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Thursday, 10 March 2016
Brooks Williams - My Turn Now
BROOKS WILLIAMS -
Top Americana, Roots guitarist releases his new album 'My Turn Now' and UK tour
dates available in 2016/2017 Brooks Williams stands
WILLIAMS - Top Americana, Roots guitarist releases his new album 'My Turn Now'
and UK tour dates available in
Brooks Williams - 'My Turn
Brooks Williams stands on tradition but he doesn’t stand still. His
influences fly so fast and furious they blur. Like drinking whiskey from a honey
jar, you get both the sweet and the bite.
He not only tours like a hellhound’s on his trail, and creates a
super-charged music that is electrifying and fighting-fit. Brooks was born in
Statesboro, Georgia (the town made famous by country-blues legend Blind Willie
McTell), is a great singer. In 2013 he was nominated ‘best male vocalist’ by the
UK’s foremost roots-music mavens, Spiral Earth. AmericanaUK says, “he has a beautiful voice
that you just melt into.”
And he’s one helluva good guitar player, ranked in the “Top 100 Acoustic
Guitarists.” The San Antonio Light says that Williams is a “fret monster who has to be
seen to be believed!”
Brooks Williams writes songs that are a collision of roots and
evolution. Rocking. Economical. Ironic. The arrangements are tight, and yet the
performances are rich in blues pathos. Words like timeless, astute, archetypal
just about cover it.
Walking the line between blues and Americana, Brooks Williams has
worked stages worldwide for over 25 years, amassing a staggering back-catalogue
of songs, recordings and tales. With nearly 23 CDs to his name, fRoots says
Williams’ music “Americana at its