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Jumbotown

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Jumbotown is the acoustic singer songwriting duo of Mike Davies (also of Anderson, of a Painter) and Paul Ivor Jones Their inaugural single A Letter from the Front released September 2020 was followed by the eponymous 13-track album Jumbotown on 7 October. A Letter from the Front is one of 3 retrospective tracks from circa 2004, the remaining 10 acoustic tracks composed and recorded in 2020. Each song has the strong lyrical qualities that characterise the duo's writing. Following its popularity with the folk music community on BandLab, the duo released the single Small Town News in November 2020, ahead of their second album Tin Pan which was released in December. All songs on Tin Pan were composed in the second half of 2020.