BIOGRAPHY

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HAILING FROM THE EAST COAST OF SCOTLAND, AN AWARD WINNING SINGER SONGWRITER WHO QUIT THE UK MUSIC BUSINESS THEN RELOCATED TO THE UNITED STATES. AFTER A 15 YEAR HIATUS HE STARTED PERFORMING LIVE AGAIN IN THE SUMMER OF 2013, ALREADY A MAJOR NAME ON THE PHILADELPHIA MUSIC SCENE DUE TO HIS POWERFUL LIVE PERFORMANCE'S. HIS SONGS HAVE BEEN FEATURED NATIONWIDE ON SYNDICATED RADIO NETWORKS, RADIO STATIONS AND MUSIC BLOGS THROUGHOUT EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA,AND WORLDWIDE ON INTERNET RADIO, AS WELL AS ON PROMOTIONAL RELEASE'S FOR MUSIC FESTIVALS, AND MUSIC CONFERENCE'S. HIS FOLK ROCK SOUND IS A TOUCH OF OLD SCHOOL TOM WAITS AND BOB DYLAN MIXED WITH DAVID GRAY'S SONGWRITING QUALITY AND THE RAW POWER OF THE TALLEST MAN ON EARTH. NOW PERFORMING AT PREMIERE MUSIC VENUES IN THE PHILADELPHIA REGION AND AT UPCOMING MUSIC CONFERENCES AND FESTIVALS THROUGHOUT THE EAST COAST.  ELEVENTEEN RELEASED IN AUGUST 2013. ELEVENTEEN, MADE POPA'S TUNES TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2013. THIS WAS FOLLOWED BY THE UPBEAT SINGLE FINN MCCOOL, RELEASED IN FEBRUARY 2014. HAVING SIGNED TWO PUBLISHING DEALS THE AIM IS TO HAVE HIS MUSIC BREAK WITH TV AND MOVIE GOING AUDIENCES. THE EP - PANIC MERCHANT, WAS RELEASED IN OCTOBER 2014, THE STRIPPED DOWN FOUR SONG EP RECORDED LIVE ON VINTAGE EQUIPMENT AT KAWARI SOUND. IT HAS ALREADY BEEN PLAYED ON THE NATIONALLY SYNDICATED RADIO SHOW - THE INTERNATIONAL AMERICANA RADIO SHOW, AND WXPN 88.5FM AMONG MANY OTHERS. THE SINGLE - THE GREAT NORTH ROAD, FUSING AMERICANA, FOLK, AND COUNTRY WAS RELEASED IN APRIL 2015, FOLLOWED BY THE SINGLE - HAPPY IS THE CLOUD, IN AUGUST 2015. 2015 HAS ALREADY BROUGHT HIS STUNNING LIVE PERFORMANCE'S TO RADIO - ( NATIONALLY SYNDICATED SHOWS AS WELL AS IN-STUDIO PERFORMANCES INCLUDING WSTW 93.7FM, WSMC 90.3FM, WNJR 91.7 FM AND FEATURED ON SYNDICATED RADIO SHOW UP CLOSE AND ACOUSTIC) MUSIC FESTIVALS - (INCLUDING STUNNING LIVE PERFORMANCES AT THE NEW JERSEY FOLK FESTIVAL, THE 54TH PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL, AND ON STANDBY FOR NXNE.) MUSIC CONFERENCE'S - ( PATRIOT NEWS - "CONCERT NOT TO MISS" AT MILLENNIUM MUSIC CONFERENCE ) LIBERTY MUSIC FEST, CAPE MAY SINGER SONGWRITER, AND MAKE MUSIC PHILLY WHERE HE SHOWCASED AS THE MAIN ACT AT THE PREMIERE VENUE. PRESS - ( BEST OF PHILLY 2014 PLAYLIST , CONCERTS NOT TO MISS, NJ FOLK FESTIVAL INTERVIEW ) PANDORA - ( HIS SONGS CONTINUE TO FIND A NEW WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE THROUGH PANDORA AND SPOTIFY ) MUSIC SHOWCASES - PHL LIVE, BETA HIFI EMERGING ARTIST SHOWCASE, WHERE ONLY THE PREMIERE TALENT IN THE TRI STATE PERFORMED. MUSIC RELEASES - ( ALL THE KINGS HORSES FROM ELEVENTEEN WAS ON THE APRIL 2015 COMPILATION FOLK AMERICA FROM ALTCO RECORDINGS ). NOVEMBER 2015 BROUGHT REGIONAL AWARENESS TO HIS SONGWRITING WITH THE OPENING SLOT FOR LEGENDARY UK SONGWRITER AL STEWART AT A PACKED OUT COLONIAL THEATRE IN PHOENIXVILLE PA. JANUARY 2016 BROUGHT THE RELEASE OF HIS 2ND EP - BY INDUSTRY WE FLOURISH.

2016 BEGAN A FOUR YEAR HIATUS FROM MUSIC DUE TO SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY, AND A FAMILY ILLNESS.
JANUARY 2020, BRINGS PAUL BACK, THIS TIME WITH A FULL BAND...THE NIGHTHAWKS....

JOING PAUL ARE

BRYAN QUIGLEY - BASS GUITAR

BRIAN TURNER - DRUMS/VOCALS

CHRIS PALMER - MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST
PAUL SAINT JOHN AND THE NIGHTHAWKS FIRST RELEASE WAS THE SINGLE - CARRY ON, IN JANUARY 2020, FOLLOWED BY SOME LIVE SOLD OUT SHOWS, AND THEN, ......... THE WORLD STOPPED. THE EP - WHISTLES AND BELLS, WAS RELEASED TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM IN MAY 2020. ( NOMINATED FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AT BLUES AND ROOTS RADIO ).

FOLLOWING ON THE BAND RELEASED THE EP GREEN LIGHTS ON DECEMBER 1ST 2020. BATTLING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC LIKE EVERY OTHER BAND, THE BAND RECORDED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM - SOMETIMES NEVER LATE, WHICH WAS RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER 2021.
PRIOR TO THAT, ON JULY 4TH THE BAND RELEASE THEIR SINGLE - SIDESHOW QUEEN, ON ALL MUSIC PLATFORMS, "AN EAR WORM OF A SONG THAT GIVES A GREAT INTRODUCTION TO THE BANDS DEBUT ALBUM SOUND.

IN AUGUST

2021, THE BAND RELEASED ITS SECOND SINGLE - RUNNING.

PRIOR TO THE ALBUM RELEASE, NPR PICKED UP THE BANDS SONG - MAN ON FIRE, AND USED IT FOR ONE OF THEIR PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS FOR THEIR FAMOUS TINY DESK CONTEST.

THE BAND IS BACK PLAYING LIVE AS OF SEPTEMBER 2021.