London-based label Fretsore Records has released Scottish singer-songwriter Jack Henderson’s new EP Sharkey’s Parade. The EP is preceded by the first single “Jesus and Jezebel”, Jack’s droll take on daytime TV and will be promoted with a series of tour dates across the UK.
Also a skilled guitarist and producer, Henderson has performed and recorded extensively across North America, Europe and Australia, including multiple tours with Americana band Over The Rhine, rootsy Canadian outfit Cowboy Junkies and shared stages with the likes of Buddy Miller, Sarah Mclachlan and Ron Sexsmith. He has recorded in New York with Patti Smith’s producer and bass player, Tony Shanahan and worked with Marc Ribot, (Tom Waits, Elvis Costello), Tony Garnier (Bob Dylan, Paul Simon), Jon Graboff (Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow), David Mansfield, (Bob Dylan, T-Bone Burnett, Bruce Hornsby).
Henderson has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine and has had his music played on BBC’s 6 Music by Tom Robinson.
‘There’s an ageless quality to Jack Henderson’s songwriting, reminiscent of Leonard Cohen’s wittier moments, or even early Tom Waits in his barfly-poet persona’ – Clash Magazine
‘Henderson is a crooner and a rocker, a romantic and a raconteur singing dark, moody songs’ – Maverick
Jack Henderson – Sharkey’s Parade EP