Musician Chris Tavener to launch his new EP in home town

A CHESHIRE musician is established to launch his new EP in a hometown gig following thirty day period.

Chris Tavener, a satirical singer and songwriter from Northwich, will engage in at the town’s Salty Puppy on Sunday, May 22.

The 29-calendar year-previous, who now life in Manchester, will also be taking part in at the Knutsford Music Competition on Sunday, June 12, right after remaining invited by its organiser, BBC Radio DJ Mark Radcliffe.

Talking to the Guardian about his new operate, Chris discussed how the pandemic and its a few national lockdowns, experienced basically given him time to breathe and create.

“It is really a five song EP which I wrote through Covid,” he stated.

“As a touring musician, you do not get a great deal of time to sit down with a pen and paper and create.

“It can in some cases be a little bit chaotic, so it was just pleasant to be able to delight in that breather.

“And I feel some of the music are absolutely influenced by being trapped inside of.”

Knutsford Guardian: Chris Tavener will launch his new EP in Northwich on May 22 - Photo: Simon J NewburyChris Tavener will start his new EP in Northwich on May well 22 – Picture: Simon J Newbury

There is lots of humour in Chris’ function and he usually takes a satirical swipe at plenty of contemporary-working day challenges – like on the web gurus in the track ‘How to Actually Win At Life’.

He adds: “My music are by no means truly published from an autobiographical point of check out, but a lot more about the issues I’ve observed.

“The to start with single I’ve put out is about on-line life coaches.

“These conmen who exhibit this lavish way of living, when in precise truth they’re just offering a further concealed pyrimid scheme.

“The online video was a lot of enjoyment to make way too and we built that in Barcelona.

“The EP is basically known as ‘Easy Methods To Be Happy’ and its about these shortcuts to happiness.

“But the reality is, we know there truly usually are not any.”

Following a pandemic-enforced absence from doing live, Chris is also psyched to receiving again on phase.

“The last two yrs have been a little bit of a blackhole in that regard,” he stated.

“It has been excellent to get back again to it and feels like a extensive time due to the fact I have finished a massive, ticketed clearly show.

“I definitely really like Northwich and The Salty Pet dog and their total ethos.

“I have by no means actually done a headline demonstrate in the town, regardless of doing loads of gigs and festivals, so it feels well overdue.

“And following that I’m supporting a band referred to as Hope & Social at the Knutsford Tunes Competition in June.

“I have only labored with Mark a couple of periods so I was seriously pleased to be asked to be trustworthy.”

Tickets for the upcoming reveals and the EP – ‘Easy Techniques To Be Happy’ are obtainable on the internet at kingdom.