Paul Shine is a singer, songwriter, musician and poet based in London. With a stage presence that blends fiery charisma and a halo of mystic sensitivity, the frontman of rock band Dead Writers has made his fascination for literature a trademark that pervades his captivating music and live performances. His work has often been likened to The Cure, Queen and Manic Street Preachers.
Described as ‘astonishing’ by goth icon Nick Cave, Paul’s fusion of impressive vocals, elegant piano playing, poetic lyrics and dark bohemian aesthetics make up a thrilling experience that instantly drags listeners into a moment of rapture and electric beauty.
‘Darkly romantic with an untouchable coolness’ – MetalPlanet Music
‘Shine’s energy and passion for performing his songs is striking and compelling – he commands attention and you can’t help but be drawn in’ – Louder Than War
‘Vocals that could easily fill a stadium. An instant classic’ – A&R Factory