmen earlier today, manning a stall at the car boot sale (with my mate Col "the merch"...no tat, mind...well, perhaps just a little!)

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Henry Priestman
Facebook IconApril 18, 2014 at 8:31 am

Looks like that mythical band Amber & Black have settled their differences and had another stab at that difficult 2nd single (30 years after the first one)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIhZKu60QQM

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The City's On Fire (2014) - Amber & Black

After 30 years, Harry Amber and Mark Black (The Tigers Are Back) have a bash at that difficult second single.

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Facebook IconApril 16, 2014 at 8:25 am

A memento from the other night's show at Berits & Brown in Motherwell...the "Henry Priestman Gig Menu" (many people ate before the gig)...the beer-battered fish 'n' chips were exceptional!

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