John Smith's music is available on all major listening platforms. 

CDs, vinyl records and digital downloads are available for purchase directly from the artist on the STORE page.

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New album HUMMINGBIRD

releases Oct 5th in Europe, early 2019 rest of world

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Headlong (2017)

Moving towards the electric guitar and a lean, tight production from Sam Lakeman, Headlong references classic rock and pop with John’s British Folk inflections throughout. 

Features the songs Far Too Good and Save My Life.

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Great Lakes (2013)

Produced by John and engineered by David Wrench (David Byrne, Caribou) Great Lakes was recorded in a chapel in the hills of North Wales and The Church Studios in London, exploring lush string orchestration.

Features the BBC Radio-playlisted Great Lakes and Salty And Sweet.

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Eavesdropping (2011)

Recorded in Bassist Jon Thorne’s Manchester dining room over a few days, this album is a collection of the covers John has played live over the years. 

Features a lapsteel arrangement of Tim Buckley’s Song To The Siren and The Stone Roses’ Waterfall.

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The Fox & The Monk (2006, reissued 2010)

John’s first record, made for £300 in a freezing loft in Liverpool. 

Features To Have So Many and the live favourite, exploratory lap-guitar piece Winter.

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Map or Direction (2009)

John and producer Jason Boshoff (Lisa Hannigan) set off in a car across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi to record under bridges, in haunted museums, on twilight porches and in Bamboo forests. Listen out for gunshots. 

Features A Long Way For A Woman and live favourite Axe Mountain.