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Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Role  Singer-songwriter
Name  Peter Bruntnell

Years active  1995–present
Instruments  Vocals, guitar
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Born  26 January 1962 Wellington, New Zealand (1962-01-26)
Origin  Kingston upon Thames, England
Albums  Normal for Bridgwater, Peter and the Murder of Crows, Ghost In A Spitfire, Played Out, Retrospective, Ends of the Earth
Genres  Alternative country, Country rock
Similar People  James Walbourne, Danny and the Champio, Son Volt, Danny George Wilson, Richmond Fontaine
Profiles
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Record labels  Loose Music, Almo Sounds

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Peter Bruntnell (born 26 January 1962) is a British singer–songwriter born in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Biography

Bruntnell's family is originally from Wales; His family moved to New Zealand when his father, Owen Bruntnell, was sent to work at the British High Commission in Wellington for four years. They returned to the UK when Bruntnell was a year old, and settled in Kingston upon Thames. His great great uncle was Australian politician Albert Bruntnell who emigrated from Wales in 1888. Bruntnell also lived in Vancouver, Canada for a time. In the early 1990s, Bruntnell returned to the UK and formed the band Milkwood, although he soon reverted to solo work and recordings with Matt Backer and Felix Harper as the Peter Bruntnell Combination. He was signed by Almo Sounds, who issued his debut album, Cannibal, in 1995. He recorded a second album for Almo, Camelot in Smithereens (1997), before moving to the Slow River label for his 1999 album Normal for Bridgwater. The album was highly recommended by VH1's Bill Flanagan and by Rolling Stone's John Luerssen, and helped to establish Bruntnell with American audiences. The album was recorded with the help of musicians from Son Volt, a band with whom he has toured regularly in the United States.

In 2013, Loose Music released Peter Bruntnell's Retrospective album, featuring music from all Peter's albums to date. The album was preceded by a single and accompanying video of a re-recording of the song "Played Out", featuring Rumer.

Peter is married with three children.

Musical style

Bruntnell's music is often referred to as Americana, although it has also been described as country rock and alternative country.

Albums

  • Cannibal (1995), Almo Sounds - The Peter Bruntnell Combination
  • Camelot in Smithereens (1997), Almo Sounds
  • Normal for Bridgwater (1999), Slow River
  • Ends of the Earth (2002), Black Porch - The Peter Bruntnell Combination
  • Played Out (2004), Loose Music/Vinyl Junkie
  • Ghost in a Spitfire (2005), Loose Music/Vinyl Junkie
  • Peter and the Murder of Crows (2008), Loose Music
  • Black Mountain U.F.O. (2011), Manhaton Records
  • Ringo Woz Ere (2012), Domestico Records
  • Retrospective (2013), Loose Music
  • Nos Da Comrade (2016), Domestico Records
  • Singles

  • "I Will, I Won't" (1995), Almo Sounds - The Peter Bruntnell Combination
  • "Astronaut" (1996), Almo Sounds - The Peter Bruntnell Combination
  • "Have You Seen That Girl Again" (1997), Almo Sounds
  • "Camelot in Smithereens" (1997), Almo Sounds
  • "Saturday Sam" (1997), Almo Sounds
  • "By the Time My Head Gets to Phoenix" (1999), Slow River
  • "Played Out (featuring Rumer)" (2013), Loose Music
  • References

    Peter Bruntnell Wikipedia


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