Ed Harcourt

Born 14 August 1977.
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Ed Harcourt - Glastonbury highlights

Highlights of Ed Harcourt's Park stage set at Glastonbury 2013.

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Ed Harcourt (born Edward Henry Richard Harcourt-Smith on 14 August 1977, in Wimbledon, London, England) is an English singer-songwriter. To date, he has released six studio albums, two EPs, and thirteen singles. His debut album, Here Be Monsters, was nominated for the 2001 Mercury Prize. His music is influenced by Tom Waits, Nick Cave, and Jeff Buckley, among others.

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  1. Review of Back Into the Woods

    Back Into the Woods 2013

    Reviewed by Jaime Gill
    Harcourt’s sixth album features moments of deft, delicate brilliance.
  2. Review of Lustre

    Lustre 2010

    Reviewed by James Skinner
    Harcourt proves he’s a singer of uncommon charm on this fifth album.
  3. Review of Until Tomorrow Then

    Until Tomorrow Then 2007

    Reviewed by Lizzie Ennever
    A perfect collection of songs to demonstrate his huge repertoire.
  4. Review of Strangers

    Strangers 2004

    Reviewed by Richard Banks
    There's something about his melodic blend of romance and melodrama that's innately...
  5. Review of Here Be Monsters

    Here Be Monsters 2001

    Reviewed by Annabel Caulton
    There are glorious, uplifting love songs that pluck playfully at your...
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