EP26 - Hunter & The Bear (Will Irvine)


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By Pete Bailey. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Welcome to episode 26 of the Wonder Junkie Podcast ft Will Irvine from Hunter & The Bear.

If you haven't heard of Hunter & The Bear before, they're inspired by artists such as The Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bruce Springsteen. Will & Jimmy started to write and perform as a duo. Jimmy took responsibility for lead guitar, mandolin and vocal whilst beside him Will not only played rhythm guitar but also kick drum and joint lead vocals.

That's a very short summary, but hopefully, you get the idea. Anyway, was really great to catch up with Will, have known him and the guys for a few years now and finally got a chance to say thank you for letting me use their song "Burn It Up" as the music for Wonder Junkie.

We chatted about a whole load of different things, from going to Uni in Newcastle, touring with Eric Clapton and how it can actually be harder to play in front of 5 people rather than 5000 people.

Their new album Paper Heart is out now and it's awesome, available on iTunes, Spotify etc.

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HunterAndTheBear

If you enjoyed the podcast, a review on iTunes would be schweeeet.

Cheers, Pete

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