South West England based James Hollingsworth has a unique, exciting acoustic guitar style and a passionate, soaring singing voice.
As well as being a critically acclaimed songwriter, often with his skillful use of multi-effects and state-of-the-art Live Looping technology, he also performs soulful interpretations from his repertoire of 300+ covers, including solo acoustic Pink Floyd Nights.
Pink Floyd Night repertoire: Dark Side of the Moon (full album); Meddle (full album); Shine on you crazy diamond; Wish you were here; Astronomy Domine; Lucifer Sam; Bike; Run Like Hell; many others.
Covers set often includes: Dirty Old Town (Ewan MacColl/Pogues); Sit Down (James); Another Nail in my Heart (Squeeze); Human (Killers); Heart of Gold (Neil Young); I'm Yours (Jason Mraz); Weather with You (Crowded House); You can't always get what you want (Rolling Stones); A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procul Harum); Champagne Supernova (Oasis); Englishman in New York (Sting); Bad Moon Rising (Creedence); You can't catch me (Chuck Berry); Losing my Religion (REM); Hey Jude (Beatles); Mrs Robinson (Simon and Garfunkel/Lemonheads); Pick a part that's New (Stereophonics); Wish you were Here (Pink Floyd); Nothing Else Matters (Metallica); Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel); Let it Be (Beatles); Take it Easy (Eagles); Don't Stop (Fleetwood Mac); Moondance (Van Morrison); Waterloo Sunset (Kinks); Crazy Little thing called Love (Queen); and many more.
"Everyone commented on how fantastic you were and you really helped us create a great ambiance for all. Let's hope to do it again sometime!" - Simon
"No-one puts more thought and feeling into his songs, building up the texture of his pieces like a work of art. With his beautiful vocals, and his careful and precise guitar playing, a consummate performer. Superb singing & delicate guitar work... captivating" - Malcolm
"he plays a great range of music from folk and blues to rock and psychedelia" - Rose
"if you want to see someone who really knows how to use a 'looper' - check this man out - from creating WW1 dog fights through Peruvian mountain scapes to huge choral rock opera - and all with one acoustic guitar - just EPIC !!!" - Jason
"awestruck by his powerful lyrics, haunting melodies and refreshing onstage chat" - Kirsty