NEW SINGLE! HEY SHOWTIME

“'Hey Showtime' promises to be a standout track on Courage To Love, an album that, with its blend of folk rock and vibrant and engaging performances, is shaping up to one of the most exciting releases of the year.” -Planet Singer Magazine

 

“'Hey Showtime really paints Blind Uncle Harry in an epic light as a songwriter and performer.” -Delvin, Tunepical Review

"There is something wonderfully ragged yet brilliantly on the mark about Blind Uncle Harry's music." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

“Comes out of the speakers retro as hell” -Philip Gottfried, Sonic Realms Magazine (Germany)

‘Hey Showtime’ is the third single from the album “Courage To Love” 

"…envelopes you in a world of vibrant imagery and poignant emotion, inviting you to experience a moment both fleeing and timeless." -Jamsphere

“'Hey Showtime is haunting: staying with you even after the final notes fade away. …feels like a breath of sunshine in a bleak day. " -Delvin, Tunepical Review   

“Harry delivers another brilliant single. …impresses both musically and lyrically” -Philip Gottfried, Sonic Realms (Germany)

HUGHES NELSON, DAILY MUSIC ROLL SAYS: 

"After the massive success of his previous album [Visualize Industrial Collapse], the critically-acclaimed singer songwriter is here to present another banger." 

"Filled with fun beats with equally exciting story telling, showcasing Harry's massive talent, ‘Hey Showtime’ could very well become the greatest hit of his career."

"Well-written songs have become a rare thing in today's industry but Blind Uncle Harry is here to be a savior." 

“With an infectious rhythm, ‘Hey Showtime’ instantly captivates listeners with its lively and funky vibe. The track features a rich tapestry of jangly guitars, rolling basslines, and skittering percussion, all masterfully woven together to support Blind Uncle Harry's signature storytelling vocals and dynamic harmonies.” -Jamsphere   

“While I pressed play and ‘Hey Showtime’ started unfolding, I felt a wave of sonic beauty permeate from the first mine, and the feeling got stronger as the song transcended.”

“I feel like 'Hey Showtime harkens back to a time before I was born.” -Delvin, Tunepical Music Blog

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NEW SINGLE! ‘GIVE ME YOUR HEART’ 

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“Each new Blind Uncle Harry song is a special event here at Which Coast [Music Blog] and his latest release ‘Give Me Your Heart’ is no exception. This track is a special piece of Americana and a splendid take on the Great American Love Song.” 

"…sure to resonate with fans old and new, solidifying Blind Uncle Harry's position as a prominent figure in the contemporary folk rock scene- Tunepical

"It’s always great when an artist exposes a different side of their personality, especially when that new dimension is equally as exciting and effective as the one you first encountered.

Even anarchists need a day off; even demagogues fall in love, and sometimes heartfelt words can beat clever rhetoric hands down. This is one of of those times." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture Review 

NEW SINGLE! COURAGE TO LOVE 

FIRST SINGLE OFF NEW ALBUM, COURAGE TO LOVE

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"The track opens with a guitar riff that is a call to the soulful wilds, a groovy indie-blues hook that feels like the musical embodiment of a knowing smirk …setting up residence in the space where foot tapping joy resides." -Wolf Georgia, Music Farmer 5 Blog

“Blind Uncle Harry has in recent years proven himself as one of the most talented purveyors of modern folk rock.” -Skope Magazine

“an anthem that encourages you to believe in yourself and stand up for yourself.” -Philip Gottfried, Sonic Realms Magazine (Germany)

Wolf Georgia, Music Farmer 5 Blog Says:  

“'Courage To Love' consists of superb instrumentation, harmonies that are both gorgeous and comforting, and lyrics that manage to be profound, humorous, and disarmingly honest all at once.”

 “a beacon of audacious authenticity…The heartbeat of a new kind of indie anthem.” 

"It's a rhythm that doesn't just invite you to move: it compels you, with the irresistible pull of the moon on the tides." 

“a reminder that in the act of loving ourselves, we find the truest form of courage.” 

“'Courage To Love's message is straightforward and never dates. It considers the price of admission we fork over to hold true to our dreams.” -Skope Magazine

"It's an anthem that doesn't just speak to the times we live in, but sings directly to the listener's soul, encouraging a bold embrace of self in a world that too often demands conformity."

“Blind Uncle Harry's voice carries the gravelly wisdom of Iggy Pop and the narrative charm of the Barenaked Ladies, yet it's distinctly his own- a voice that has lived, loved, and isn't afraid to sing loudly about it.” -Wolf Georgia, Music Farmer 5

NEW ALBUM: VISUALIZE INDUSTRIAL COLLAPSE!

