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Fish's music defies trends and fashion, it's a brave statement in these days of banal musical small talk.

Always a maverick artist and consummate performer, Fish has achieved a high level of success during his 30 years in the music business and the fact that he is capable of creating an album - 13th Star - regarded by many as the best in his career to date is testament to his enduring talent, resilience and determination.
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Photos by Ami Barwell - for press use and promo only.

Photo taken on June 27th at Cabaret Du Capitole, Quebec City, Canada by François Angers

Photo taken on June 12th at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO, USA by Steve Navarre (web site)

Photo taken on June 9th at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, USA by Steve Cozart

Photos taken on March 20th at Komedia, Brighton, England by Shanley Driscoll

Photos by Hannah Wilkinson

Photo by Tony Marsh

Some of these photos are by Lars K. Lande
"Perhaps Fish's greatest talent lies in his lyric writing. His introspective lyrics, often dealing with his own personal problems and addictions, can in many cases be considered fine poetry..." Steve Johnson, Wikipedia

"...being at one of his gigs is like being entertained by a boisterous host at a particularly loud private party." Graeme Smith, S1play

...there are times when Fish produces moments of such magic that you realize that only a veteran would know how to deliver such a moving experience after all these years. Britsound

...he'll never be fashionable. Whether it was as the lead singer of Marillion, or during his solo career, Fish has always been unjustly looked down upon by the music press at large. It's their loss: as one of this country's most charismatic and versatile acts, Fish has produced a body of work which rivals that of any contemporary. Paul Rose

"It's all great fun, and the crowd loved it. But in full flow Fish prowls the stage, a sinister and brooding figure. Dynamic and powerful, he roars out the lyrics with undiluted passion, at all times in total control of the crowd. A national tabloid recently suggested that Fish was no longer relevant to the music industry. If that is true then the music industry has lost touch with great music, entertainment, passion and lyrics that make you stop and think." Edinburgh Evening News

Few artists have achieved near-mythic cult status in the way that Scottish singer-songwriter Fish has. Hip

As a lyricist, Fish has always been heartfelt, poetic and prolific, repeatedly focusing on both deeply personal issues and wider social themes, shrugging off accusations of 'sixth-form sentimentality' to produce some of the most emotionally honest and moving verse to breach the UK mainstream... Scrawl

Backed by a highly competent band, his material was a heady and often epic new age Celtic rock...
My companion, who hadn't heard of him until then, suggested that if the same songs had been performed by a pretty 20-something they would be lauded as the next big thing. Be this as it may, it was good to see time hasn't diminished one of rock's truly original campaigners.
Brighton Argus

A dynamic personal presence, both off and on stage... IMDB

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