Tom Langford

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Tom Langford
Birth nameTom Langford
Genres Alternative rock, folk
Years active1990present
Labels GoDigital Records
Website TomLangford.com

Tom Langford is an American alternative rock/folk singer and songwriter. Paste magazine described his music as "somewhere between Nick Drake's fragile beauty and Leonard Cohen's wry, literary folk." [1]

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Biography

Langford first realised his love of song-writing in 1990, having lived in Italy and France for a year beforehand. [2] Initially he busked and played in cafés and bars in Europe. Whilst hitch-hiking, the driver who picked him up happened to his guitar, and dropped him at a house occupied by five other musicians. Within a few days of living with them, playing music all day, he knew that this was his calling.

When he returned to the United States, he played gigs around the Los Angeles area, but his touring expanded to other parts of California. [1]

XM Satellite Radio named him the Best New Acoustic Rock Artist for 2005. [1] [3] In 2006, Langford inked a deal with GoDigital Records, [2] a subsidiary of the GoDigital Media Group for exclusive worldwide digital distribution.

Discography

Albums

YearAlbum
2002Places You Know
2003Mercy To Be Found
2006Here Comes Memory
2007The Rock Garden
2007Along The Way

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Tom Langford". United States: MySpace.com. Retrieved 2008-12-29.
  2. 1 2 "Tom Langford". United States: GoDigital Music Group. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-12-29.
  3. "Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban, Ryan Adams, M.I.A., Fall Out Boy and Others Receive Top Honors From XM Satellite Radio's First Annual XM Nation Music Awards". SOURCE XM Satellite Radio via PRNewswire-FirstCall. Archived from the original on 27 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014. BEST NEW ACOUSTIC ROCK ARTIST: TOM LANGFORD