John Grant: songs of sobriety

From Saturday Morning, 10:10 am on 5 March 2016
John Grant with phone and ostrich

John Grant with phone and ostrich Photo: supplied

American singer-songwriter John Grant is lauded for his vocal presence and confessional ballads.

Now based in Iceland, John Grant and his five-piece band will perform for the first time in New Zealand at the Auckland Arts Festival (18 March), and at WOMAD 2016 in New Plymouth (18-20 March).

Kim Hill speaks to him ahead of this arrival in New Zealand.