Cambridge Singer Songwriter Elliot Porter Follows His Band’s Successes with New Forthcoming EP Keep Going
Following extensive indie radio play, a UK tour, radio chart toppings and awards, Elliot Porter launches an EP the press area already excited about.
Elliot Porter is a singer songwriter based in Cambridge in the U.K who has just released a new EP called Keep Going.
Inspired by songwriters including Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Neil Young, Elliot Porter self-produces, blending emotive and powerful chord arrangements with catchy tunes and strong vocals.
Keep Going contains songs which are more earthy and reflective than previous work and has already had many positive press reviews.
The single ‘She Only Goes’ from Elliot’s debut E.P Sleeping Under The Stars, released in November 2012, immediately topped Cambridge 105FM’s unsigned chart for 13 weeks. Elliot reached the area finals of the Open Mic UK Competition.
Elliot’s band The Missing Pieces got established via a headline spot at Stortfest and an appearance at Brownstock, which earned them a residency in Portobello Road’s Acklam Market. Their next single ‘Joanna’ topped the Cambridge 105FM chart and got indie airplay from Cambridge to LA.
Elliot was nominated for Best Male Solo Artist at The Cambridge NMG Awards and appeared on their charity Christmas single, which featured on BBC Introducing.
Elliot toured the UK this summer, returning home to another NMG Award nomination. Keep Going includes a title track single and a duet with folk artist Melody Causton and backing vocals from former Bombay Bicycle Club singer Amber Wilson.
Performing on the EP alongside Elliot Porter on vocals, guitar and piano, are: Jack Daubney on bass, Tom Dulieu on drums except track one which was Stacy Plant, Dave Gerard on banjo, bass and guitars, Amber Wilson sings backing vocals, Rachel Lanskey performs strings and Keep it To Yourself was co-written by Melody Causton who also provides vocals.
Keep Going will be released on Matchbox Recordings on 23 November 2015.with distribution from Universal Music Operations.
Chris Grayston of Future Music says, “Elliot is a creative songwriter with a powerful vocal o drive through any song”. London FM and music journalist Ian Markx also rave about Elliot.
Here is the video for a previous release “Over Again”