Aaron Wright
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Aaron Wright

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom | INDIE

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom | INDIE
Band Pop Singer/Songwriter


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"Edinburgh singer/songwriter's folky debut"

*** "Aaron Wright is going to stand out" - Q - Magazine

"Aaron Wright"

In fact Wright does remind me, powerfully at times, of Jim Noir, aka Mancunian Alan Roberts, whose Tower of Love album came out when he was about the same age and went on to soundtrack a zillion adverts and radio and TV shows - Herald Scotland

"New Music"

He's produced a masterpiece - Scottish Sun

"IndieLondon 4 out of 5"

Needless to say, the album boasts a very rich sound and an extremely rewarding listen. - Indie London

"**** Mojo Review of debut album"

University dropout makes scots pop royalty-approved debut - Mojo Magazine

"Aaron Wright Released Debut EP"

Wright’s debut output, then, contains five great songs, and an oddly effortless thing it is too. Musically, it sits nicely alongside the work of his band-mates, but also feels inspired by early-70s Paul McCartney, Harry Nilsson or Ronnie Lane. Yet there is a freshness to Wright’s material that makes pinning down what he actually does rather difficult - Entertainment-Focus

"Mp3 of the day"

I don’t think it was intentional but the track below, ‘Go On Yourself’, sounds as fun as the Beach Boys. And with horns, it doesn’t sound like the other surf pop bands on the scene right now. Pretty special. - There Goes The Fear

"The Kaje Talks to"

...Having been inspired by Simon & Garfunkel as a teenager, he learnt that there is more to music than marketing and attitude. Now working with some of Scotland’s finest, The Kaje took a moment to find out more... - The Kaje

"Aaron Wright "Behold A Pale Horse" EP Review"

The release of this 5 track debut ep by twenty three year old Scottish troubadour Aaron Wright will round off a summer of major festival appearances (Glastonbury, T in the Park, Latitude) in just dandy fashion.

Combining the pop elements of the likes of the Beach Boys but with the lyrical acidity of Billy Bragg, it's the sort of insane mix that could only come from a nation with a liking for deep fried confectionery. To be fair, Aaron is actually Canadian by birth, but his accent leaves no doubt of his real roots.

Ably abetted by a mini orchestra of players including Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake (bass / vocals) and Belle & Sebastian's Steve Jackson (guitar) and Mick Cooke (horns) the set has a the feel good factor of say, early 70's Paul McCartney, Harry Nilsson or Ronnie Lane. - get ready to rock


"Aaron Wright" Album out 4th April 2011 **** Uncut

"Trampoline" Single out 28th March radio play BBC 6 Music (Cerys Matthews)

"Behold A Pale Horse" EP out 25th October 2010 with radio play on both BBC 6 music (Gideon Coe & Marc Riley) and BBC radio Scotland (Vic Galloway).



Aaron Wright began his musical career like most singer songwriters, travelling around the local pubs and clubs singing everything from woody Guthrie classics to his own tunes and after more of his own tracks started to get a better reception he decided it was time to take it more seriously. After a couple of years of learning his trade on his own Aaron found a record label and a band that believed in his sound as much as he did and so Aaron Wright and The Aprils began. After many shows together they went into the studio to record their debut album which was produced by Francis McDonald (Teenage Fanclub) and includes guest performances from Belle and Sebastian, Camera Obscura with the mix of collaborations and influences of the likes of Dylan and Neil Young the album has a good mix of old and new. Also after playing many of the festivals this summer from Glastonbury, Benicassim, T in The Park to Lattitude they certainly feel they are starting to prove themselves at a bigger level.