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WFUV's John Platt named "Love is Love" one of his top ten favorite songs for 2016.

Folk DJ October 2016 Chart #5 CD of the month and "Late for the Protest is #9 Song of the month!

 

"Love is Love, the latest CD from Paul Sachs deals with loss in its many guises. In deceptively lean, elegant lyrics, Sachs shows his continuing dedicated command of the songwriter’s craft."

Richard Cuccaro Acoustic Live

"Two days after I gave Paul Sachs’ new record, “Love Is Love,” a couple of listens, two things linger: the melodies and the stories. Paul’s a gifted, expressive singer and fingerpicker as well, but those melodies — some at a slower cadence that suits their subject, others more up-tempo — stick with you. And then there are the stories...In an era where many artists stick with the stubbornly personal, it’s refreshing to hear an artist tackle important, universal themes through the eyes of people struggling to find their way."


--Regan Brown The Newsletter of the Houston Folklore and Music Society 

 

Kerrville New Folk Songwriting Competition winner 2013

Wildflower Songwriting competition finalist 2013

Kerrville New Folk Songwriting Competition finalist 2012

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist finalist 2011

Oil Town is named one of the top Folk albums of 2011 on both the Folk DJ list and Roots Music Report


Reviews: 

Survival is the New Success reached #23 on Roots Music Report's top 100 Americana Country Album Charts of 2014. 

Bob Sherman of WFUV's Woody's Children names "Survival is the New Success" one of the top ten albums of 2014!

 

Survival Is The New Success’ is a devastating commentary on life in modern America. When a character in the song realizes he’s worth more to his family dead than alive because of his life insurance policy, it’s a powerful moment and a piece of truly great songwriting. When asked to describe Paul’s music and songwriting, my answer is, ’real’.
Richard Cuccaro-Acoustic Live.

 

His latest release, Survival is the New Success, continues the development of a folk musician for modern times. No hybrids appear, and no need to claim dual citizenship for cool cred as Folk Rock, the instrumentation on Survival is the New Success gathers around an acoustic guitar and the man whose finger-picking style is as crucial to the songs as his one-line jabs and jeers. -The Alternate Root

 

Paul Sachs is the real deal.  When it comes to writing songs that capture everyday life, Paul has his finger on the pulse. Whether finding inspiration from Hank Williams or a visit to Oswald's window from which the shots that killed JFK rang out, Paul's observations combine a keen sense for the daily struggles of humanity with a strong musical craft.  "Survival is the New Success" captures the essence of what he does so well. Wanda Fisher WAMC Hudson River Sampler.

 

Sachs is also available for house concerts and is always looking for venues to play! Please send him an email with any information.

 

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