With his husky voice, a head full of catchy tunes and a story to tell, Jack Savoretti would seem to have everything it takes.
Yet, just one year ago - with two albums already to his name, a raft of rave reviews, and a legion of fans from five years of solid gigging - Jack was about to pack it all in.
Having left his former label and management, he had become thoroughly disillusioned with the music biz at the age of 27. "I was seriously thinking about giving it all up," he admits. He had just gotten married, had a kid on the way, and hadn't written a song in months.