Featured Artist: Jake Bugg

Written by Rory Burbeck | April 8, 2013

Following a strong showing at SXSW 2013, 19-year-old British singer-songwriter Jake Bugg makes the stateside release of his self-titled debut album this Tuesday, April 9. Jake Bugg debuted at Number One on the Official UK Albums Chart last October. Bugg said that he “was shocked” when he found out about the number one album ranking. Influential LA non-comm KCRW tapped him for their showcase on the SXSW Radio Day Stage on March 13. A “spectacular eponymous album” according to MoonProject, Jake Bugg also received critical acclaim from BBC and The Guardian.

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