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Reg Meuross on Folk Festivals 2018

Reg Meuross on Playing Folk Festivals (written for Folk London Magazine April/May 2018) I love the cross pollination of ages and musical styles at festivals, the buzz and the camaraderie. They are such great places for any artist to expand … Continue reading

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Fatea Magazine album review: Songs About A Train by Reg Meuross

FULL REVIEW ON FATEA WEBSITE What a time it is to be a Reg Meuross fan, with three albums released in just over a year. Two of these, December and Faraway People, are highly acclaimed parts of a trilogy, the … Continue reading

Maverick Magazine album review: Faraway People by Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross: FARAWAY PEOPLE Hatsongs Records HAT011 ***** Distinctive English voice sings songs of misery and pain. Maverick Magazine This is the sort of album that is like an invitation to an intimate acoustic gig in your own front room … Continue reading

Reg Meuross live session on BBC Radio 2 Folk Show – listen again here

Thank you so much all you gorgeous folk who listened and who’ve taken the time to comment on my appearance on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show on 17 Jan. I’ve never been to Salford Quays before so that was … Continue reading


Reg Meuross BBC Radio 2 Folk Playlist

Mark Radcliffe asked me to pick a selection of folk, roots and acoustic music ahead of my live session on the Radio 2 Folk Show later tonight. I very rarely buy CDs or listen to music for recreation. If I listen … Continue reading


The power of Triple Trawler Disaster song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs by radical songwriter Reg Meuross brings a community to its feet.

UPDATE – this show is on tour this Autumn supported by public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England, visiting venues and cities closely linked to the fishing, shipping and maritime communities of England. All the dates and details HERE. More than 400 people in Hull … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Two Albums Tour 2018

Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross represents contemporary folk writing at its best, with that rare gift of being able to touch people through his songs and performance, on a really human level. His words and music paint pictures that remain with … Continue reading

Songs About A Train – a new pre-Christmas compilation from Reg Meuross

I write songs constantly, so when it comes to releasing an album I always have more tracks than can possibly be squeezed in. In 2011 I talked to Stephen Jordan, then head of the Bodleian Music Library about this, and he immediately ordered … Continue reading


Reg Meuross captures the spirit of London town: My Name Is London Town, live at Costa Del Folk 2017

“I really enjoyed returning to Costa Del Folk. It was good to hear the old Martin sounding like an old Martin.” www.regmeuross.com www.costadelfolk.co.uk 

Write songs with Reg Meuross in West Cork 25/26 November 2017

Come and write songs with Reg Meuross in beautiful West Cork at the end of November. Join other songwriters on a two day songwriting workshop. 10-4.30 on Saturday and 10-2.30 on Sunday. Price includes lunch and coffee and Reg Meuross … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Scotland in September

4 Glen Farg Village Folk Club, Kinross Scotland 5 Craft Hotel, Wigtown, Scotland 6 Dunfermline Folk Club, Scotland 8 Galmisdale Bay Café & Bar, Isle of Eigg, Scotland 9 Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Scotland 10 Coldstream Community Centre, Scottish Borders … Continue reading

I Choose Love

I am sitting reading this Facebook post on tour in Cape Town, South Africa, where I’m to deliver a song warning of the consequences of racial hatred at The Cape Town Holocaust Centre. Seems even more poignant. I choose love … Continue reading

Faraway People album review by Mick Tems for Folk Wales

Verdict: every song from the gentle, enchanting genius is worth its weight in gold. Just buy it! I love and respect Reg Meuross for his crystal-clear honesty, his memorable hook-lines, his thought-provoking, quiet verses and his burning desire in taking … Continue reading

Faraway People album review by David Kidman for Fatea Magazine

Time and again, Reg proves himself one of the key songwriters of our age, and Faraway People is (even on the briefest of acquaintances) bound to be judged among his finest collections. I’ve been singing Reg’s praises for a number … Continue reading

Austerity is a lie

Thanks to Stu Henderson for making this video. We don’t live in a time of austerity, we live in one of the richest countries in the world. We are surrounded by affluence. Every suburb of every town has its mansions … Continue reading


Reg Meuross – Festivals 2017

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival 26-29 MAY  https://goo.gl/yaTt6g Wirral Folk Festival 1-4 JUNE https://goo.gl/UFcSJX Gate To Southwell Festival 8-11 JUNE https://goo.gl/fyCHLT Beverley Folk Festival 16-18 JUNE https://goo.gl/zsXO5k New Forest Folk Festival 5-9 JULY https://goo.gl/cLu62g Ely Folk Festival  7-9 JULY https://goo.gl/I5NQ1f Frome Festival 7-16 JULY https://goo.gl/fiFGZw Hull … Continue reading

Where are all the protest songs? Songwriting Retreat

A while back The Guardian asked ‘Where are all the protest songs?’ My next album Faraway People is partly in response to that. Finding your voice to speak up for what’s meaningful to you is an important expression for everyone. … Continue reading


I played this song in a Hotel Room Guerrilla Showcase at Far West songwriting conference in Sacramento, during George Bush Jnrs administration.. There were about 6 people sat around the room. When I finished I noticed tears streaming down the … Continue reading


Reg Meuross – Faraway People – new album fundraiser

#PledgeReg #FarawayPeople Please help us fund the next album HERE I’m releasing a single track from my forthcoming album (Faraway People). It’s ‘Nurse – Angel In A Blue Dress’ on Friday 24 February. What can a song do? I hope at the … Continue reading


Reg Meuross – January news & 2017 gigs

Happy 2017 to all of you out there. Thank you for all your continued support. CLICK HERE FOR FULL NEWS  


David Kidman reviews ‘December’ by Reg Meuross for Fatea Magazine

“….the gentle enchantment – and yes, genius – of Reg Meuross.” Link to Fatea Magazine “What is it about west-country-based singer-songwriter Reg? Ten albums into his career, and he’s still turning out timeless, classy, stylish songs, yet he doesn’t appear … Continue reading

They Changed Her Mind – Reg Meuross

THEY CHANGED HER MIND by Reg Meuross (from the album England Green & England Grey)   This song is about the reopening of a mental asylum which had remained locked since the early 1960’s. When they opened it they found suitcases … Continue reading

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Reg Meuross – October News & Gigs

Throughout the winter months (until the end of December) I’m still touring with ‘December’ with a sprinkling of older and newer songs. This was my first and only entirely solo collection of songs. I had no idea how it would be received, … Continue reading

Save Independent Music Venues – Fightback at the Roundhouse 18 Oct 2016

I see independent music venues as the lifeblood of new & established creative music in Britain. Without them the corporates & the X-Factor style TV shows will win their fight to persuade the music buying public that music is simply … Continue reading

Alternative Roots with Mike Davies – radio podcast 25/9/16

  Thanks Mike Davies for playing Angelina’s Coming Home (penultimate track) on Alternative Roots, Brum Radio 25/9/16 LISTEN AGAIN HERE The song is from my album ‘All This Longing’ Here’s a review from Alex Gallacher of FRUK. Show Playlist: STRAY … Continue reading