Chris Flynn

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Chris Flynn - Alternative Live Act in Manchester

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"Singer/songwriter Chris Flynn sings bittersweet, poetic songs rooted in everyday life. His cinematic vision of a world which is urban, dangerous and beautifully disastrous will have you spellbound."

One of Manchester's most promising songwriters - Peter Jobson - I am Kloot
A stark Cohen-like delivery is perfect as it draws the focus into the words and the grain of the voice - Davey Ray Moor

Bittersweet Music - Bolton News

Evocative and Stunning - Salford Star

Star Quality, Highly Rated - Wigan Evening Post

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, Chris Flynn draws on rich Manchester music tapestry. - Mancunian Matters

Manchester’s Chris Flynn has casually strolled into the public eye with his single ‘Pandora’, it's a Waits and Costello influenced work of art - Gigslutz

‘Bittersweet, cinematic and memorable’ is how the press depicts Chris Flynn’s songs.

Chris synthesises the best songcraft from the North and takes inspiration from kitchen sink playwrights and musicians such as Tom Waits, Elvis Costello,The Smiths and Brecht. His single Pandora, released earlier this year was recorded at the legendary Blueprint Studios, with a stunning music video, starring Maxine Peake in the role of ‘Pandora’.

As well as writing new solo material, Chris is involved in a number of collaborations with a variety of artists, including Julianne Regan. The accomplished singer songwriter previewed his new album with guest musicians in 2014; following sell out gigs and acclaimed performances in 2013/14. Most recently his Manchester Lowry Theatre gig sold out and received critical acclaim. Chris also played a number of festivals in 2013 including Kendal Calling, Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester Fringe Festival and Salford Music Festival. As well as touring his new solo material Chris has been a special guest for various acclaimed artists including Grammy nominee John Fullbright.

The new album includes a number af artist collaborations including drummer Pete Marshall from (Paul Heaton) and hammond organ by Christian Madden, (The Earlies, King Creosote, Plan B, Tokolosh, the Animals and Steve Cropper).

"Singer/songwriter Chris Flynn sings bittersweet, poetic songs rooted in everyday life. His cinematic vision of a world which is urban, dangerous and beautifully disastrous will have you spellbound."

One of Manchester's most promising songwriters - Peter Jobson - I am Kloot
A stark Cohen-like delivery is perfect as it draws the focus into the words and the grain of the voice - Davey Ray Moor

Bittersweet Music - Bolton News

Evocative and Stunning - Salford Star

Star Quality, Highly Rated - Wigan Evening Post

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, Chris Flynn draws on rich Manchester music tapestry. - Mancunian Matters

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Past Gigs Chris Flynn

  • 03 | 2015 Manchester Eagle, Inn Chris Flynn and Special Guests
  • 05 | 2014 Salford Lowry Theatre

Media

  • Video Falling to Pieces (Dumped)
  • Video Pandora

Origin

  • Manchester GB