“Blending a discography of radio – ready anthems, dreamy indie stunners and classic rock bangers”, Bettridge weaves an alternative spirit into everything he makes. A son of rural Wales, growing up in the seaside town of Ogmore – by – Sea, Dan Bettridge is a singer – songwriter whose output defies rigid classification. While a traditional singer – songwriter at heart, echoing influences from Americana, Soul, Rock and Folk, Bettridge weaves his alternative spirit into everything he does resulting in a wide – ranging sonic palette larger than the sum of its parts. The result is a compelling smorgasbord of styles, “blending a discography of radioready anthems, dreamy indie stunners and classic rock bangers” (TheMusicMermaid.com).
With equal measurements of deeply intimate poetry and narrative – based lyric writing, Dan’s music delves deep into themes of love, politics, freedom and topics that surround the complexity of the human condition. Named Acoustic Magazine’s “Next Big Thing”, Dan is quickly gaining mo mentum as an artist to look out for in 2020. Backed internationally, Bettridge’s debut LP ‘Asking For Trouble’ featured on iTunes Canada’s homepage, found its way onto notable editorial playlists, and reached across radio networks.
Dan currently sits on an impressive discography spanning 7 years; 2 EPs, 1 double – length album, and a slew of mesmerizing singles and covers. His steady release schedule continues into 2020, with a forthcoming EP (its name currently under wraps) to be released in the Spring. Dan is a PRS Foundation Momentum funded artist. #FundedByPRSF