Paolo Nutini has just been confirmed as the closing headliner at RockNess 2011. The Scottish singer songwriter tops the bill on the main stage on Sunday June 12th. RockNess festival director Jim King explained why Paolo was chosen to headline this major event, stating, “Paolo has proven across his two albums that he is the best act of his generation to come out of Scotland and he is already on his way to becoming one of the very best acts in the world.” RockNess 2011 takes place June 10-12 against the iconic backdrop of the world famous Loch Ness in Scotland.
Paolo Nutini is out with the music video to his new single ’10/10′, off the Scottish singer/songwriter’s second studio album ‘Sunny Side Up’, out now on Atlantic Records. The video uses live footage from Paolo’s time on the road in support of the album. Watch it via his YouTube below.
Paolo Nutini is out with a cover of the Arcade Fire song ‘Wake Up’. Watch it via the Scottish singer songwriter and his band performing the track below.
Perhaps Miley Cyrus read Paolo Nutini’s comments to The Sun about Twitter to convince her to delete her account. The Scottish singer songwriter doesn’t get celebrities who constantly post updates on the micro blogging site. “I don’t really get it. I do have an account but it’s not always me updating it,” Nutini said. “Why would I like to be just writing random sentences all say? I don’t think: ‘Oooh I am going to tell everyone I know that I just woke up.’ I don’t care if the fans know that because I’d rather they know I’m concentrating on my music. Plus I don’t have the time.”
Paolo Nutini is out with behind the scenes footage from the set of his video for ‘Coming Up Easy’. Follow the Scottish singer songwriter and his co-star Harvey the Rabbit as they wander the streets and bars together searching for the meaning of life.
“This isn’t the weirdest thing either of us have done, so what does that say about us,” Paolo joked while in a bar with Harvey.
The soulful track appears on ‘Sunny Side Up’, which is available now. Watch the footage below.
Paolo Nutini is out with the music video to his new single ‘Coming Up Easy’, the second release from the Scottish singer/songwriter’s second studio album ‘Sunny Side Up’, out now on Atlantic Records. Watch it via Paolo’s Muzu.tv channel below.
Absolute Radio DJ Ben Jones spoke with Paolo Nutini backstage at the Isle of Wight Festival 2009, where the Scottish singer songwriter talked about going #1 with ‘Sunny Side Up’, the view by some that the album was too eclectic, camping at the festival, and having good memories of the festival after getting to perform with the Rolling Stones in 2007. Watch the interview below the cut. (more…)
Paolo Nutini is out with behind the scenes footage from the making of his ‘Candy’ music promo. The clip features the Scottish singer songwriter on set in Cuba as he shot the video, soaking up the glorious scenes and serenading the locals with his acoustic guitar.
The video has since been removed.
Before the show in Spokane with Paolo Nutini, Serena Ryder and Paolo were invited to the KXLY radio station to play a few songs and meet some fans. Look out for the upcoming footage of that show as well as an artist-on-artist interview with Serena Ryder and Paolo Nutini.
A clip from backstage briefly showed Paolo on guitar before Serena joked that he didn’t want to be on film because he was having a bad hair day.
After talking about their breakfast, Ryder signed off with a ‘Mork & Mindy’ “Na-Nu Na-Nu”.
Watch it via MySpace below.
Paolo Nutini took part in a PSA for the UNHCR campaign ‘Gimme Shelter’, covering The Rolling Stones hit as the ad highlights the effects of the conflict in eastern Congo, which has led to the death of 1,000 people a day and forcing more than 250,000 people, many of them already displaced, to flee their homes. Check out more details and donate at unhcrshelter.org. The Nutini PSA at MySpace can be viewed below.