When it comes to snappy introductions, George Montague poses a unique challenge: he is a distinctive composer, versatile vocalist, consummate pianist, deft on guitar, and a master of percussive self-accompaniment and live-looping. But without a doubt the most exciting thing about George Montague is that his overarching talent is even greater than the sum of these many impressive parts. A charismatic performer and highly original songwriter, Montague’s calling card is his undaunted and intelligent play with a myriad of musical textures - the full richness of which can be experienced on the extraordinarily ear-catching Curiouser and Curiouser George.
Already an established performer, Curiouser and Curiouser George sees Montague once again commit his noted live energy to record. Infectious melodies and hooks abound on this album of 17 originals that encompass the full spectrum of Montague’s diverse influences. Containing a signature blend of rock, soul, funk and pop, Curiouser and Curiouser George showcases both the prowess and versatility of this exceptional young artist. Among the standout tracks are the lively and uplifting single ‘Lost’ and the punchy, soul-infused ‘Umbrella’.
An album that will delight aficionados with its musicianship and captivate general listeners with its superb songwriting, George Montague’s Curiouser and Curiouser George is the must-hear release of summer 2016.
“(Curiouser and Curiouser George) what a beauty it is…"
Sam Bonham, BBC Introducing
‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ has a genuine chance of taking Montague into the mainstream, making him a household name in the process - INDIE MUSIC MAG
This album and single might just see George Montague pop his head through that glass ceiling this summer – get on board now so you can brag to your friends that you found him first - TRISICKLE
George Montague hits home run with new sound and new single ‘Lost’ - UNFASHIONABLE MALE
After what has been a difficult week for England in both sport and politics, we needed something to cheer us up and give us something to look forward to.
George Montague, a much hyped new pop song writer with oodles of talent and promise, has given us just that with the announcement of new album ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ - WATCH THIS SPACE
Coming this summer, the album offers even more fun than the single ‘Lost’, with some off-kilter ideas which even bring to mind the likes of Mika and Scissor Sisters. However, if those aren’t your cup of tea, don’t let that put you off – he’s just as adept with more straightforward fare - GOLDEN NEWBIES
Eccentric but immediately accessible, ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ is a new album set for a summer release by excellent songwriter George Montague. His sound is a creative mix of pop with a number of genres, including funk, indie and even a touch of electronica, making the album a varied one full of invention - BUZZJACK
George Montague is a name that, if you haven’t heard a lot of it yet, the likelihood is that you soon will… the album, ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’, is a genuine pop treat, blending the stylised pop fun of Scissor Sisters with the acoustic songwriting of Jason Mraz. It’s an album of real variety, pulled together by his ruthless charm - THE MUSIC SITE
‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ is the full LP, released later this summer, which may well find George Montague the spotlight he deserves… However, teetering on the edge is not enough in this game. With any luck, ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ might just be the thing to push him over - REAL MUSIC NETWORK
George Montague is an artist who not only holds great skill in the instruments he plays, but also knits them together in fantastically well written and produced songs. Bringing together all these elements to simply create good songs would be a sign of an assured songwriter, but the fact that he manages to sound like more than the sum of his own talents marks him out as a great one - MUSIC CROWNS
“Lost” is a slick pop track based around acoustic guitar… the upbeat, mid- tempo pace does a great job of encapsulating his live appeal. Later this summer comes a new album, and having been lucky enough to hear a full preview, I can confirm that trend continues, with neat studio touches embellishing an LP which is full of guile and invention. - Our Rating: 9 out of 10 stars - WHISPERINANDHOLLERIN
A young songwriter with a big future, George Montague is a new pop artist who is turning heads in all the right places. ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’ finds a talented artist on mercurial form, bringing his own wit and spin to the acoustic pop genre. There’s something immediate about Montague’s sound that sets him apart, and all those people tuning in to his YouTube output can’t be wrong. - JUST CAN’T GET ENOUGH MUSIC
‘Lost’ single out now from pop wizard George Montague, one of the most exciting musical prospects in the UK right now. Taken from his new album ‘Curiouser and Curiouser George’, the track serves two masters. First, it confirms to long term fans that he’s still writing radio-ready, accessible independent music. Second, it’s a fine introduction for newbies to his considerable charm. Catchy in all the right ways, this is one independent pop artist who deserves a groundswell of support from music fans in the UK and beyond. - SKIP TO THE GOOD HIT