Released March 1st, 2018. Gene. The first single from France
"Slightly creepy, strangely soothing, and entirely enthralling, Jethro Pickett’s latest offering Gene is your golden ticket to the world’s most twisted chocolate factory." - Happy Mag
Jethro Pickett is launching a new record at LongPlay in Melbourne on March 23rd, 2018 on Behind The Beat Records. Written and Recorded between Dublin, London and Yikesville studio in Melbourne, France promises to be a fresh sounding release with elements of freak folk and psychedelia that won't disappoint. Melodic songs are at the core. He's also just returned from playing Electric Picnic festival in Ireland with his 4 pc super band the Avant Gardaí. Stay tuned...
2013 saw the release of his debut album By the Time I Get to Wilmot, consisting of ten songs that journey from the Tasmanian hills to the heart of the listener. Through a warm voice and collection of classic sounds, he guides the audience along a trail of stories and insights from the past to the present. Histories and hopes are revealed in these intriguing songs.
Since the release, the band has performed in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Australia, the UK and Ireland. They've also been fortunate to play alongside some of their favourite acts enjoying festival slots at Castlepalooza, Féile Na Bealtaine, HWCH in Dublin and Electric Picnic.
"Jethro Pickett has produced a marvellous country-soul album of aural pleasure." - Eirecana
"It's music with its roots far back in time, delivered with a lot of personality, keeping the melodies always at the core.
So sit back and listen. Don’t press anything but play and let Jethro Pickett be the soundtrack to your life" - ifoundmusic.com
"Pickett delivers 10 great Americana numbers" " The whole record is reminiscent of the Californian canyon of the 1970’s" - AltCountry.nl
"Fleeting glimpses of Dylan, John Prine and Nick Drake float in and out of Pickett’s songs" - Goldenplec