• The Times

    The Times Heaven and Earth ****   A Scottish-American (via Notting Hill) country bluesman and fan of JJ Cale and Townes Van Zandt, Ogilvy deserves to win over the fans of his heroes with his third album. Heaven and Earth is so warm, Ogilvy’s delivery so laid-back, that you feel as if you could knock […]

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  • NetRhythms.com

    NETRHYTMS Mockingbird ‘Though its recording was interrupted by no less than eight throat operations, the Scottish-American singer-songwriter’s sophomore album has arrived in fine fettle. His honey-smoke vocals bring sounding even more akin to Martin Stephenson than he did on his debut, with hints of Jackson C Frank, John Martyn and Martyn Joseph also peeking through, […]

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  • Uncut

    UNCUT Mockingbird *** ‘The sophomore effort from Scottish /American songsmith David Ogilvy is more subtly shaded, treading a fine line between the fluid intimacy of Nick Drake and the cracked country blues of Townes Van Zandt. Ogilvy’s multi instrumental prowess is extraordinary – equally adept at pedal steel, dobro, ukelele and mandolin.’

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  • The Sunday Post

    The Sunday Post Mockingbird ‘Scots-American singer songwriter has come up with an enjoyable follow up to his debut in ‘Mockingbird’. His heritage is reflected in the acoustic blend of Scots traditional folk sounds and Nashville strings to make a laid back, easy listening joy with hints of Bob Dylan. It’s out on the Thumbpick Records […]

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  • Classic Rock Society

    Steve Ward of the Classic Rock Society Mockingbird ‘Mockingbird is the second album from Scottish/American singer songwriter David Ogilvy and is a collection of gentle folk based songs many with a decidedly Dylanesque feel with more than a hint of Gordon Lightfoot in the vocals. The songs are mainly Ogilvy originals but a Dylan cover […]

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  • David Sinclair

    David Sinclair of The Times Mockingbird David Ogilvy is the J. J. Cale of West London. The Scottish-American singer’s second album, Mockingbird (Thumbpick Records), has that lovely Southern back-porch feel, where songs of reminiscence and regret are steeped in the forgotten art of understatement. “Tell me how long can a man wait for his time?” […]

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  • Evening Standard

    Evening Standard Like It Is A collection of muted beauty.

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  • The Times

    The Times Like It Is Steeped in the understated yet deeply soulful production values that traditional record companies no longer seem interested in marketing.

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  • Musician

    Underground Strength Nation Musician Like It Is Ogilvy’s unquestionable skills as a writer and performer allow this insinuating record to hold it’s own against the  greats Underground Strength Nation

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  • The Daily Telegraph

    The Daily Telegraph Like It Is Breathtaking fingerpicking

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  • Root-and-branches.com

    www.root-and-branches.com Like It Is Wonderful…intoxicating….soulfully uplifting

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  • Americana-uk.com

    americana-uk.com Like It Is Ogilvy is a hugely talented singer-songwriter

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  • Euro Americana Chart

    Euro Americana chart Mockingbird #1 The Euro Americana Chart is compiled by DJs, journalists, retailers, promotors and other people who are interested in Americana music from all over Europe. David Ogilvy’s “Mockingbird” reached the Number 1 spot in December 2004.

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