It all started when…
Michael Baker is a 28 yr old Anglo-French singer songwriter from London, who following EP releases ‘Keys To The Kingdom’ and ‘Caroline ‘released his Pledge supported debut album Dust & Bone late last year. Co-written, produced and mixed with a variety of well-respected names, including Dan Brown (Massive Attack), Jim Lowe (Stereophonics,) Peter Vettese (Carly Simon,) and Ben Christophers (Bat For Lashes, Guy Garvey), Dust & Bone has been two years in the making with the ever prolific Michael whittling down over fifty songs to the very best ten. The album has had some fantastic reviews and support has come from The Independent, Sky Arts, BBC Introducing London and includes a BBC London live performance for Robert Elms daytime show and a Nomination for The Unsigned Music Awards Best Country/Folk category.
Michael has been long-listed for UMAS 2018 best Folk/Country act and recently was supported by BBC Introducing London and performed a live session for Robert Elms on BBC London. Michael has now launched a new Pledge to fund the recording and production of his second album, https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/michaelbakersalt
Working Title ‘Salt’ Michael says “Ever since i can remember i have had the idea of getting together with friends and musicians to make something truly special. With such an array of talented friends i have been privileged in knowing over the years it’s time to make album number two and give it everything we have got to create something beautiful.
Dust & Bone reviews
“A contender for any "Album Of The Year" award you care to mention. “ Fatea mag
“If you are a fan of Bon Iver or Ben Howard, you’ll love Michael Bakers Album“ HitTheFLoor
“Gorgeous, soothing singer-songwriter folk that would give Ben Howard a run for his money” – Tom Robinson (Fresh On The Net)
“Michael Baker’s music has a raw honesty that captivates you” – Mahogany Blog
“Michael was phenomenal, really blew us away“ - Adam Maestro Head of Booking Sofar Sounds
“It’s an absolute belter, one Bon Iver would be proud of“. Fresh On the Net
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