Dave Stewart will be back in Sunderland on Saturday 26th September for the launch of Dave Stewart Entertainment artist The Lake Poets debut album.  Recorded in Nashville, the self titled debut album will be launched at a concert at Sunderland Minster, but tickets are now sold out for the event.

You can order the album and other signed merchandise via the Pledge Music site here

The Lake Poets is the nom de plume of Martin Longstaff, a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter from Sunderland, England. An award winning and prolific writer inspired by artists such as Feist, Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Tom Waits, Villagers and Neil Young, Martin’s output as The Lake Poets is as haunting as it is beautiful. The quality and depth of Martin’s writing and his sophisticated ‘Song Noir’ sound has endeared his songs to all those who come across them; audiences are regularly moved to tears by the poignant and affecting themes of the songs and their heartbreakingly tender performances. – Find out more about Martin on his website here

Various BBC Radio Stations have played The Lake Poet’s music, here are just a few of the comments:

“Beautifully melodic, honest and emotional tunes about life, love and loss. Martin Longstaff is a new and super exciting talent” – BBC Radio 1

“We love a bit of misery around here, especially when it’s this beautiful” – BBC Radio 2 (Dermot O’Leary)

“Stunningly heart-breaking music. This album should take The Lake Poets to the next level, it’s where it belongs” – BBC 6 Music (Lauren Laverne)

You can also watch the latest video for the track Your Face below.