James Frost is an independent British folk artist whose delicate, fingerpicked guitar and dreamlike lyrics have attracted attention from BBC 6Music, Glastonbury Festival and leading online platform Folk Radio UK. His sound is reminiscent of quintessential English troubadour Nick Drake and mainstream success Ben Howard, offering both traditional and more contemporary elements.
He has toured extensively in recent years, both as a solo artist and as a band, playing shows with Martha Tilston, James Yorkston, Tiny Ruins and many other folk heroes. Bookings include stages at Glastonbury Festival, Secret Garden Party Festival, Folk East, Into The Wild, Norwich and Norfolk Festival and many other folk gatherings and festivals in the UK. Whilst living on the road, he has performed in a 700 year old Dartmoor chapel, at living room house concerts arranged by fans and to a naked audience in a festival sauna. He has a good few stories to tell...
In the studio, James has been privileged enough to work with legendary record producer Clive Langer (David Bowie, Elvis Costello, David Byrne) who contributed production to James' 2015 EP ‘Nameless’. Upon release, the EP’s lead single and title track was chosen as one of BBC 6Music Tom Robinson’s picks of the week, with the magical accompanying video premiered by leading folk blog Folk Radio UK to critical acclaim.
“Nameless EP...highly recommended. Buy it!” – Folk Radio UK
“A beautiful collection of songs, with diverse instrumentations and deep-rooted confidence in their performance” – FATEA Roots Magazine
"English folk, crisp picked guitar and a huskily introverted vocal...fans of Harper, Carter, Drake will love it" – Americana UK Magazine
All Of Our Hands (Live At Colourfest): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=147ES9i8ohw
Nameless (Official Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlrapSa9A7o