When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 10 September 2014
Where: Takk Coffee House, 6 Tariff Street, Manchester, M1 2FF
We’re excited to be bring Steven Adams back to Manchester – this time for an intimate solo show.
Steven James Adams has announced details of the release of his debut solo album. House Music will be released through The State 51 Conspiracy on Monday 1 September. Recorded primarily at Steven’s house in Walthamstow, with further sessions taking place at co-producer Neil Rogers’ Cambridge studio and elsewhere, House Music draws on a wealth of influences without ever sounding second-hand.
House Music was originally conceived as a stripped-back home recording, but soon grew into something more textured and far-reaching, showcasing both Adams’s songwriting prowess and his perceptive lyrics. The cover features an original work by acclaimed artist Dan Hillier.
With musical contributions from Vancouver ‘s JUNO Award-winning Dan Mangan, rising stars John Smith and Emily Barker, Justin Young of The Vaccines and Scottish musical luminaries Martin Green (from three-time BBC Folk Award winners Lau) and Inge Thomson, and more, the resulting record is ambitious, beautifully conceived and graceful.
House Music is Steven’s first ‘solo’ album. He started out in 2001 as frontman and principal songwriter in the much-lauded Broken Family Band – who released seven albums over the course of eight years – and more recently released two albums with his band Singing Adams.
Steven plays this intimate solo show in support of this debut solo album.
Support comes from fellow Hey! Manchester favourite Jo Rose, who will be releasing his debut album later this year.
Takk is an excellent new Icelandic-inspired coffee house on the edge of the Northern Quarter.