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A singer-songwriter par excellence, Josh Ritter work strengthens our belief on the power of good music. This famous American artist enjoys a huge fan base all over the world and performs in many sell-out concerts. Here we give you a sneak-peak to Josh Ritters fantastic journey in the world of music.
Born to two neuroscientists in Moscow, Idaho in 1976; Ritter surprised many by preferring music over other professions. One of his most influencing musical inclination occurred at the age of eighteen after hearing Johnny Cash and Bob Dylans Girl from the North Country.
Josh started writing lyrics and playing guitar after this. He also changed his major from neuroscience to American History Through Narrative Folk Music while in Oberlin College.
Josh Ritters love for music only grew stronger with the presage of time and by the age of 21, he has recorded a music album the campus-based studio. After completing his graduation, Josh kept moving to different places.
From Scotland to Idaho and then from Providence, Rhode Island to Somerville, Massachusetts; Josh absorbed various cultures, adopted different jobs and sold copies of his album.
While still struggling with cut-throat competition in the American music industry, Josh was overwhelmed with the response of his album in the Ireland. His music sold well at open mics there, thus earning Josh little name and fame in the region.
In Ireland, Ritter quickly gained success through a word-of-mouth. From his opening acts with The Frames to his own shows, he hogged the limelight and earned a celebrity status.
Ritter's self-released second album Golden Age of Radio and third effort Hello Starling got a stupendous response and shined on Irish charts for long. Owing to his rising popularity, the British label V2 Records signed him in 2005 and re-released Hello Starling.
Some of the recent works of Josh Ritter include The Animal Years and The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter. Both of these albums earned positive response from the critics and also made Ritter popular on the International music arena.
One of the most lauded qualities of his work is his lyrical excellence. While his music style is more folk and ballads oriented, his lyrics create same magic as of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen and Mark Twain.
An important aspect of Josh Ritters booming career is his exhilarating live performances and tours. This man ensures that all of his fans get the real taste of his music and his regular live concerts are the supreme example of this. Ritter performs in about 100 to 150 concerts and shows every year.
His performances in 2002 Newport Folk Festival and Oxegen 2005 established his base as a profitable live act. His live collaborations with headlining act Joan Baez and with classical violinist Hilary Hahn in 2005 helped him to attain the success he enjoys today. Not to forget his love and regard for The Frames that provided him with his initial stardom.
Today, Josh Ritter is achieving new heights in the world of music. His popularity is no more restricted to just Ireland or some parts of America, indeed he has become the favorite of millions of music lovers from all over the world.
Be it his studio albums or live shows, his solo work or collaborations; Josh Ritter is a sure-shot hit among those who value quality music.
Just catch this talented man live in a concert and you will fall in love with his voice and style. So go for Josh Ritters concert and enjoy his great music!