Recorded in Nashville Tennessee over four days, Martin’s seventh album and second with Bassist Daniel Kimbro is rooted in Blues and Americana. Their ‘less is more’ approach delivers accomplished slide guitar playing and memorable, timeless songwriting. The album features 14 time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas (Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton), Derek Mixon (Chris Stapleton, Sam Lewis) and Micah Hulsher (Alabama Shakes). Static in the Wires’ follows the highly acclaimed 2015 ‘Live At Southern Ground’ A ‘Spellbinding 50 minutes’ as The Observer put it. “Slide guitar master. Martin Harley is the business”. Roots magazine. Martin’s fan base continues to grow with worldwide touring and festival appearances throughout 2017.
“Martins songwriting has truly come of age” - Acoustic Magazine
This is a phenomenal record and one, which is aptly named. “Static In The Wires” crackles with a rare electricity. 9/10 - Maximum Volume
Simply superb musicianship, sublime – Blues in Britain