Tim Ten Yen

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tim Ten YEN, also known as "TTY", is an English recording artist. He has been called the "Sensational Singing Salaryman". [1] He was championed by the English disc jockey Steve Lamacq as a "cult figure of the future". [2]

He grew up outside London. [3] His music has been called "devoid of pretention but full of original eccentricity" [4] while the post-punk musician Paul Hawkins has lauded his writing "joyous, catchy and indescribably wonderful songs that are simultaneously utterly universal and entirely unique". [5]

His debut album Everything Beautiful Reminds Me of You was released by Pointy Records in late 2008. [6] That same year saw the release of an EP Runaround Get Around on the Club Fandango label. [7]

His work has been featured in Flux Magazine , [8] Keep It Fast.com, [9] and RadioNowhere's Best of 2008 [10] and was included on Spinner.com "Ten Acts to Watch in 2010" as "a one-man Divine Comedy ." [2]

tim Ten YEN has toured with and opened in support of Carter USM and also for the group's lead singer Jim Bob's solo shows. [4] He has played the Reading Festival in 2006 [1] [11] and 2007. [12]

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