Steve Young

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Steve Young - Singer/Songwriter Blues Acoustic Pop Rock Alternative Country Live Act in London

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“A top talent” says Radio 2’s Bob Harris, “Sublime & Beautiful” according to Radio 2’s Janice Long

Steve Young is a globe trotting session guitarist, teacher & entertainer turned Singer/Songwriter. Early TV appearances with Lionel Richie & Peter Andre soon led to full time touring duties with world famous artists - most notably ex Savage Garden front man Darren Hayes which took Steve on trips around the world performing at the Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Brisbane QPAC, LA Roxy and many more and ending as co-writer on his last album in 2012

Since writing and releasing an EP in 2014 and crowd funded Album in 2016 Steve has performed at The London O2 - Country 2 Country Festival. Time Out London's 'Rising Stars of UK Country' Multiple shows at the Edinburgh Free Fringe, recorded live for Bob Harris' - Under The Apple Tree Sessions, opened for Carlene Carter (daughter of Johnny Cash's wife June Carter) as well as opening sets for Broadway Star - Ramin Karimloo, UK Blues Artist - Jo Harman, Brit Award winner Tom Odell (Help Refugees) as well as many solo gigs around the UK

In Jan 2017 he released his 3rd single from the 'Troubadour' album - a remixed & remastered version of 'In My Dreams' which has enjoyed radio play around the world including BBC Radio 2, Radio Caroline, Chris Country Radio and 100's of community / online stations

During Jan/Feb Steve drove over 5000 miles touring as Caffe Nero’s ‘Artist Of The Month’ playing at over 30 stores from Scotland down to Portsmouth. 2017 Festival appearances have so far included: The Cornbury Festival, Buckle & Boots Country Festival, TogFest and the Folk On The Dock Festival on Liverpool’s Albert Dock. In Nov 2017 he performed “Trembling Heart’ live on Radio 2 to 7m listeners

In May 2017 another Pledge Music Target was successfully hit and ‘The Great North Road EP’ produced by Justin Johnson snd featuring some of the UK’s hottest musicians was released as a ‘white label’ in August 2017

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“I first saw Steve at Chris Difford’s Songwriting Retreat and immediately recognised that he combines incredible guitar playing with warm and sensitive songwriting – he’s a top talent'”
– Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

“Steve manages to blend English reserve with American folk to come up with something truly authentic. If Jack Johnson came from Welwyn Garden City, this is probably what he’d sound like”
– Nik Kershaw

“Steve takes you on a wondrous journey throughout his songs, with his story telling lyrics and brilliant vocal delivery” – John Weller, Nevis Radio

We are loving Troubadour by @steveyounguk – deffo our #NewMusicFriday
 – The Yorkshire Times

My commute into London was made easy with this @steveyounguk . Listen to Troubadour by Steve Young on @AppleMusic – Tony Fisher, BBC Radio Essex

1 of the best albums of the year! Troubadour, plus Interview with Steve Young (@steveyounguk) a fantastic singer-songwriter with a killer new album!
Sound waves Review READ INTERVIEW HERE

YES!! ” New Country UK” likes “New Country” from Steve Young UK!!
Indeed, he is a fantastic artist and ‪#‎Troubadour‬ is a fantastic album!! GO GET IT!!
‪#‎NewCountry‬ ‪#‎UKcountry‬ ‪#‎AltCountry‬ ‪#‎NewSongs‬ ‪#‎NewAlbum‬ – New Country UK (Blog)

It’s what used to be called Americana, touching on traditional country, but losing the twang in lieu of pop/rock. So it’s more for Eagles fans than it is for Waylon Jennings ones. And there are some rather nice tunes here.
After a brief intro, you’re off into the album highlight, “Out Of Our Minds”, which is a driving seventies country rock tune of the highest order. He gets a bit more New Nashville with the poppy “In My Dreams”, which would get some heavy airplay if he was over there instead of over here.
He goes all acoustic further on with the likes of “Old Friend” and “Life Changes In A Heartbeat”, but where he lays his hat he lands on gold. An excellent release which should do him a power of good – The Rocker (Blog)

Those who helped fund this Pledge campaign album will be well satisfied with their investment. It is a superb collection of songs from a singer with a great ear for a tune, and an album that you’ll keep returning to for a long time to come – Chris Farlie, W21 Music READ FULL ARTICLE

The collection of songs has a cool groove and a bit of swagger. It’s the sound of a laid back summer day. If forced to give some sort of comparison, I’d say that Steve Young’s music is a dose of Billy Joel’s vocals and songwriting, a dash of John Mayer’s blues on the guitar, a helping of Poco’s vibe, and a lot of Steve Young’s own uniqueness – Soundwaves Review READ FULL ARTICLE

