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FEATURED SONGS

'Incredibly Beautiful' - Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

'Superb! A great ear for melody and a natural talent for lyric writing.' - Bruce MacGregor, BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

 

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BIOGRAPHY

Song writer Adam Beattie, whose distinctive voice ties together an eclectic mix of 'folk stews and dirty blues', leads his band 'The Consultants'. They perform varied, emotional shows, focused around Adam's philosophical musings of the modern life of a Scotsman living in London. Their popular song 'A song of One Hundred Years' is a ballad written for Adam's grandfather who lived to be one hundred.

NEWS

10th Feb 2015 - Adam Beattie and the Consultants announce support slot for Jolie Holland, at Bush Hall, London, video here

17th Oct 2014 - NEW ALBUM IN THE MAKING Adam is working on a new album with multi-instrumentalist and producer Fred Thomas.

31st Dec 2013 - PLAYED ON BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC - 'Who Knows For Tomorrow?' featuring a duet with Brooke Sharkey, was chosen by Mary Anne Hobbs as her 'song for Cerys', being played as her last song of 2013. Mary Anne described the song as 'Incredibly Beautiful' and asking 'What better way to end the year?'.

22nd Aug 2006 - Adam OPENED FOR BERT JANSCH at Glasgow's ABC theatre, accompanied by Chris Croasdale on guitar.

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YOU ONLY KILL THE ONE YOU LOVE

Recorded at a house concert in London

video by Arena Sessions

ALL I KNOW

Supporting Jolie Holland and her band at The Bush Hall, London. 

video by NEW HORIZON MEDIA

THERE'S NO POSTCARD FOR THIS TOWN

A song I wrote whilst travelling around the A roads of France and Italy, featuring footage by Annalisa Cosentino. Filmed by Simon Minett at FILMSPACE 

WHO KNOWS FOR TOMORROW?

A duet with Brooke Sharkey (www.brookesharkey.co.uk). Filmed by Simon Minett at FILMSPACE

A SONG OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS

A song I wrote for my grandfather, who lived to be 100 years old, compiled using photos from throughout his early life in the Orkney Islands to his family life in Aberdeenshire.

THERE'S NO VIEW LIKE BENNACHIE

Recorded at our regular Sunday session at 14 Bacon Street (formally The Vintage Emporium), Brick Lane, London. joined by Alastair Caplin on Violin and Dave Tunstall on double bass.

 

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We'll Wave From The Shore (2009)

by Adam Beattie and the Consultants
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Abu Bozy (2006)

by Adam Beattie