John Forrester is a songwriter, vocalist & bassist who has contributed to a wealth of folk, roots & indie bands. Whether performing his own material or providing a foundation for others, he plays from the heart & believes that the song is king. He currently plays bass for Stroud based folk/rock band The Outcast Band, and until early 2013 was part of Medway’s finest folk/punk/cabaret act The Singing Loins. He has been Robb Johnson’s bassist since 2005, appearing on 7 of Johnson’s albums.
He is also a solo performer in his own right and has toured Europe extensively playing acoustic guitar & bouzouki & released 2 albums and an e.p. for German label Twah Records. His new solo album, Outsider, will be released in the Spring of 2014.
“some of the most stunningly articulate songs you’ll hear anywhere from anyone… an acoustic backdrop brimming with passion, ideas & invention…” – R2