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A singer-songwriter from Durban, South Africa, John has played his music all over the world. Following his 2010 solo debut "Come Out Fighting", his second album, an all-acoustic record named "Rural", was released in June 2012. A new song, "Get You", came out on Sony Records in 2012, and is followed in 2013 by a five-track EP, "Bush Telegraph", also on Sony.

 

RURAL

released 26 June 2012
Produced by John Ellis, Howard Butcher & Barry van Zyl
Recorded by Howard Butcher
Mixed by Neal Snyman in Hout Bay
Mastered by Rogan Kelsey at Lapdust in Johannesburg

Recorded at Peace Of Eden, Knynsa, South Africa October 25-27 2011 (except “To Aliena” & “Wonderful Place”: Recorded in Guy Buttery’s lounge, Umhlanga, August 2011)

JOHN ELLIS: instruments & singing
BARRY VAN ZYL: drums & toys

Additional handclaps by Jeni Harvey-Butcher & Judy Chatterton

Words & music by John Ellis
Published by Jellisongs
All songs © Jellisongs 2011

Artwork: Arno Jackson
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— Rural
Play  »  Backroads Backroads
Play  »  A Good Idea At The Time
Play  »  Landfall
Play  »  Any Minute Now
Play  »  Three-Day Rampage
Play  »  Come Home
Play  »  Rights All Wrong
Play  »  Never Had A Winter
Play  »  To Aliena
Play  »  Jack Kerouac's Blues
Play  »  Sure Enough
Play  »  We Are No A Nation Yet
Play  »  Wonderful Place
Play  »  Back of Beyond
— Protest Songs
Play  »  A LUTA CONTINUA * A LUTA CONTINUA *
Play  »  RIGHTS ALL WRONG **
Play  »  GOVERNMENT SONG *
Play  »  COME HOME **
Play  »  REBELS *
Play  »  WE ARE NOT A NATION YET **
Play  »  RANT *
Play  »  WONDERFUL PLACE **
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