World Cafe Next: Ethan Burns : World Cafe The young Californian has the kind of voice that you hear and immediately believe. Listen to two songs from his debut EP.
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World Cafe Next: Ethan Burns

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World Cafe Next: Ethan Burns

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Playlist

  • "22 Knots"
  • "Homeward"

Ethan Burns has one of those voices that you hear and immediately believe. The 25-year-old grew up in a working-class family in central California, with a gift for immediately being able to play the songs he heard. His vocal style is rough and his songs are relatable.

Burns is set to release his debut EP, 22 Knots, at the end of September. Hear two songs at the audio link above.

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