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Click on da pic to play, download for free, or buy “Visualize Industrial Collapse”

“Imagine a 21st Century Woody Guthrie with an even bigger ax to grind and you’ll start to understand what’s going on here. He’s a more dangerous Bob Dylan equally comfy with satire and bleakness.”

“Blind Uncle Harry is as real as it gets and a whole lot more people need to hear these songs. Think music can’t change the world? Think again.”

“If you’re not hip to Harry yet, Visualize Industrial Collapse just might blow you away.”  

-Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review 

“stunning tracks... totally unique... riveting… Blind Uncle Harry will enthrall music lovers with his new album ”Visualize Industrial Collapse" -Just Fame Review 

"a maestro of compelling introspective thought and witty themes" -Warlock Asylum

 "…this is the sound of hope after exploitation of humanity has stopped." 

-Beach Sloth

"…songs that are so fun, wonderfully raggedy, satirical, and occasionally silly that you can’t help but side with these stoner anthems and his gentle rabble-rousing and middle-finger attitudes towards the powers that be." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture (UK)

“delightfully subversive” -Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review  

"a master of satire" -Excess Magazine (Germany)

"tales of corporate greed, lost souls and societal decline" -Bob Smith, Static Dive

 "this is the sound of hope after exploitation of humanity has stopped." -Beach Sloth

“Visualize Industrial Collapse is the work of an outsider artist with a chip on his shoulder, a guitar in his hand, and the truth on his mind.” 

“…a plain-spoken, minimal style that blends vintage American musical ideas with Doran’s dystopian worldview and relevant, modern-day wisdom.” -Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review  

“...picture a world without racism, hate and war. Harry takes this perspective one step further, though, by expanding this simple slogan to include an ending to the whole capitalistic economic system.” -Curious For Music Review

Harry's Interview With VENTS Magazine 

NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO: BURN DOWN THE HIGH SCHOOL!

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"A MASTERPIECE... 10/ 10: FANTASTIC WORK FROM THE KING OF FOLK ROCK" -Excess Magazine (Germany)

"Blind Uncle Harry is not afraid to make a statement with his music... Separating himself from much of the hipster folk-pop of today and aligning with much of the unique sounds and storytelling of 60s folk artists" -Ethan Hrenko, Indie Band Guru

"It’s the perfect blend of wit and wisdom, a sort of Arlo Guthrie for the modern age" -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture 

Burn Down the High School is a single from the critically acclaimed album Visualize Industrial Collapse 

"fun, one-of-a-kind and rebellious" -Bandcamp Diaries 

"rock music of the wild 1970s shimmers through" -Excess Magazine

 "the very best of vintage rock" -Warlock Asylum Music Blog

“His witty trait is utterly infectious” -Jennifer Stone, Daily Music Roll

…Blind Uncle Harry is more about blurring all the lines and blazing up his own damn trail.” -Sleeping Bag Studios

"…delivered over a harmony-heavy slice of cosmic pop, a package of psychedelic grooves, widdly and wonderful guitars and ’60s, Day-Glo pop colors." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

 “he’s unafraid to be the kind of disruptor that is really needed to shake things up & wake up the people out there listening.”

the world needs more crazy cats like this dude." -Sleeping Bag Studios 

"muses about the education system sucking the life out of the young." -Ethan Hrenko, Indie Band Guru

 "I really enjoy listening to Blind Uncle Harry; the music he creates is a certain kind of special that you want to keep coming back to." -Which Coast Music Blog 

CLICK ON DA PIC TO PLAY/ WATCH BURN DOWN THE HIGH SCHOOL: 110,000 Youtube Views and Counting! 

"the music video is the cherry on top, with its animated content and unique visuals." -Bandcamp Diaries

"the bonus is the fantastic, humorous retinal stimulation of the video, which is just as brilliantly implemented as the music itself... -Excess Magazine

The entire video is a treat to watch." -Jennifer Stone, Daily Music Roll 

“As always, it’s great. It’s funny, of course, but offers up a more serious conversation about the education system, constant testing, academia and social hierarchy. Or that might just be me reading too much into it. That’s the great thing about Blind Uncle Harry, he might be some sort of prophet sent from above to re-order and awaken society, he might just be a high school dropout with a grudge, who knows…who cares, just sing along and enjoy the anarchy!” --Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

"Blind Uncle Harry doesn’t sound as much anti education as he does anti-establishment.  It’s as though he views education as a way of overly micromanaging young people, who would be much better off without the burden of formal schooling." -Curious For Music 

I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW SINGLE & VIDEO! 120,000 VIEWS & COUNTING! CLICK ON DA PIC TO PLAY

