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Watch Benjamin Booker On Jools Holland 8 October 2014 in benjaminbooker

In case you missed it last night check out Benjamin Booker performing ‘Violent Shiver’ from his debut, self-titled album (out now) on Jools Holland! Tune into Friday’s extended show to see him play a second song and maybe a tinker on the piano with Jools…

Benjamin Booker 'Have You Seen My Son?' Live At The 100 Club 6 October 2014 in benjaminbooker

Check out this live video by Barber & Beale of Benjamin Booker tearing through ‘Have You Seen My Son?’ at his recent raucous 100 Club show in London. You can also catch Benjamin performing on Jools Holland on Tuesday and Friday this week!

Benjamin Booker Album Out Today 18 August 2014 in benjaminbooker

Happy album release day Benjamin Booker! You can pick up a copy of his self-titled debut from your friendly local record store or online from Rough Trade or iTunes.

The press seems to be as taken with the album as we are:

DIY Magazine – 4/5 – “Starts off where Alabama Shakes’ southern-blues extravaganza finished”

The Guardian – 4/5 – “Dan Auerbach and co, considered yourselves warned”

Record Collector – 4/5 – “Stunning… An absolute joy of a debut”

The Independent – 4/5 – “A wild, wonderful expression of youthful angst and energy”

NME – 8/10 – “Takes the blueprint honed by his rock’n‘roll forebears and transports them bang into 2014”

Check out Benjamin’s electrifying performance of album track Have You Seen My Son? here: