James Fredholm announces UK tour
Single ‘Oars’ to be released 27th October taken from forthcoming album ‘Love Is The Answer’
Poetry Collection ‘ Uncaged’ to be published as a book alongside the single release
This inspiring, poignant single Oars, focuses on the artistry of a dreamer and his journey through life; exploring the burning questions of purpose and the strangling hold of money which leads so many of us to forget to live whilst chasing paper.
Born and raised in Austin Texas, James Fredholm first discovered his passion for music through the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughn and Eric Johnson. His inspiration has been drawn from his complicated life, colored by the cultures of Texas, London and Zurich – not forgetting his time in the army and above all experiences of love.
“Growing up in vibrant music scene of Austin, Texas in the 1970’s was a defining moment for me. I got my first guitar at 14 and couldn’t put it down, it just felt right, it was in my blood. Through those years I was a regular at the music clubs, so many known and unknown talents to absorb, including Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Johnson, Christopher Cross and the whole alternative rock and country scenes. I was playing in an acoustic trio and we made a little bit of a name for ourselves writing and recording jingles for local businesses. It was always a passion, despite my fears and insecurities’’.
His music is best described as emotional and arrestingly honest, from the heart. He brings a unique perspective, which together with his 1968 J50 Gibson acoustic guitar and harmonica delivers an intimate, edgy sweetness that gets easily under the skin.
Fredholm describes himself as a poet first, then musician, many songs of the forthcoming album ‘ Love Is The Answer’ taking their first steps in his book of poetry ‘Uncaged’ which is being published on the same day as the single ‘Oars’ is released.
James Fredholm takes to the stage for his debut UK tour: In The Round, alongside Emma Stevens, Megan O’Neill and Mark Sullivan starting in Southampton on the 12th October and finishing in Leeds on the 25th October.
Watch the lyric video for the stirring single “Oars” below.
Download a Digital Copy of the poetry collection Uncaged HERE
Catch James Fredholm live, alongside Emma Stevens, Megan O’Neil and Mark Sullivan on their ‘In The Round’ tour this October:
For all media enquiries and guest list please contact: Ben, Chloe & Maddie @ IAA: firstname.lastname@example.org & 01273 305752