"A sensational, folk-infused single." -SKOPE MAGAZINE

"...a fantastic mixture of indie pop and folk rock" -EXCESS MAGAZINE (Germany)

"This is an artist that truly has something to say, and, boy, does he say it well." -SKOPE MAGAZINE

"'I Just Want You To Know' is the right message for a failing America." -WARLOCK ASYLUM MUSIC BLOG 

"Listening to this track is akin to taking a spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down." -SKOPE MAGAZINE

"What always amazes me when I get into the details of a Blind Uncle Harry track is the unwavering truth that resides in his lyrics." -SKOPE MAGAZINE

"Hitting with vitality and a raw, expressive style, Harry has been winning over hearts and minds all across the globe, and it’s all thanks to tracks like ‘I Just Want You To Know’. -BROKEN 8 RECORDS (AUSTRALIA)

“Blind Uncle Harry is doing some great things with his music." -WHICH COAST MUSIC BLOG

‘I Just Want You to Know’ is a single from the critically acclaimed album Visualize Industrial Collapse

"Harry ”never disappoints and 'I Just Want You To Know' is another spectacular addition to this artist’s brilliant catalog." -WHICH COAST MUSIC BLOG

“Harry has never failed to inspire or entertain, and with his new single, he’s continued to impress, extending his reach and proving beyond any shadow of a doubt, the power of one man and some really good music.”-BROKEN 8 RECORDS Score: 

“a powerful message that is perhaps as relevant as ever, given the crazy state in which the world is seemingly free-falling into these days.” -THE BANDCAMP DIARIES

"…same old raggedy brilliance. You can always count on Harry." -DAVE FRANKLIN, DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

“A lilting rootsy tune shot through with spiraling fiddles, slices of choppy guitar and heavenly harmonies." -DAVE FRANKLIN, DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

"Blind Uncle Harry once again knocks down the walls of conformity and challenges the herd like mentality with “I Just Want You to Know”. STREAMLINE MUSIC

“This excellent studio work combines elements of rock, Americana and alt-country with a one-of-a-kind sound, similar in style to artists such as Neil Young, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt, but with a whole unique personality that transpires through the music.” - BANDCAMP DIARIES

“Harry can also be characterized as “the real McCoy” as he pens songs which come straight from the heart, unfiltered and not watered down in any sense. Whether he’s singing on serious, thought-provoking subject matters or incorporating his cagey knack for blending satire with a musical twist, Blind Uncle Harry is a recording artist sure to garner attention.” STREAMLINE MUSIC
“Also, check out the official music video to immerse yourself in the wondrous imagery of small-town Americana. Enjoy!” STREAMLINE MUSIC

AMERICAN WAY SINGLE & VIDEO! 85,000 VIEWS & COUNTING! CLICK ON DA PIC TO PLAY

"'American Way' is one of those songs you fall in love with just after the first play." -Planet Singer Review

American Way is a reminder that the American Dream is, for some, a living nightmare.” -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

"Blind Uncle Harry has the most astounding ability to pen songs that’ll have you moving and shaking whilst questioning the structures that surround you." -Skope Magazine

"There are many artists that can be defined as unique and engaging, but no one can steal the listener’s attention, like Blind Uncle Harry. Gifted with incredible songwriting skills, this excellent musician and recording artists stands out thanks to his brilliant compositions, witty sense of humor, and lyrics that carry a strong message." Planet Singer Review

“Blind Uncle Harry is back after the brilliant album ‘The Gospel According to Blind Uncle Harry’, releasing another masterpiece that will enrich his unique discography!” -Planet Singer Review

"The thick blanket of sarcasm makes lines such as “don’t you worry baby it’ll be okay… don’t you worry baby it’s the American way” all the more fun to belt along with." Skope Magazine

"Blind Uncle Harry is staying true to his authentic artistry with ‘American Way’ as he continues to boldly state his astute observations of the world around him. Yet, In good old Blind Uncle Harry fashion, he does so with a completely catchy hook, vibrant guitar licks and infectious energy" Skope Magazine

"an absolute anthem. His refreshingly raw and natural vocal lines allow you to truly take in the message of the track, whilst learning just why Blind Uncle Harry is such a beloved artist storming the scene right now." -Skope Magazine

‘American Way’ is a single from the critically acclaimed album Visualize Industrial Collapse

"Not that there is anything wrong with saluting the flag, honouring people’s sacrifice, being proud of your country or owning a pick-up truck, a gun and a big hat. But there has to be something to balance that good ole boy, truck driving, leaders of the free world sentiment. Hasn’t there? Well, now there is. Now we have Blind Uncle Harry." -Dave Franklin Review, Dancing About Architecture