Steve Young’s debut album, ‘Troubadour’ is both moving and deeply personal, with thirteen tracks ranging in style from pop and rock to country, and probably everything in between – Essentially Pop READ FULL REVIEW

All in all, a very accomplished debut album and one that’s worth repeated listens. There’s clearly a wide range of influences and I think Steve does a fine job of modernising some of the great singer-songwriters, whilst still keeping his own sound. Unusually, there are very few negatives about this album, the production is solid throughout, the melodies and harmonies work very well together and the vocals (and lyrics), as mentioned previously, are exceptional. Certainly an artist to keep an eye on for the future – Gigs Bands & Tours READ FULL REVIEW

“A top talent” says Radio 2’s Bob Harris, “Sublime & Beautiful” according to Radio 2’s Janice Long

Steve Young is a globe trotting session guitarist, teacher & entertainer turned Singer/Songwriter. Early TV appearances with Lionel Richie & Peter Andre soon led to full time touring duties with world famous artists - most notably ex Savage Garden front man Darren Hayes which took Steve on trips around the world performing at the Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Brisbane QPAC, LA Roxy and many more and ending as co-writer on his last album in 2012

Since writing and releasing an EP in 2014 and crowd funded Album in 2016 Steve has performed ...

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Steve Young on Tour

  • 08 | 08 | 2018 Ipswich Blues & Roots
  • 09 | 08 | 2018 Ventnor St Catherines Church - Charlie Dore / Steve Young

Past Gigs Steve Young

  • 03 | 2018 Colchester Little Rabbit Barn
  • 12 | 2017 London The Bedford Balham
  • 11 | 2017 Bridgwater Bridgwater Arts Centre - Tristan Mackay / Steve Young
  • 11 | 2017 Arran Pier Head Tavern (Feat Artist)
  • 11 | 2017 Bishops Stortford Herts Acoustic Club (Featured Artist)
  • 11 | 2017 Edinburgh Live at the Loft (Feat Artist)
  • 10 | 2017 Leeds Brudenell Social Club - Tristan Mackay / Steve Young
  • 10 | 2017 Manchester Castle Hotel - Tristan Mackay / Steve Young
  • 10 | 2017 London St Pancras Old Church - Tristan Mackay / Steve Young
  • 10 | 2017 Wolverhampton Bantock House - Country Songwriters Night
  • 08 | 2017 Ventnor St Catherines Church - Charlie Dore / Steve Young
  • 08 | 2017 Liverpool Folk On The Dock
  • 07 | 2017 Oxford Cornbury Festival
  • 07 | 2017 Milton Keynes TogFest
  • 06 | 2017 Manchester Buckle and Boots Festival
  • 01 | 2017 London The Folk Highway
  • 01 | 2017 London Folklore Presents
  • 01 | 2017 London Spice Of Life
  • 12 | 2016 Isle Of Wight Reg Meuross/Steve Young
  • 12 | 2016 Isle Of Wight Steve Young Live
  • 11 | 2016 Nottingham The Rose Of England
  • 11 | 2016 Baldock Garden House Hospice Charity
  • 11 | 2016 London The Bedford Live
  • 11 | 2016 London Ronnie Scotts TV Nights
  • 10 | 2016 London Dublin Castle
  • 10 | 2016 Nottingham Scorpio Unplugged
  • 10 | 2016 London Folklore Presents
  • 10 | 2016 Derby Steve Young Live
  • 10 | 2016 Bishops Stortford Steve Young Live
  • 03 | 2016 229 The Venue - London Rising Stars of UK Country - Time Out
  • 10 | 2015 Rhodes Arts Centre Special Guest Support - Jo Harman
  • 10 | 2015 Bedford Balham Headline Set
  • 10 | 2015 Bridgwater Arts Centre Special Guest Support - Jo Harman
  • 09 | 2015 London Beer By The River Festival
  • 08 | 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • 07 | 2015 London Folk Fest Bedford - Balham
  • 06 | 2015 Hitchin Rhythms Of The World
  • 03 | 2015 London Country 2 Country Festival
  • 11 | 2014 New York City EP Launch Gig

Discography Steve Young

  • 2017 In My Dreams / Garden Of Love Single | Thirty Three & Third
  • 2017 The Great North Road EP EP |
  • 2016 Troubadour Album |
  • 2015 Hold Me Close Single | Thirty Three & Third
  • 2014 Little Things EP Single | Steve Young UK

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