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Simon Kempston is ‘one of Scotland’s very best singer-songwriters’ (The Herald), a composer and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist based in Edinburgh. His beautifully crafted material showcase his distinctive, intricate fingerstyle guitar work, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals.

Simon has performed across the world in 35 countries and counting.   Having toured for more than a decade internationally, he has countless experience of major festivals, television and radio appearances whilst his acclaimed life performances are intense, impassioned and unmissable.

Highly recommended, very fine album from a very fine young Scottish musician
Iain Anderson
BBC Radio Scotland
Highly engaging work – a persuasive piece of work and a distinctive sound
Jim Gilchrist
The Scotsman
Truly extraordinary song and video
Tom Morton
BBC Radio Scotland
One of Scotland's very best singer-songwriters
Alan Morrison
The Sunday Herald
Delicately beautiful melodies, strikingly politicised lyrics....there's a real sense of craft here
Alan Morrison
The Sunday Herald
'A Fine Line' is a great listen
Michael Rossi
Late Junction, BBC Radio 3
Brilliant and quite unique guitar skills, Dundee has undoubtedly produced one of Scotland’s most poetic and expressive musicians
Three Weeks
Edinburgh Festival Magazine
The beauty of the music grows with every listen, 'A Fine Line' is a collection of songs which is incredibly reflective, intelligent and deserving of serious attention
Charlotte Taylor
Maverick Magazine
Thought provoking lyrics coupled with beautifully crafted songs make this a beguiling album.
Rick Fulton
The Daily Record
Lovely songs, lovely production, elegantly & beautifully played, the songs give you goosebumps on the goosebumps
Cherrie McIwaine
BBC Radio Ulster
Beautiful tunes…..infinitely talented
BBC at the Edinburgh Festival
A stunning talent
STV (Scottish Television)
Beautifully authentic guitar style & heartfelt vocal
Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 6
Intelligent, passionate and highly original
fROOTS magazine