Scratchcards & Wine

by DB Cohen

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Shit Jobs 02:33
Dinner Party 04:15
Bus 142 03:37
Scratchcards 05:02
Stars 03:43
Simpler 02:58
The Dealer 03:18
Rockahula 03:13
The Boatman 04:55


DB Cohen's debut album 'Scratchcards & Wine' is produced by music legend Snowboy and boasts an array of amazing musicians from the likes of: Florence & The Machine / The Specials / Emeli Sande / The Baddies and the James Taylor Quartet.
Drawing from DB's varied background, years of travelling abroad and influences such as the Kinks, Bob Dylan, Paul Weller and Madness. He has produced an exciting debut album full of well crafted, hard hitting, classic songs with a few surprises thrown in for good measure.

NME's Dean Chalkley - 'A great new album laid down by a bristling new talent'


released May 28, 2013

All songs written by DB Cohen
Produced by Snowboy

Cover Artwork by Anita Michalkiewicz

DB Cohen-lead vocals, guitar, harmonica,
Snowboy - Percussion
Toby Gore-Drums
Nick Sayce- Drums (tracks) 3,5,11,12,13
Mark Saunders- bass
Gary Crockett-bass 3,10,12,14
Mike Webster-elec guitar 4,7
Martin McNeil blues slide guitar 3
Steve Hooker-guitar solo 13
Rusty Bradshaw-hammond B3 & harpsichord 2,6,9
Michael Moore-piano & cello 2,7,8,10
Simon 'Sting' Davies-hammond B3 & piano 10,14
Steve 'West' Weston-harmonica 14
Andrew Gray - Trumpet & horn arangements
Tim Smart-trombone
Sam Bullard-Sax 1,2,4
Adam Bishop-Sax
Shanti Paul Jayasinha-trumpet solo 1
Ladonna Harley-Peters- backing vocals 2,6,9
Natalie Farmer-backing vocals 3
Charlie Parris -backing vocals 3
Nadia Nadif-backing vocal arrangement 2,6,9

Engineer & mix- Simon 'Sting' Davies @ big noise studios, Rochford, Essex-3,5,10,11,12,13,14
Engineer & mix- Pat Collier @ Perryvale Studios, Forest Hill, London- All others


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db cohen Gatineau, Québec

Born in South London and raised on Bob Dylan, Kinks and Cream. D.B Cohen's sound is described by his producer Mark ‘SNOWBOY’ Cotgrove as a cross between Paul Weller, early Who, Chicago Blues, Rockabilly, and Two Tone Ska. With Florence and the Machine bassist Mark Saunders and keyboardist Rusty Bradshaw, the brass section from the Specials, DB's studio team has created a truly amazing debut album. ... more

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