Our paradYse imprint is starting to build up, what we think is, an impressive catalogue of releases - Loyle Carner, Boniface, Marika Hackman, Blaenavon, Toothless, Cosmo Sheldrake! The latest to follow in their footsteps is Haslemere-based songwriter Bad News Club. His first song is a remarkable introduction, the heartfelt The Painter leaves a lasting impression, having been captured on an iPhone in its very first take.
At the end of last year I had a conversation with someone I hold very dear in my life. I came home straight after, wrote The Painter and recorded it live in my room onto my phone - and it’s that very first take that you’re hearing.
Bad News Club
Listen to the song in our new music playlists.
There's lots more music to come from him, in the meantime we'd highly recommend coming along to his debut headline show at Servant Jazz Quarters in London on 28 February. Tickets are available here.