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Paisley, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2003 – present)

Paolo Giovanni Nutini (b. 1987) is a Scottish . His influences include David Bowie, Damien Rice, Oasis, The Beatles, U2, Pink Floyd and Fleetwood Mac.

Born on born 9th January 1987 in Paisley, Scotland, his father is of Italian descent and his mother Glaswegian, although his father’s family have been in Scotland for four generations. Nutini had no formal music training, and was expecting to follow his father into the family fish and chip shop business. He was first encouraged to sing by his music-loving grandfather and a teacher at his school who recognised his talent. He left school to work as a roadie and to sell T-shirts for Speedway and spent three years learning the music business, performing live, alone and with a band, and working as a studio hand at Glasgow’s Park Lane Studio.

His big chance came when he attended a concert for David Sneddon’s return to his home town of Paisley at the beginning of 2003. Sneddon was delayed, and as the winner of an impromptu pop quiz, Nutini was given the chance to perform a couple of songs on stage during the wait. The favourable reaction of the crowd impressed another member of the audience, who offered to become his manager.

A Daily Record journalist, John Dingwall, saw him performing at the Queen Margaret Union, and invited him to appear live on Radio Scotland. Still only seventeen, he moved to London, and performed regularly at the Bedford pub in Balham whilst still legally too young to drink alcohol himself. Other radio and live appearances followed, including two live acoustic spots on Radio London, The Hard Rock Cafe, and support slots for Amy Winehouse and KT Tunstall.


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  • juliendu48

    Last Request >3

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  • ChristFollower3

    Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

    12 Feb 10:00pm Reply
  • Outsiderlad

    "Caustic Love" is one of my favorite music albums this year <3

    15 Dec 2014 Reply
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  • cassionadine

    Eu preciso do Paolo no Brasil AGORA!

    14 Oct 2014 Reply
  • muymechuda

    oh <3

    10 Oct 2014 Reply
  • kindziel7

    that guy rules!

    4 Oct 2014 Reply
  • JordanNeo

    Paolo Nutini put on a great show for a sold out crowd of fans at The Sound Academy in Toronto. I took pics: Daniela Andrade opened:

    4 Oct 2014 Reply
  • IvanNStar

    Grande cantor e compositor! Sou fã!

    4 Oct 2014 Reply
  • joaohenriquebf

    and we’ll rise over love and over hate through this iron sky <3

    15 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Enjoythebeat

    This short film for 'Iron Sky' is the best film for a song that I have seen in many many years:

    10 Sep 2014 Reply
  • newdogtrick

    Great stuff

    10 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Jonjonjohny

    Paolo is outstanding. Incredibly soulful and beautiful voice with a wide range of emotions and intonations, the contemporary Otis Redding. Caustic Love is a modern classic. [4]

    9 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Stereorgasm

    Paolo is outstanding. Incredibly soulful and beautiful voice with a wide range of emotions and intonations, the contemporary Otis Redding. Caustic Love is a modern classic. [3]

    2 Sep 2014 Reply
  • muymechuda

    oh amor

    2 Sep 2014 Reply
  • CapitanCallum

    Iron Sky - Hudson Mohawke remix is the best song I've heard so far this year.

    28 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Cat_007

    Iron sky...powerful tune

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • cassionadine

    Paolo precisa vir ao Brasil gente! Ele é nosso e ninguém descobriu ainda! <3 <3

    16 Aug 2014 Reply
  • LinVia9

    jenny don't be hasty & last request will always be my favourite songs of Paolo <3

    14 Aug 2014 Reply
  • kwayne16

    Just found now this guy. Amazing music , complete artist. LIKE !

    23 Jul 2014 Reply
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