David Migden & The Dirty Words are an edgy and unique band of musicians. With a combination of Blues, Country, Jazz, Mariachi and Rock the band produces a sound that can only be described as “Twisted American Roots”.
David Migden & The Dirty Words invite you into an unpredictable and beautiful universe of lonely planets in love with comets, nano technology and a strange man trying to sell second hand tattoos that he found in a graveyard by the light of the moon.
David Migden was raised in Little Rock Arkansas. He moved to the UK as a teenager and was brought up on a musical mix of classical, jazz, blues, country and rock & roll. Having performed in numerous outfits around London and appearing on various album releases, David has gained critical acclaim for his song writing and unique soulful voice.
David released his first solo album “Little Stranger” in 2006, he then joined forces with Dirty Words Band. The result was the critically acclaimed album “Second Hand Tattoo”. Gigs across London and the Southeast followed at venues such as Café de Paris, The Jazz Cafe, Dean Street Pizza Express, Ronnie Scott’s, the Borderline, the Troubadour, the American Embassy etc.
The band have played with many other internationally renowned artists including Robert Plant, James Brown, Corinne Bailey Rae, Snowboy, Ian Shaw, Matt Berry, Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), Andy Newmark (Sly & the Family Stone, Roxy Music, John Lennon, Bowie) etc, and have gained a reputation for putting on fantastic shows that focus on David’s incredible songs.
David and the band are currently writing their next album.
View the video of their release ‘Edge Of The World’
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