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

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

'Carefully crafted, gently affecting songwriting with a dark twist' - Roddy Hart, BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

My brand new album 'The Road Not Taken' was released in May this year and is available on CD or mp3!

LATEST NEWS:

1st Feb 2017

Very happy to announce my first full-band headline show of the year! At the beautiful and unique venue of Sands Films Studios in Rotherhithe on WEDS 22ND FEBRUARY, presented by Tuned In London. 

Adam Beattie and the Consultants will feature; my sister Sarah Beattie on violin, alongside Barbara Bartz also on violin, Marco Quarantotto on drums and Harry Deacon on double bass. We will be playing 2 sets of originals, including 4 brand new songs, as well as a couple of traditional Scottish pieces. 

Would be lovely to see you there! Tickets available here: http://www.tunedin.london

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10th Dec 2016

Very happy to announce that I will be playing singing, playing guitar and double bass at The Union Chapel on Sunday 29th January, in a celebration of Robert Burns and all things Celtic. Delighted to be sharing stage with Dominie HooperAlastair CaplinDave TunstallJohn LanganMichael KenneyDila VardarRíoghnach ConnollyEllis DaviesEwan MacdonaldLewis Murray...
Tickets available here:

http://store.unionchapel.org.uk/events/29-jan-17-band-of-burns-union-chapel/

6th Dec 2016

I feel very honoured to have been invited by Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance to sing my song 'I'm On Your Side' at the Stop the War Christmas fundraiser this Wednesday, we'll both be performing alongside Brian Eno.

 
 

THE MAN I'VE BECOME (ANIMATION)

The opening track from Adam's forthcoming album 'The Road Not Taken'. An animation using Alan Schaller's photography.

THE MAN I'VE BECOME (LIVE)

Solo performance of 'The Man I've Become' at Sofar Sounds London on September 12th 2016

 

ALBUM LAUNCH MONTAGE

Filmed at the beautiful Hoxton Hall, London on May 11th 2016. Excerpts from 'The Man I've Become', 'Catch The Biggest Fish And Let It Go', 'I'm On Your Side', 'You Only Kill The One You Love' and 'The Man Who Loves Too Much'.

THE MAN WHO LOVES TOO MUCH

Filmed by Steven Warburton for Forestsessions.org

YOU ONLY KILL THE ONE YOU LOVE

Filmed and recorded by Arena Sessions at a house concert in London.

ALL I KNOW

Supporting Jolie Holland and her band at 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.