Richard Townend is perhaps one of the most prolific songwriters on the British blues scene. Since 2011 he has released nine albums as a soloist and with The Mighty Bosscats.
The fact that he can, even at this pace, still write outstanding songs, is proven once again with his latest release "Gold Fever". Melancholic, relaxed and enthralling: Richard Townend is a fascinating songwriter in the world of Blues.
With The Mighty Bosscats he has a band on the side that make his songs prime examples of contemporary blues. The albums have received critical acclaim and have a contemporary eclectic feel to them, mixing his Blues, Jazz, Country and many other musical influences.
He has been nominated no less than 4 times for his songs in the British Blues Awards for original song in 2012,13,14 and 15. Has also had songs released by Blues Magazines on their cover mounts and has a fan base covering the 5 continents.
His vocal style is favourably compared to J.J. Cale, Chris Rea and Dire Straits.