"This talented music artist is churning out the authentic essence of folk-rock music with his amazing compositions. ‘American Way’ is the greatest example of his creative voice against the dystopian reality." -Celebrity Land Review

"a magnificent acoustic folk/blues guitar-solo creation   -African Hype Music Blog

“This exciting new release captures the sound and feel of Americana, and it feels like a perfect representation of what Blind Uncle Harry is all about: a true storyteller with a passion for the classic sounds of America’s most iconic music”. The Bandcamp Diaries

"shows off exactly the powerlessness that so many Americans are feeling in this very moment… with a message that lingers in the mind long after the song has ended." -Beach Sloth Music Blog

“For some time now, the American musician Blind Uncle Harry has presented one fantastic work after the other from his pen” -Excess Magazine (Germany)

"Even tackling a serious topic like this one, it is easy to tell just how much fun Blind Uncle Harry has while creating the music he releases and that kind of spirit is undeniably endearing, adding a layer of authenticity to his music that many artists do not have." -Which Coast Music Blog

"'American Way' is yet another excellent track." -Which Coast Music Blog

NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO: SONG FOR KORI

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"He echoes the folk-singers of old, way back when before everything had to be all slicked out with top-shelf studio production…when the natural sound of a guitar still held its true magic with the masses." -Sleeping Bag Studios

“Blind Uncle Harry has once again proven himself to be a songwriting genius with ‘Song For Kori’” -Excess Magazine (Germany)

"If being an artist truly is having something to say and saying it with style, then Blind Uncle Harry, in every dissection of the word, is an artist." -Skope Magazine

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"A startling offering indeed." -Artists Central

An instant indie classic” -Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com

“at the heart of it all, this is one spectacularly sweet, and exquisitely twisted tale” -Sleeping Bag Studios

“Blind Uncle Harry Speaks The Truth In Stunning Single ‘Song For Kori’” -Skope Magazine

“Blind Uncle Harry Pours Out His Soul on Folk Single ‘Song For Kori’” -Artists Central

"a depiction of an unjust and broken system and its harrowing consequences." Skope Magazine

"Blind Uncle Harry has proved that simplicity is often the victor when it comes to songs from the heart and all the talking can be done with a voice and lone instrument.” -Artists Central

..."'Song For Kori' manages to capture a kind of essence within the American zeitgeist.” -Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com

“a beautiful example of what it means to make music with passion and focus."  -Andrea Caccese

"It’s reassuring to know that indie music like this is still being made." -Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com

“The Way in which Blind Uncle Harry Captures the Complex Emotions of Such a Tragic Tale in this Song is Something Magnificent - and Tragic.” -WhichCoast.com

Song For Kori is a single from the critically acclaimed album Visualize Industrial Collapse

"subdued and heart-wrenching… Blind Uncle Harry provides a one of a kind listening experience with each and every song and “Song For Kori” is a standout example" -WhichCoast.com

"A folktale that reflects the dark side of American values ...a searing indictment, “where a man is worth more to his daughter/dead than alive” -Ratings Game Music

"A continuous theme for Blind Uncle Harry is to tell hard truths without sugarcoating" -Ratings Game Music 

"A Stunning Folk Song with Amazing Lyrics" -Just Fame

“The multi-talented singer and songwriter Chris ‘Harry’ Doran aka Blind Uncle Harry continues to ignite the music world with his unorthodox inventiveness.”-Warlock Asylum

"This is one of the funniest and unique songs that we have ever come across." -Just Fame 

 An "Indie Folk Rock Anthem" -Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com

 "a folk-rock delight... [Harry] has an edge for using his music as a vehicle to create awareness." -Warlock Asylum

“'Dopesmokers of the World Unite and Take Over' is easily one of the funniest songs that I’ve heard this year.” -Ratings Game Music

 "Taps into folk’s very rebellious roots… I really get a Violent Femmes vibe from this track… this song is a treat and even a bit of a trip in itself” Which Coast

"when listening to Blind Uncle Harry, expect to have a good time." Which Coast

"One gets the sense this jam is a real hit at parties. The musical style is like if you were to blend 1880′s country with 1960′s folk, 1990s lofi and add contemporary social flair. 

