PRESS

“Liked most of the artwork except the Shaun Belcher works as I felt my 5 year old could do better paintings that that. I couldnt see the point in it.”
Anonymous comment on Lincoln show

”Belcher is different again, here showing rough cartoons whose hero is Moogee the Art Dog, wandering through the minefield of the contemporary art establishment. The cartoons are openly hostile rather than merely satirical, the tickboxy culture brutally castigated by Belcher’s spleen probably deserving such a good savaging “
MARK PATTERSON, Nottingham Evening Post ‘TYPO’ show review 20.10.06

“… Shaun Belcher, a freelance journalist. Belcher also provides all the lyrics for the record. His writing seems steeped in the nostalgic melancholy of Woody Guthrie or even Thomas Hardy and works very well in a peculiarly English way.”
(Trailer Star Moon Over The Downs CD) AMERICANA-UK.COM

“He’s an impressive and authentically steeped writer and deservedly gets an equally impressive if largely little known roster of contributors to interpret his material.”
(Trailer Star CD) MIKE DAVIES, NETRHYTHMS UK

“Belcher cannot be accused of nostalgia or pastoral myth-making but is as vituperative in tone as Larkin”
RAYMOND FRIEL, SOUTHFIELDS MAGAZINE.

..the poems… individually and cumulatively preserve aspects of identity and genealogy rooted in a particular soil and way of life.. …an underlying humaneness.”
STEWART CONN (POET, PLAYWRIGHT )

Left Lion Nottingham – Artist profile 2008

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