In UK he was one of the discoveries of 2011, his debut album "Every Kingdom" charted straight to #7 on the UK album charts. In this country, the first single "Keep Your Head Up" is already rotating strongly on the funk, and in early February "Every Kingdom" will finally be released Ben Howard, who grew up in Devonshire, in the southwest of England, is regarded as an acoustic guitar virtuoso. With his incredibly gripping voice he breathes new life into the folk genre, makes his songs light up and glow and makes sure that everything feels completely new and fresh and exciting.
"Light as a feather to dark: You can hum along with this Brit." [Rolling
Stone, February 2012]
"Not least of all, his accomplished playing on the six acoustic strings lifts him from the majority of his peers. The way the troubadour of the 21st century gently plucks his guitar and pecks powerfully, the way he sometimes transforms its wooden body into a percussion instrument, that is great class. A star is born!" (
Stereo, March 2012)
"The focus is on Howard's expert fingers and his warm voice." [music express, march 2012]
"Remember, you can also tap strings instead of just plucking them. Plus cello sounds and Ben Howard's high-pitched voice - atmospheric details that become tangible on the recording (audio, April 2012)