Chris Blackwood releases new single and reveals first live dates for 2018

Chris Blackwood is a solo artist from Knaresborough, North Yorkshire and currently based in Manchester. Chris Blackwood has been performing acoustically around Manchester for the last three years resulting in the release of his debut single  ‘Unwinds’, which was his first foray into electric music. After this ‘Chris Blackwood’ went into the studio to create his self titled debut album ‘Chris Blackwood’ released in August 2017. Getting a band together, Blackwood has begun to tour the UK including headlining the Indie Week UK Festival at Jimmy’s and future live events stretching out into Europe and America The full band line up consists of: Chris Blackwood – Lead vocals, rhythm guitar Tom Rowbotham – Lead guitar Nathan Wilson – Bass guitar Ben Robinson – Drums His brand new single ‘The Writings on the Wall’ was produced by Dean Glover at Vibe Studios and is released on 1 December 2017. Vibe studios is run by Martin Coogan, former frontman of The Mock Turtles and brother to legendary Manchester comedian, Steve Coogan. Chris Blackwood’s influences include Oasis, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar, The Smith’s and Car Seat Headrest. Chris Blackwood’s music has been described as “Modern indie-rock that combines the […]