And on the occasion of new album ‘Fishing For A Thank You’, ladies and gentlemen please welcome back one man with a guitar, writing songs that he claims ‘have the same chords and sound like Billy Bragg’.
Beans On Toast (known to his friends as Jay) blends dark wit with serious social and political satire based on a diverse range of subjects including cocaine, Tesco, London, gun crime, myspace, global warming and the Lake District.
A chum of folk-hero Frank Turner who namechecks our troubador in I Knew Prufock Before He Got Famous, Live Fast Die Old and To Absent Friends. And he’s also supported Frank at Wembley …
With song title inspiration straight out of a Half Man Half Biscuit Best Of, our superstar-in-waiting is a witty, engaging, genius performer with a deep, lived-in, growl-of-a-voice that makes Tom Waits sound like Minnie Mouse. Yes, we just ****ing love this man.
Rock Trivia: The UK eats over 90% of the world’s tinned baked beans.