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Vashti Bunyan

Now based in Edinburgh, Vashti's story tells of the thwarted promise of early fame, disenchantment, long-term exile and eventual rediscovery. In the mid-'60s, after quitting art school to concentrate on music, she was discovered by The Rolling Stones' guru, Andrew Loog Oldham, signed to Decca and recorded a single written by Jagger / Richards. Reviews touted her as 'the new Marianne Faithful' or t...


Vashti Bunyan covers Nick Drake for MOJO CD

Posted on Tuesday, 30th January

Vashti Bunyan covers fellow legendary singer-songwriter Nick Drake on a cover-mount CD which appears on the March issue of MOJO magazine (out in shops now). Vashti alongside guitarist Gareth Dickson take on a version of Drake's 'The Thoughts Of Mary Jane' (From 'Five Leaves Left'). Read more here.

Watch: Vashti Bunyan & Gareth Dickson Blogotheque session

Posted on Thursday, 21st December

Vashti Bunyan and guitarist Gareth Dickson have recorded a beautiful session for French site La Blogotheque. Filmed at La Brulerie de Belleville in Paris in April, the session features two songs - 'Two Halfs' by Gareth Dickson (featuring Vashti's backing vocals) and 'Here Before' by Vashti (with Gareth also playing guitar).
You can watch the session here.

Vashti Bunyan London film screening and rare Vienna show

Posted on Friday, 20th October

Vashti Bunyan plays a rare live show next month at Vienna's Blue Bird Festival. The legendary Edinburgh-based singer / songwriter plays the one-off show on November 25th and ticket info is available here.

Vashti is also taking part in a Q&A following a screening of BAFTA-award winning director Kieran Evans' 'From Here To Before' documentary about her infamous voyage by gyspy caravan, from London to the Outer Hebrides, during which she wrote her stunning 1970 album Just Another Diamond Day. 

The film screening / Q&A takes place at Regent Street Cinema next Friday (27th Oct) and you can find full details here.

Vashti Bunyan adds a second French show

Posted on Monday, 6th March

Vashti Bunyan recently announced a rare live show in Paris. The legendary Edinburgh-based singer / songwriter has now added a second French show, this one in Hyeres on 14th April. You can find details of the new show here.