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Stuart Forester is a South London singer songwriter in the folk storytelling tradition. Using mainly modal tunings such as DADGAD and DAAEAE on guitar and DDAD tuning on the mountain dulcimer.
Born in Cumbria and for the first three years of his life raised in mobile homes and tents in Canada and Alaska during the Forester family’s great adventure. Hull, East Yorkshire was the place he grew up. London is the place he now calls home. Stuart has previousley toured with bands throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. All these experiences have inspired tales of hope, death, the city and the sea.
This is what some of the folk greats have said about Stuart Forester.
"fucking awesome" - Dick Gaughan
"smashing song" (Star of the West) - Martin Carthy
"great fingerpicking" - Dave Pegg (Fairport Convention)
"brilliant stuff" - Wizz Jones
The album "A Yard of Ale" will be released on Melonstone Records May 1st 2013.