Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters
AMANDA ANNE PLATT & THE HONEYCUTTERS FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY 2020
‘Amanda is so good it’s ridiculous. I don’t even know what words to use, her singing, song writing and presence is unmatched in American music today’ – Saul Davis, Record Producer (Percy Sledge)/ Manager (Gene Clark).
We feel extremely privileged to bring Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters back to Kirton. The band first came over to the UK in the Summer of 2017 and returned in 2018 after a phenomenal response to that first tour.
Based in Ashville, North Carolina, Amanda is a master story teller. Between 2015 and 2017 the band released three albums ‘My Oh My’, ‘On The Ropes’ and ‘Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters’. The albums contain 39 of Amanda’s own compositions and there is not abad song among them.
In May 2019 the band released a live album ‘Live at The Grey Eagle’ that captures the band at their finest, with trademark interplay between guitar and keyboards and driven along by bass and drums. Produced by Amanda it is one of the best live albums that you will ever hear.
The Honeycutters are Matt Smith on guitar and pedal steel, Evan Martin on keyboards, Rick Cooper on bas and Josh Milligan on drums. They are a band whose back catalogue is a match for anyone and they just get better and better.
And then there is Amanda the master song writer, not only because she finds unusual metaphors, creates cute word play and deep psychological meaning in her lyrics, but because her songs are so effortlessly conversational. There is no one like her. Her characters are alive and there’s always a balance of melancholy and hope in her songs. Her voice is fair magical, clearly enunciated with every word infused with poetic loveliness and made all the more appealing by the slight North Carolinian twang that causes syllables to rise and fall at the end of lines.
Advance Tickets for this concert are priced at £14 and can be obtained from the Costcutter store in Kirton, from Brian on 01652 649230 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.wegottickets.com.