Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but embracing the musical roots of North America upon his family's move to Minneapolis in his teens, BEN KYLE is well known as the songwriter-frontman behind the beloved alt-country band ROMANTICA, as well as a distinctive solo and collaborative musical voice. He has won numerous songwriting awards and his recordings have been critically heralded: PASTE Magazine named ROMANTICA'S album, America, "One of the Best Albums of the Year." And American Songwriter has called his latest release "Perfect."
Ryan Adams, Alejandro Escovedo, Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek) and Dan Wilson are just some of the artists who have collaborated with Ben and his album of duets with Austin TX roots sweetheart Carrie Rodriguez, We Still Love Our Country, was a big hit with Americana Radio in 2011. His latest project is a self-titled solo debut, that's receiving unanimously rave reviews and has inspired the Huffington Post to dub Kyle "A Sleeping Giant." Ben Kyle can be counted on, to bring you a song, brimming with melody, meaning and feeling. He writes and sings from the heart and will likely move yours.