In 2016, a box full of acetates was discovered by Fagan’s children in an attic at a former home. It contained original publishing demos from Soon, and the song “It Won’t Be Long”, an aching and wistful meditation on hope and temporality, with a rich country-gospel production by Joe Kookoolis and a soaring, emotional vocal from Fagan
The long lost 1968 debut album by singer-songwriter, Scott Fagan, once tipped to be bigger than Elvis, is set for release on 9th February 2024 via Earth Recordings. ‘South Atlantic Blues’ will be reissued on black vinyl for the first time in its original artwork, with an iconic portrait of Fagan by famed rock photographer, Joel Brodsky, following a widely celebrated, limited edition, 2015 reissue featuring cover art by Jasper Johns.
“A moving and impressive tribute” — The Guardian. A lineup of stellar acts (Robert Plant, Jacqui McShee, Robert Plant, Bernard Butler, Martin Simpson, host Stewart Lee, plus many more) and an appreciative audience gathered at the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday evening to celebrate the life and music of Bert Jansch on what would’ve been his 80th birthday.