The Sleepy Johnson is an indie folk project led by Paul Johnson, based in Gloucester UK. His influences include Damien Rice, Nick Drake, Villagers, Fionn Regan and Stephen Fretwell, and mixes mellow acoustic guitar with catchy melodies and understated vocals.
Paul is a DIY artist recording songs written at home during early years of fatherhood, while the kids were in bed. 'Turn a light on' is his debut release as The Sleepy Johnson (due 8th April 2022), with more singles in the pipeline for 2022.
Previously of Cheltenham indie band The Drawing of the Three and now leading the band Hear the Spheres, Paul is a guitarist, singer, songwriter and private guitar instructor. He has performed most notably at local venues the Frog and Fiddle, Gloucester Guildhall and Bristol Fleece, and festivals including Lakefest and Sportbeat.