Harry’s witty lyrics and mellow delivery are those of a true hippie out of time." -Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com

the "communal spirit feels absolutely awe-inspiring, [and] recalls a bit of David Peel & The Lower East Side’s “Have a Marijuana”. The same degree of joy from that 1968 album lives on with Harry’s loopy take on folk rock."  -Beach Sloth

"The famous Blind Uncle Harry never fails to wow the audience, and with his latest music video, he has just set the benchmark for creative artists out there in the industry. His versatile development, together with authentic lyricism, is the source of his immense popularity around the world." -African Hype

"And of course, the music is suitably raucous coming off like a campfire busk or a cosmic jam after a night on the weed, and it is all the more glorious for it." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture 

CHRISTMAS DAY IN AUSTRALIA IS A HIT! 155,000 VIEWS AND COUNTING! CLICK ON DA PIC TO PLAY THE VIDEO

“Christmas Day In Australia Is Set To Go Down As A Classic." -Camden Monthly 

"A Genius Leap of Melodic Bliss" -Warlock Asylum

"A heartfelt piece of outsider pop ...vital and vibrant." -BeachSloth.com

"Known for his inventive charm and daring folk-rock revelry, ...Blind Uncle Harry’s creative charms seem to never end" -Warlock Asylum

"This folksy untraditional Christmas song is the perfect heartfelt alternative to the customary holiday classics. 

Blind Uncle Harry "writes singalong protest comedy songs which somehow manage to be all three of those things at once." -Bob Smith, Static Dive

"known for his biting wit and wise-guy wisdom" and as "a dynamic writer and performer. ...Harry has made a name for himself writing, recording and especially performing his unique brand of folky and funny social commentary." -Bob Smith, Static Dive

“Blind Uncle Harry taps into that wild sensation with his version of a holiday hit, ‘Christmas Day In Australia’” -Sam Reed, Indie Band Guru 

CLICK ON DA PIC TO PLAY/ WATCH CHRISTMAS DAY IN AUSTRALIA

"…known for telling a great tale and usually a damn catchy one, Harry has pinned down a unique niche for himself. -Sam Reed, Indie Band Guru

"I love the world that Blind Uncle Harry builds through the music he and his revolving door of musicians create" -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture Music Blog  

"It reminds me of a wonky, rootsy past, one resurrected from weed, wisdom and wide-eyed wonder, one that combines the most infectious sing-alongs with some deep and meaningful…occasionally deep and meaningless…themes, a bit like the way that Monty Python would bang on about Schopenhauer and then the next moment be hitting each other with fish! It is a place where cosmic country cool is soaked in a hippie hullabaloo and above all, where music is made for all the right reasons." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture  

CHECK OUT HARRY'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUMS “VISUALIZE INDUSTRIAL COLLAPSE (2022) AND THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO BLIND UNCLE HARRY”

PRAISE FOR “THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO BLIND UNCLE HARRY”: 

"...Might Just be the Strangest and Most Brilliant Album to Pass your Way in a Long Time." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

 "Fans of upbeat bluegrass country music with a twist of anti-establishment, politically charged humour will love Blind Uncle Harry’s new album!"  -Woke Chimp

MORE PRAISE FOR VISUALIZE INDUSTRIAL COLLAPSE (SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO BLIND UNCLE HARRY)

“Imagine a 21st Century Woody Guthrie with an even bigger ax to grind and you’ll start to understand what’s going on here. He’s a more dangerous Bob Dylan equally comfy with satire and bleakness.”

“Blind Uncle Harry is as real as it gets and a whole lot more people need to hear these songs. Think music can’t change the world? Think again.”

“If you’re not hip to Harry yet, Visualize Industrial Collapse just might blow you away.”  

-Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review 

“stunning tracks... totally unique... riveting… Blind Uncle Harry will enthrall music lovers with his new album ”Visualize Industrial Collapse" -Just Fame Review 

"a maestro of compelling introspective thought and witty themes" -Warlock Asylum

 "…this is the sound of hope after exploitation of humanity has stopped." 

-Beach Sloth

"…songs that are so fun, wonderfully raggedy, satirical, and occasionally silly that you can’t help but side with these stoner anthems and his gentle rabble-rousing and middle-finger attitudes towards the powers that be." -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture (UK)

“delightfully subversive” -Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review  

"a master of satire" -Excess Magazine (Germany)

"tales of corporate greed, lost souls and societal decline" -Bob Smith, Static Dive

 "this is the sound of hope after exploitation of humanity has stopped." -Beach Sloth

“Visualize Industrial Collapse is the work of an outsider artist with a chip on his shoulder, a guitar in his hand, and the truth on his mind.” 

“…a plain-spoken, minimal style that blends vintage American musical ideas with Doran’s dystopian worldview and relevant, modern-day wisdom.” -Mike O'Cull, Indie Band Guru Review  

“...picture a world without racism, hate and war. Harry takes this perspective one step further, though, by expanding this simple slogan to include an ending to the whole capitalistic economic system.” -Curious For Music Review