Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg Biography

Jake Bugg

Nottingham's Jake Bugg began playing guitar age 12 and claims that his formative musical moment was hearing Don McLean's Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) on an episode of The Simpsons

After getting the chance to appear at Glastonbury 2011 aged 17 he was given a contract by Mercury Records.

He toured with Noel Gallagher in the summer of 2012 before releasing his debut album later that year, which got to number one in the UK album charts.

Bugg was one of five nominees for the 2013 Brit Award for "British Breakthrough Act".

He recorded his second album Shagri La in Malibu with Rick Rubin and Iain Archer, with Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers working on the drums to some of his songs.

Shangri La is released November 18 2013.

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