10/10 from Americana-UK – “It is in many ways extraordinary”

“Seriously,seriously good with layered delights and a killer production.
Sometimes the best music comes from the left field. This disc arrives unheralded by PR nonsense and slips effortlessly into the slot. Within 5 beats pen is laid down and ears are pricked and they remain so for the entire album all 55 minutes odd of […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Interview With M-Magazine – a songwriter who dreamt of playing for Everton – football’s loss is music’s gain

“Alex Highton’s music – a rich blend of melody and soul – calls on a deep, melting pot of influences.

From Talking Heads and Penguin Cafe Orchestra to the Band and David Ackles, his music collection shows off a love for joyful eclectism, reflected in his own creations.

Alex’s story is one of loss during his […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Irish Times Review – 4/5 “Quirky, interesting and very enjoyable!”

“Alex Highton’s second album surfaced towards year’s end, but any waves of wonder were lost in the pre-Christmas shemozzle.

The Scouser singer-songwriter deserved better. His follow-up to the folky and bucolic Woodditton Wives Club (2012) changes tack to deliver a genre-crossing, inventive and lyrically adroit album, loosely themed around the question of the existence of […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

4 Stars in Mojo Magazine!

4 Star review in the latest edition of Mojo Magazine! Yes!

By |December 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Number 5 in Neon Filler Magazine’s “Best Of 2014”

“Now signed to fledgling UK label Gare Du Nord, Cambridgeshire based singer songwriter Alex Highton has taken his honest folk style to new levels for his second album. One of the most ambitious folk albums you will ever hear.”

http://www.neonfiller.com/wordpress/?p=10839

By |December 16th, 2014|News|0 Comments

“Nobody Knows Anything” is streaming on 3voor12. Go have a listen!

Really proud to have been accepted onto the 3VOOR12 “Luisterpaal” (which translates as “listening post”). It’s an ace Dutch magazine/site where you can stream a load of what they think are all the latest good records.

From what I can gather it looks like “Nobody Knows Anything” is third in their chart too, just […]

By |December 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

“A gratifyingly inventive and complex record – 4/5” – Songwriting Magazine

Songwriting Magazine gives “Nobody Knows Anything 4/5”

“Alex Highton’s second album sees him expand on the folk influences of his debut record to create a unique sound

Alex Highton – ‘Nobody Knows Anything’ album coverlex Highton’s debut album Woodditton Wives Club was a triumphant folk record inspired by the singer’s move to Cambridgeshire with his family. […]

By |December 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Nobody Knows Anything In “Jazzism” – Best Singer-Songwriter Album of 2014!

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Aesthetica Magazine Review

By |December 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Interview with We Close Tonight

The nice people at We Close Tonight asked me some questions about the album and what I’ve been up to. Here’s the interview.

http://weclosetonight.com/2014/12/05/this-is-alex-highton/

By |December 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments