Jake Bugg: ‘Dolly Parton is pretty cool’

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The singer-songwriter has also said that his third album could be country music inspired

Jake Bugg has admitted to being a big Dolly Parton fan.

Speaking to The Daily Star, the singer-songwriter called the country music legend a “woman with great stories”. He commented: ”I’m a fan of Dolly’s beautiful voice and great songs. She’s a woman with great stories, so Dolly is pretty cool.”

He went on to say that his next album could be country inspired. ”I’ve recently been coming up with new ideas for songs and have come up with country ideas. Next year I’d like to have some time off to travel around the southern states, Nashville and Memphis, and hang out, get inspired, see what happens.Maybe I’ll make a country album, which would be pretty sweet.”

Jake Bugg will play five UK dates in October, including a major show at London’s Alexandra Palace. The shows are some of the largest Bugg has ever played. Following the UK run, the singer-songwriter will be supporting The Black Keys on their October/November tour of arenas in Canada and the USA.

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Jake Bugg will play:

Cardiff Arena (October 5)
Wolverhampton Civic Hall (October 7)
Liverpool Echo 2 (October 18)
Bridlington Spa (October 20)
London Alexandra Palace (October 21)

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