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year old Lewis Hamilton has released two albums to date,
Gambling Machine and Empty Roads. Gambling Machine won this the 'Best
Jazz/Blues Recording' category at this year’s Scottish New Music Awards,
while I Got To Know from the album won a preliminary nomination in the
British Blues Awards song writing category. Candlelight & Sympathy from
Empty Roads will feature on the soundtrack of a new feature film 'Scar
Tissue', due for release towards the end of 2012.
Lewis has found himself sitting at or near the top of the Scottish Reverb Nation blues charts for months now, and his name spreading fast around the UK music scene with features in Blues Matters and other music magazines. The band have been booked for over 250 shows from Carlisle to Orkney and appeared at some of the UK’s biggest blues festivals, including Hebden, Maryport and Shetland. Lewis has also appeared on stage with several top musicians including Henrik Freischlader and Alan Nimmo.