It’s hard to believe that Paolo Nutini is still only 22-years-old, for he has already achieved so much, from his hometown of Paisley (Scotland) to Carnegie Hall, from BRIT award nominations to supporting Led Zeppelin at their infamous O2 reunion show.
He returns this summer with his wonderful new LP ‘Sunny Side Up’, the follow-up to his 2006 debut album ‘These Streets’, which has sold over 2.3 million worldwide including over 1.3 million in the UK.
Written by Paolo ‘Sunny Side Up’ was recorded in a host of places including Ireland, Wales, New York, LA and Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios in Bath, which is reflected by the celtic sway and motown feel to the album. It was produced by Paolo and Ethan Johns (Kings Of Leon).
‘Sunny Side Up’ is a record full of warm sentiments and dazzling sounds, courtesy of Paolo’s band The Vipers, tied together by Paolo’s distinctive vocal, one of the most unique vocals to come out of the UK for many years, a mesmerising soulful voice that has no equal - he has never sounded better.
‘Candy’ is one of the many standout tracks, infectious and beautiful in equal measure. Other highlights include the soulful swing of ‘Coming Up Easy, ‘Pencil Full Of Lead’ sees Paolo’s vocal bounce along at its show stopping best and ‘Worried Man’ is a heart pulling ode enhanced by strings and the tear in Paolo’s voice.
In support of his new LP, Paolo makes festival appearances in the US (Coachella) and in the UK (T in the Park, Oxygen and V) and will be touring the UK in May.
May 2nd – Lincoln Engine Shed
May 3rd – Preston 53 Degrees
May 8th - Liverpool Academy
May 11th – Norwich UEA
May 12th – London Electric Ballroom
May 13th – Bristol Academy
May 14th – Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
May 16th – Aberdeen Music Hall
May 17th - Kilmarnock Grand Hall
May 18th – Dunfermline Alhambra
May 19th – Inverness Ironworks
May 20th – Glasgow ABC
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