Watch List: Jack Broadbent Proves The Blues Are In His Soul
Whether wowing people with his busking, racking up views online with viral videos or moving fans with his salt-of-the-earth charisma at live shows, U.K. blues singer/slide-guitarist Jack Broadbent is quickly winning over all who witness his talent. His voice being infused with a soulful, bluesy passion that is equal parts folky introspection and raspy emotion, Broadbent channels influences such as Steely Dan, Little Feat, Captain Beefheart. John Lee Hooker and Neil Young with a 'sold-my-soul-at-the-cross-roads' authenticity that is profoundly moving in its impact. Singing of life's vicissitudes and the turmoil of love and heartbreak with a heart-weary introspection and hard won insight as he showcases his effortless facility on the slide guitar - his busking videos have garnered millions of online views - Broadbent is building an ever growing fanbase through shows on both sides of the English Channel. Here demonstrating just why as he sits down for an intimate performance for Spiritual Sessions, Broadbent proves that there is nothing more compelling than the raw emotion that comes with singing from the soul.
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