Beans on Toast comes to Southampton’s The Loft on March 16.
He recently released a new single Against The War. Beans says: “Against the War is a protest song. It’s a song about peace written in a time of war. It wasn’t an easy song to write, but like everyone, the horrors of the Ukraine invasion have been at the forefront of my mind for the past year.”
From Neil Young to Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan and countless more, the greatest folk artists have always used their voices to make a stand against conflict. Continuing in that tradition, the message from Beans on Toast couldn’t be plainer here, as he sings: “Peace is what I’m standing for and I’m Against the War”.
Available on Bandcamp as a “pay what you feel” release, all proceeds from the sales of Against The War will go directly to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (C.N.D.). A limited edition T-shirt is also available, with 20% of profits additionally to be donated to the C.N.D.
The second of three new singles planned by Beans on Toast for the first quarter of 2023, it follows the warmly received Back Out On The Road, a song that heralded his extensive UK tour of the same name, taking in 30 dates across England, Scotland and Wales.
Since 2005, Beans on Toast has written simple songs about complicated subjects. Tackling the big issues of the day but doing so with his feet firmly on the ground, he’s become a people’s champion of the modern folk scene and amassed a huge back catalogue of songs in the process.
An unrepentant optimist whose songs celebrate all that is wonderful about the human spirit, his live shows are similarly uplifting and have taken him from sold out headline shows in the UK to the stages of major international festivals across the globe.
In December 2022, Beans turned his hand to a new challenge and released his debut children’s book series and accompanying recordings The Fascinating Adventures of Little Bee.
Telling tales and playing tracks from across his extensive back catalogue, Beans on Toast is Back Out On The Road for his UK tour now.
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