Personalities | Badly Drawn Boy | Twenty-First Century | Rock
(Vocals, b. 1970)
Damon Gough’s charming Badly Drawn Boy alter ego found initial (if cult) success on the roster of the UK’s DIY Twisted Nerve label. A folk singer with allusions of grandeur, Gough sidestepped the tag of troubadour by soundtracking the About A Boy film (2002) and steadily learning to incorporate string sections and orchestras into his sound. He leapt from alternative oddball to daytime radio staple with ease, losing none of his songwriting skill, lightness of touch or allure in the process.
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