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Paolo Nutini

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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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  • Outsiderlad

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

    15 Dec 3:15am Reply
  • airgunancony

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    13 Nov 8:52am Reply
  • cassionadine

    Eu preciso do Paolo no Brasil AGORA! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fef8FLZs678

    14 Oct 4:51am Reply
  • muymechuda

    oh <3

    10 Oct 9:22am Reply
  • kindziel7

    that guy rules!

    4 Oct 5:53pm 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: http://www.oneintenwords.com/2014/09/paolo-nutini-at-sound-academy.html Daniela Andrade opened: http://www.oneintenwords.com/2014/09/daniela-andrade-at-sound-academy.html

    4 Oct 4:29pm Reply
  • IvanNStar

    Grande cantor e compositor! Sou fã!

    4 Oct 3:42am Reply
  • joaohenriquebf

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

    15 Sep 7:00pm Reply
  • Enjoythebeat

    This short film for 'Iron Sky' is the best film for a song that I have seen in many many years: http://youtu.be/WoCSeIY0xdo

    10 Sep 3:45pm Reply
  • newdogtrick

    Great stuff

    10 Sep 12:52pm 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 6:22pm 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 8:20pm Reply
  • muymechuda

    oh amor

    2 Sep 8:05pm Reply
  • CapitanCallum

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

    28 Aug 4:26am Reply
  • Cat_007

    Iron sky...powerful tune

    23 Aug 8:07pm Reply
  • cassionadine

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

    16 Aug 6:45pm Reply
  • LinVia9

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

    14 Aug 11:38am Reply
  • kwayne16

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

    23 Jul 8:45pm Reply
  • little85

    iron sky

    23 Jul 1:51pm Reply
  • Liszae

    pure love!

    14 Jul 8:13pm Reply
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