9:30 Club’s Blog on Rattlebag Artwork


ART BLANCHE: Rattlebag

It’s pretty clear from talking to Ben Ottewell that he is fascinated by anything to do with the Dia de los Muertos. Unfortunately for Ben, trying to merge this love of Mexican imagery with his music hasn’t always been successful… for a different reason than you might expect.

“Well, I’m in a band called Gomez,” he laughed. “We toyed with using Mexican art for posters a little but because of the name we kinda stayed away from it – it seems so obvious.”

For the British singer-songwriter, a solo album, titled Rattlebag, was then a great excuse to use some of the Mexican imagery he was so taken to.

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Rattlebag on iTunes:  http://smarturl.it/BenOttewell