International blues, rock, soul guitarist, singer and songwriter Ben Poole is set to release his brand-new studio album Anytime You Need Me on September 14th, 2018 via Manhaton Records.
You can pre-order the album HERE.
The new album follows Ben’s critically acclaimed albums Time Has Come, 2016 and Live At The Royal Albert Hall which was recorded by the BBC in 2014.
Ben Poole has also released a video for his cover of the Don Henley 1982 single “Dirty Laundry”. The video is directed by Marcus Sweeney Bird of The Birdhouse Studio.
Ben Poole’s new album, Anytime You Need Me was recorded at Superfly Studios in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire and was produced and co-written by King King drummer, Wayne Proctor . “It was an absolute joy to work again with Wayne,” says Ben Poole. “He has a great ear and knows me well as an artist, and the result is amazing.”
The new studio album marks a point in Ben’s career where he feels he has really found himself as an all-round guitarist, singer and song-writer. The best representation on a studio record so far of the attitude, energy and excitement that he brings to his live shows. The album is a melting pot of rock, blues and soul but with a pop sensibility in the songwriting allowing it to feel accessible throughout. The overall sound showcases a lot of grit and a swagger, with special emphasis on guitar tones and instrumental performances from everyone who played on the album. Ben also co-wrote the album with writing partner Steve Wright. To celebrate the release of the new album Ben will embark on a 14-date UK tour in November and December 2018.
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 UK TOUR
Latest Music Bar, Brighton Wednesday 21 November
The Stables, Milton Keynes Thursday 22 November
Old Schoolhouse, Barnsley Friday 23 November
The Meeting Room, Elland Saturday 24 November
The Beaverwood Club, Chislehurst Wednesday 28 November
Oran Mor, Glasgow Thursday 29 November
Cafe Drummonds, Aberdeen Friday 30 November
The Green Hotel, Kinross Saturday 1 December
Früit, Hull Wednesday 5 December
Real Time Live, Chesterfield Thursday 6 December
The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber Friday 7 December
Half Moon Putney, London Wednesday 12 December
The Musician, Leicester Thursday 13 December
The Railway, Winchester Saturday 15 December
For more info on Ben Poole:
I'm a photojournalist who is passionate about music. I love the adrenaline of shooting live concerts. Photography has given me the opportunity to photograph some of today's most legendary bands, and entertainers. When I'm not photographing music you can find me on the runway shooting New York and Philadelphia Fashion Week.
Favorite quote: “Photography is a love affair with life.” — Burk Uzzle
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