Hobotalk: Homesick for Nowhere (Yellow Eye)

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Hobotalk: These Times Sure Could Break Your Heart
Hobotalk: Homesick for Nowhere (Yellow Eye)

The Scottish singer-songwriter Marc Pilley who is the hub of Hobotalk has a gentle way with his music: nothing feels forced or false, and the augmentation of his simple tunes by mandolin, violin, female backing singers and the like just bring these songs to life even more. A refined simplicity is the key here and you can hear why he was shortlisted for a Mercury Music Prize in 2000 for his debut Beauty in Madness.

My guess is that Hobotalk will go past just about everyone -- until he turns up for a tour or something.

Then many will say they've "always been a fan". Avoid the rush, get in now. 

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