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New Album Burnt Moth will be released on 20th January 2017

 
 
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Strange Readings From The Weather Station

 James McArthur & the Head Gardeners album released 2015.  The tracks invite you on a journey, with songs as changeable as the British weather

Buy CD here

Download album here

Also available at Rough Trade East London and as download

'McArthur makes lovely late summer music, cross hatched with sunlight and shadows' - Uncut magazine

As close as we'll get to a modern day Heron ★★★★            Record collector

 'Strange readings from the weather station is beautiful all the way through - I couldn’t recommend the album highly enough' - Adam Walton BBC Radio Wales Radio 

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Strange Readings From The Weather Station

 James McArthur & the Head Gardeners album released 2015.  The tracks invite you on a journey, with songs as changeable as the British weather

Buy CD here

Download album here

Also available at Rough Trade East London and as download

'McArthur makes lovely late summer music, cross hatched with sunlight and shadows' - Uncut magazine

As close as we'll get to a modern day Heron ★★★★            Record collector

 'Strange readings from the weather station is beautiful all the way through - I couldn’t recommend the album highly enough' - Adam Walton BBC Radio Wales Radio 

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Strange Readings From The Weather Station (Album) Released 2015

The tracks invite you on a journey, through rolling harmonies, shifting guitar, with  songs as changeable as the British weather.

The album was recorded at Hackney Road Studios in London, and Wickham Farm in Welling with Head Gardeners Johnny O' and Jim Willis. Featuring guest musicians Samantha Whates and Syd Arthurs' Joel Magill and Raven Bush.


Lawn Order  (4 Track EP) Released 2013

Recorded with The Head Gardeners, and Includes remixes by Tythe & Chris Coco.

 

'Very pretty!' - Lauren Brennan, Music Scheduler, BBC 6 Music. 
Totally in touch with his inner Simon & Garfunkel...there's a nice sense of innocence and dustiness to this that pulls at your heart' - The POP! Stereo Blog

Citizen Cained  (Single) Released 2012

Featuring the Head Gardeners, and guest musicians Mick Talbot & Marco Nelson.

B side 'Roll Another'  

'Shimmering in all the right places' Adam Walton, BBC Wales.
'A good intro to James, particularly for its pace and hooky guitar'  Jeff Smith, Head of Music, BBC 6 Music 

Plan Your Own Escape (Album) Released 2006

The debut album featured guest artists -  Kenwyn House (Reef),  Terry McGaughey (Millimetre) and Jess Noble.

 

 ‘James McArthur's release is a touching acoustic record featuring some very pleasant guitar parts and songs that grow and grow. The album contains some great pop moments too whimsically blending folk, pop and singer songwriter morbidity. Very nice stuff.’  Rough Trade

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Listen


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News


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News is...

New album Burnt Moth out Friday 20th January 2017

A Moorland records release featuring Head Gardeners Johnny O' and Jim Willis, with guest gardening from Joel Magill & Samantha Whates.

The title track has been previewed by Prog magazine and can be listened to here

Trees & Gold/Icicle by Samantha Whates on 10" Vinyl.

James McArthur & The Head Gardeners played on this great song by Samantha.

To watch the video for Trees & Gold:

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Events


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James McArthur And The Head Gardeners Live 

Shows for 2017 coming soon...

 

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