Benjamin Clementine

UK singer Benjamin Clementine debuted in 2013 with the Cornerstone EP, and he's steadily been picking up a good amount of hype (especially on his side of the pond). A Guardian article mentions he got Paul McCartney's approval after his Jools Holland performance, was the most shared artist on Spotify the following week, and got a major label deal (Virgin EMI) shortly after that. Earlier this month, he picked up French award Victoires de la Musique for best new artist.

His debut album, At Least For Now, came out earlier this year, and it's beginning to garner some pretty positive reviews (like this one from The Quietus). The general consensus is that he sounds like a male Nina Simone, which is pretty spot on to us. You can check out the videos for two of his tracks, "Condolence" and "Cornerstone," below.

Clementine has a ton of European tour dates coming up, and he'll make his US debut on April 29 at BRIC House Ballroom in NYC. Tickets are on sale now.

All dates are listed, with those two videos, below...


Benjamin Clementine -- 2015 Tour Dates
Feb 25 Grüner Salon Berlin, Germany
Mar 05 Big Band Café Hérouville St Clair, France
Mar 06 Le Splendid Lille, France
Mar 10 Le Moulin Marseille, France
Mar 12 Le Bikini Ramonville, France
Mar 13 Le Krakatoa Mérignac, France
Mar 14 Paloma Nimes, France
Mar 15 Le Krakatoa Mérignac, France
Mar 17 Transbordeur Villeurbanne, France
Mar 19 Le Trianon Paris, France
Mar 20 Le Trianon Paris, France
Mar 21 Le 106 Rouen, France
Mar 24 La Laiterie Strasbourg, France
Mar 25 L'Autre Canal Nancy, France
Mar 27 La Cartonnerie Reims, France
Apr 01 The Barbican London, United Kingdom
Apr 13 Teatro Arena Del Sole Bologna, Italy
Apr 14 Elita Festival Milan, Italy
Apr 29 BRIC House Ballroom New York, NY
May 09 Le Botanique Bruxelles, France
May 10 Tivolivredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands
May 20 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Glasgow, United Kingdom
May 24 The Lantern Bristol, United Kingdom
May 25 RNCM Concert Hall Manchester, Uk
Jul 21 Arènes de Nîmes Nîmes, France
Aug 06 Cornbury Park Charlbury, United Kingdom Share
Aug 07 Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Park Oxford, United Kingdom
Nov 04 L'Olympia Paris, France

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