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Start Point: OLD AND WISE

Nigel Smith & Andy Taylor are Start Point. Based in South Devon their songwriting has so far produced three CD's of original pop rock with hints of prog and punk. Sea of Treason was released in October 2016.

In July 2019 the second album Slowboat to Saul arrived with twelve new songs. Starting with the dynamic ‘Night Train to Misery’ the songs tug at all your emotions right up to the closing lament of summer love ‘Summerleaze Girl’.

So now it’s Summer 2023. The long wait is over. Old and Wise, the 3rd CD from the duo is now available and we think it’s their best yet.

From the opening three song rock salvo of Through The Light, Don’t Look Back and Old & Wise to the multifarious 18 minute monster; The Devils of the Dark Nights, this album delivers variety in spades.

The inclusion of the soulful All I Have and the ballad Ghosts will sooth and calm you while their pop edge remains with the brass infused Mr. GoodLove and the insistent rhythm of A Man in Love.

Give it a listen and soak up the sounds!

'Subtle prog-rock meets The Stranglers.' Rock 'n' Reel.

'Awesome Album, Awesome Band.' Mark Taylor. D.J. (Audio Graffiti.)

'Great lyrics, Great music, a must.' iTunes review.

'Somewhere between Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel.' Prog 82 magazine. (Still not sure about that one).

'Not as shit as I thought it would be.' Bob Findlater.