Reviews for The Chronicles of Modern Life (CD/Download)

BBC Radio 2

"It really is a fabulous album...gorgeous" Janice Long, BBC Radio 2, 10-10-09 “...It's just great, it's great songs on it - JohnnieWalker, BBC Radio 2, 18-09-09. “It’s absolutely brilliant.....he’s found his voice!” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2 30-12-09 “Don’t...


“.... he is a fine songwriter with an acerbic wit when it comes to his take on relationships, work, life and how some of us are getting slightly older but not quite ready for it yet....this all adds up to make “Chronicles....” a very good album indeed. What helps make...


“Henry Priestman’s songwriting skills have been honed through work with cult acts and chart-toppers, and his wry observations have been finely tuned into the kind of songs it’s near impossible not to like." ****

Folk North West

“Outstanding from start to finish, it provides a vibrant vehicle for Priestman’s distinctive voice underpinned by great songs, great musicians, and great arrangements. Highly recommended.”

4 hours ago

Henry Priestman
#FromTheArchive: not looked in this old case for years (since I last moved in '87), so quite stunned to find it stuffed with badges & reel to reel tapes...mostly full of albums I'd taped off mates in my teens (delicious prog!) and Radio 1 "In Concert" shows, but also these 2 tapes of Yachts sessions, including the New York "reference mixes" (20 Jan 1979) of our 1st album (which we later added to, and remixed, back in UK), and also a tape from the Martin Rushent produced 2nd album (no idea what I'll find on that!). ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Henry Priestman
Just arrived, a new batch of the LP version (that's "vinyl" to you young 'uns 😉 ) of my debut solo album "The Chronicles of Modern Life", from the good people at Plane Groovy records.Individually numbered and signed...and till the end of January, a free copy of my 21 track "Settle Down" Live DVD included with it. ... See MoreSee Less
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