Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg (born Jake Edwin Charles Kennedy 28 February 1994) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. His self-titled debut album, some of which was co-written with songwriter Iain Archer, was released in October 2012 and reached number one on the UK Albums Chart. His second album, Shangri La, was released in November 2013 and his third, largely self-produced album On My One in June 2016. His main influences are Don McLean, Oasis, Donovan, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, and the Everly Brothers. In an interview with Absolute Radio in 2014 he also mentioned that the American heavy metal band Metallica was a huge influence to him when he first picked up the guitar as a 12-year-old.

His 2012 single "Trouble Town" is the theme for the BBC TV series Happy Valley broadcast in 2014 and 2016.

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Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Jake Bugg 4.5 4
2013 Shangri La 5 5
2016 On My One 2


Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Trouble Town 5 1
2013 Lightning Bolt 5 1
2013 Broken 5 1
2013 What Doesn’t Kill You 4 1
2014 Turpin Hero 1
2016 On My One 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Taste It 4 1
2014 Messed Up Kids EP 5 2
2014 Lightning Bolt EP 1
Two Fingers EP 5 1

EP + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2012 iTunes Festival: London 2012 1
2013 iTunes Festival: London 2013 1

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