It’s an intoxicating brew that he makes his own in this collection of wonderful quirky songs that make up ‘Broke’ released on 7th June 2019
These are songs that are full of detail and a life lived in scuffed shoes, rainy towns and the magic of the everyday. Songs about small talk, being skint, doomed affairs and the sweetness of falling in love over a cup of tea.
“Sounds like an updated version of something that Stiff records would have released in the 70’s.” Steve Lamacq
“Think Baxter Dury’s warped kid brother.” The Times
“A talented, self-taught singer-songwriter” Guardian
“Lavene has the lyrical smarts and the bark of an Ian Dury, the incisive wordplay of a Costello and the deadpan pop of Madness” Louder Than War