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    Piers Faccini

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    Genre:Jazz, Ethnic/Folk
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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Where Angels Fly lyrics
    2Come My Demons lyrics
    3A Taste Of Honey lyrics
    Piers Faccini feat. Camélia Jordana
    4If I lyrics
    5Uncover My Eyes lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Two Grains of Sand [2009]
    2Leave No Trace [2007]
    3Between Dogs And Wolves
    4Tearing Sky [2006]
    5Songs Of Time Lost (&Vincent Sagal)


    A soulful and expressive singer/songwriter whose music fuses folk, acoustic blues, and West African textures, Piers Faccini was born in England to Anglo-Italian parents, and moved with his family to France when he was five years old.

    A graduate of the prestigious King's College of Our Lade of Eton, in 1997 Faccini began making a name for himself on the London music scene with the group Charley Marlowe, which featured Faccini, spoken word artist Francesca Beard, guitarist Lucas Suarez, and percussionist Frank Byng. While Charley Marlowe earned a passionate following on London's acoustic music circuit for their unique blend of poetry and music, Faccini, who had been writing scores for British television on the side, felt constrained by their approach and left the band in 2001 to write and perform on his own.

    In 2004, Faccini released his first solo album, Leave No Trace, through the French Bleu Electric label and toured extensively following its release. Faccini signed an American record deal with the Everloving Records label and played a number of shows in Europe with like-minded U.S. musicians Ben Harper and Jack Johnson. J.P. Plunier, who had produced sessions for both Harper and Johnson, signed on to produce Faccini's second full-length album, 2006's Tearing Sky, which featured backing vocals from Harper and accompaniment from several members of his band the Innocent Criminals. When not busy with his musical career, Faccini is also a visual artist who has exhibited his paintings of landscapes and portraits. Mark Deming, All Music Guide

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