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Badly Drawn Boy Shares New Song “I Just Wanna Wish You Happiness”

Banana Skin Shoes Due Out May 22 via AWAL; Live Video for the Song Also Shared

Apr 24, 2020

Badly Drawn Boy (aka British singer/songwriter Damon Gough) is releasing a new album, Banana Skin Shoes, on May 22 via AWAL. Now he has shared another song from it, “I Just Wanna Wish You Happiness,” as well as a separate video of him performing the song solo in an empty venue. Listen and watch below.

10 Best Songs of the Week: I Break Horses, Perfume Genius, Waxahatchee, The Radio Dept., and More

Plus Margaret Glaspy, Shura, Moaning, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 20, 2020

Welcome to the eleventh Songs of the Week of 2020. How’s everyone doing out there? It’s definitely scary times. We know we should stop watching the news, but we can’t stop watching the news. The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread and not everyone is taking it seriously enough. More

Mar 20, 2020

Badly Drawn Boy (aka British singer/songwriter Damon Gough) has announced a new album, Banana Skin Shoes, and shared its title track, “Banana Skin Shoes,” via a video for the new song.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wye Oak, Mitski, Katie Gately, Ellis, and More

Plus Sorry, Badly Drawn Boy, Waxahatchee, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 24, 2020

Welcome to the third Songs of the Week of 2020. It was a mixed week for new songs. There were certainly some good tracks this week, but few that screamed Top 10 of the week. More

Jan 24, 2020

Badly Drawn Boy (aka British singer/songwriter Damon Gough) has returned with a brand new song, "Is This a Dream?," his first new song in seven years, via an animated video for the lush track.  More

Badly Drawn Boy Announces December Tour Dates

It’s What I’m Thinking Pt. 1- Photographing Snowflakes Out October 12

Oct 05, 2010

Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, is set to start touring North America this December, starting in Boston on December 1st and finishing up in Los Angeles on the 16th. The tour will be promoting the first edition of Gough's trilogy. More

Badly Drawn Boy Gets Animated in “Too Many Miracles Video”

It’s What I’m Thinking Pt.1: Photographing Snowflakes, out 10/12

Sep 16, 2010

Badly Drawn Boy’s Damon Gough gets animated new video “Too Many Miracles” a cut off upcoming cumbrously named album, It’s What I’m Thinking Pt.1: Photographing Snowflakes (out October 12th via The End).  More

Aug 23, 2010

Damon Gough, otherwise known as Badly Drawn Boy, has revealed details regarding his first studio album in four years. Set to be released October 12 on The End Records, Part 1 - Photographing Snowflakes will be the first of the It's What I'm Thinking trilogy. More


Interviews

Jun 16, 2020

In the year 2000, once everyone’s Y2K fears were assuaged, Badly Drawn Boy appeared on the music scene, fully formed, with a stunning debut album, The Hour of the Bewilderbeast. That album walked off with the UK’s highest music accolade, the Mercury Music Prize, leaving Coldplay’s Parachutes and Richard Ashcroft’s solo debut, Alone With Everybody in its dust. More

Badly Drawn Boy

Smoke Before Fire

Feb 03, 2011

You can always hear Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, smoking cigaretteseven if you can't see him. Speaking from his home in Manchester, England, the crackle of the 41-year-old British musician's omnipresent cigarette punctuates his sentences as he blows smoke into the phone. We interview Gough about his new album (It's What I'm Thinking Pt. 1), living life in the public eye, developing humility, and how he thinks he's wrong about everything. More

Oct 01, 2006

More than just a cheeky reference to Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. album, Badly Drawn Boy’s Born in the U.K. is Damon Gough’s assessment of current world affairs as filtered through the eyes of a quintessentially British songwriter. More