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Dylan LeBlanc

Born 1990.
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Dylan LeBlanc speaks to Dermot O'Leary

Louisiana singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc joined Dermot to play live in session - hear clips from his performance and the full interview.

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Biography

Dylan LeBlanc (born March 9, 1990 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American singer-songwriter. LeBlanc hails from Shreveport, LA, but currently resides in Muscle Shoals, AL.

Dylan LeBlanc is an American musician and artist. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, LeBlanc began performing at age Fifteen. In Shreveport, LA and Muscle Shoals, AL he began performing at local venues. From a young age, LeBlanc watched his father perform at various clubs and bars. He became intrigued with musicianship and the way of life. At the age of Nineteen after parting ways with the band Abraham he acquired a vast amount of original material. Then, he was signed by Rough Trade Records who released his first album Pauper's Field.

At infancy LeBlanc's maternal mother and father divorced. Until the age of nine, LeBlanc lived with his mother in Blanchard, LA; a small town in the northeast corner of Shreveport. Working full-time cleaning houses, LeBlanc's mother raised Dylan and his two siblings. At the age of ten, LeBlanc relocated to Muscle Shoals, AL so his father could pursue his musical career as a professional country music songwriter. In Muscle Shoals, AL, LeBlanc acquired a unique musical education. He spent late nights watching musicians record at the studios where his father played on sessions for songs that he wrote.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Cast the Same Old Shadow

    Cast the Same Old Shadow 2012

    Reviewed by Leonie Cooper
    LeBlanc’s second album presents proof positive that break-ups aren’t all bad.
  2. Review of Paupers Field

    Paupers Field 2010

    Reviewed by Everett True
    Louisiana singer taps into Gram Parsons and Neil Young on a smooth debut LP.
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