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Some artists are discovered in back room deals by industry insiders who package them and turn them into a commodity that the iTunes buying public can stomach. And some artists, like Manchester’s blue-eyed soulful son Daley, spring (nearly) fully formed from their own imagination with accolades from their peers.
He’s an old blues soul buried in the body of a young British man. He wears a planters hat – a gift from his sister – and overcoat everywhere he goes, evoking images a certain kind of man from of the Civil War-era South.
The story of an indie band who changed their name, their sound, their homebase and ended up on the final “Twilight” soundtrack.