This is "Granada Introducing"... a new monthly series where we meet some of the region's most promising musicians.
Meet a musician from Bolton who's making waves in the entertainment industry.
James Holt has supported the Slow Readers Club and drawn praise from legendary music producer Brian Eno. Critics have compared his vocals to his hero John Lennon.
Now the singer/ songwriter is releasing a new single, 'Come out to play' and has recorded an acoustic version exclusive for Granada Introducing.
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