Elvis Perkins

Born 9 February 1975.
Elvis Perkins

Biography

Elvis Perkins (born February 9, 1976) is an American folk-rock recording artist. He released his debut studio album, Ash Wednesday, in 2007. Perkins subsequently toured in support of the album with his band Elvis Perkins in Dearland, composed of Perkins alongside multi-instrumentalists Brigham Brough (bass,vocals, saxophone), Wyndham Boylan-Garnett (organ, harmonium, trombone, guitar, vocals) and Nick Kinsey (drums, clarinet, vocals). The band released their eponymous debut, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, on March 10, 2009.

The band formed in Providence, RI around 2004 when Elvis moved to the East Coast upon completing Ash Wednesday, although the members have been friends and collaborators for many years.[citation needed] The band are currently based out of the Hudson River Valley of New York State, where Perkins is working on a novel.

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  1. Review of Ash Wednesday

    Ash Wednesday 2007

    Reviewed by Al Fox
    ...On this evidence, could well be a Johnny Cash for the 21st century.