Joshua Brande (pronounced, Brandy) is an American living in Ireland. He has been influenced by a wide range of acoustic singer/songwriters, of the '60's onward. Most notably the literate, poetic writers of that era. His songs are personal but not always autobiographical.
Joshua writes songs that allow the listener to have a new or renewed experience within the song. Songs that have an "oh yeah, I know what that's about," a "been there, done that, or know someone who has", kind of feeling to them.
If Josjua can say it in a poetic and less predictable way, wthout being overly "heady" and difficult, he doesn't think it'sa bad thing.
The songs contained here are self recorded, live and without much production add-ons and enhancements. They're raw and real.
Joshua has been infuenced by nearly anyone with an acoustic guitar and something to say regardless of style and genre. The literate, poetic, singer/song writers of the 1960's and 70's,such as Dylan, C