Johnny Flynn - Nu-Folk's Poster Boy
This literature influenced English entertainer has been the cause of excited
murmurings amongst UK music and theatre fans in recent years, going on to become one of the most talked-about artists on the
nu folk scene. Since 2008, the singer has been showcasing his lyrical proficiency across three studio albums with the help
of his band The Sussex Wit. Grab Johnny Flynn tickets now at StubHub UK to catch his emotional performances live at a venue
Johnny Flynn Biography - Fuelled by the Poetry of Yeats and Shakespeare
performer was born in South Africa but moved to Britain with his parents at the age of 3, where he developed a fascination
with music. After winning a scholarship at Winchester College, the artist was required to learn two instruments - the violin
and trumpet - before teaching himself the guitar. In the last decade he has emerged as one of the leading voices of the nu
folk movement alongside other folk heavyweights Mumford and Sons and Noah and the Whale.
His critically acclaimed debut
A Larum hit shelves in 2008 where it caught the attention of the music press. 2010 follow-up Been Listening
boasted a collection of ethereal tunes, including collaborations with Laura Marling on 'The Water' and Anna Calvi on 'The
Prizefighter and the Heiress'. Yet this sensational singer's talents don't stop there - he's an accomplished actor with plenty
of West End experience under his belt including a bevy of impressive roles in Twelfth Night and Richard III.
Set to co-star with Anne Hathaway in 2014 film Song One, his popularity on both the screen and stage is quickly increasing.
Citing the works of Shakespeare, Eliot and Yeats as major influences, this bard is winning over UK audiences quickly - snap
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