by John Fairhurst

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    With great joy I am happy to repress a new limited edition run of Saltwater with a band new cover most excellently illustrated by Mr Thomas Fournier, Design by Fu @ Dog and Rabbit..

    Available to pre-order now for delivery by the end of November or at our upcoming live shows

    Includes unlimited streaming of Saltwater via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 500 

      £11 GBP or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      £10 GBP  or more


  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 5 John Fairhurst releases available on Bandcamp and save 30%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Saltwater, Breakdown, John Fairhurst - Hungry Blues, Band, and Joys of Spring. , and , .

      £21.70 GBP or more (30% OFF)




released November 19, 2016

John Fairhurst - Guitars, Vocals, Bass on Pay Day.
Toby Murray - Drums.
Emma Divine - Vocals - Dance In The Pines, Saltwater.
Joe Strouzer - Harmonica on Breakdown, Who You Fooling, Black Cat & More More More and Saltwater and Backing vocals on More More More and Saltwater
Jago Whitehead - Drums and Percussion on ‘More More More’.
Luke Barter - Bass on Black Cat, Time Goes By, Breakdown.
Tim Loudon - Bass on Breakdown, Who You Fooling, No Shelter, I’m Coming Home, More More More, Saltwater.
Phil Jewson - Piano on Time Goes By and Who You Fooling.
Saul Wodak - Additional guitars and noises on Satwater and Breakdown.
Alex Beitzke - Bass on Dance In The Pines.

The Dean St Choir - Breakdown, Who You Fooling, Pay Day
Emma Divine, Shane Calpin, Joe Strouzer, John Fairhurst, Fabio Suttle, 
David Prosser, Jaz, Delorean, Rebekah Bouche, Weston Gavin, Nick Cosenza, Paulie Cocadiz, Emily Cripps, & Graham Farnworth

Produced By Alex Beitzke and John Fairhurst

Mixed By Alex Beitzke

Recorded by Nathan Evans & Alex Beitzke at Dean St Studios, London and at a secret location in Bristol

Mastered by Ray Staff at Air Studios, London

All tracks written by John Fairhurst except Pay Day (John Hurt Smith) and Dance In The Pines (Fairhurst, Murray, Divine, Beitzke)

Artwork and Design

Neil Warburton - Photography, Artwork, Design and Layout
Thomas Fournier - Artwork
John Morgan - Photography


Ben Dowden - Black Cat
Becky Bell and Ben Hooper - Breakdown
Dave Prosser and Paulie Cocadiz - No Shelter

Special Thanks to...

Fabio Suttle, Jane and Dave Fairhurst, Paul Cartledge, Jamie Key, Connor Earley, Matty Organ, Dave Crowe and Andy Balcon (HeyMoonshaker), Pete Hogg, Dave Prosser and Paulie Cocadiz, Mike Goodden and all The Bimble Inn Crew, Peter Bullick at Sound Discs , all the venues and festival stages that we have played at, and last and most of all...all our fans for your support.. Cheers!



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John Fairhurst UK

John Fairhurst truly epitomises the modern day wandering blues man. Stories of hunger, listlessness, roaming and reckless abandon are just a prelude to John’s amazing story, something that can only be fully understood in the presence of the man.
Hailed by many as the best guitarist in Britain and nominated in The British Blues Awards 2013 for Best Original Song.
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