Welcome to the website of Scottish singer songwriter Dean Owens

UK Artist Of The Year / UK Album Of The Year (Americana UK Readers Poll 2022)

UK Song of the Year Award winner (AMA UK Awards 2019)

  • offical announcement - UK Song of the Year Award winner (AMA-UK)
  • Dean Owens (in teal suit, hat and yellow shirt, on stage, being presented with Americanafest UK Song of the Year Award 2019 by Graham Gouldman (10CC)

One of my favourite artists… “Whispering” Bob Harris (BBC)
For God’s sake buy this album…! Russell Brand
Scotland’s most engaging and haunting singer-songwriter Irvine Welsh


20 Mar 2023

Crowdfunder campaign launched for Dean’s next album, Spirit Ridge, to be recorded with Antonio Gramentieri, at Crinale Studio, Italy. It’s been selected to be part of Creative Scotland‘s crowdmatch competition – all pledges will be matched (up to £10k) by Creative Scotland’s fund. Click here for the link to the project page.

Jan 2023

Dean Owens & The Sinners at Celtic Connections is SOLD OUT. New tour dates inc UK and Netherlands TBA during Feb. See “Live” page for details

23 DEC 2022

Dean Owens wins UK Artist of The Year and UK Album of the Year (Sinner’s Shrine) awards in American UK’s Readers Poll 2022. Click here for full story and list of winners

28 OCT 22

19 Feb 2022

  • Double page interview by editor of Rolling Stone (France) who says Sinner’s Shrine is his “Record of the Week”

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  • Video: New Mexico – from The Burning Heart (Desert Trilogy Vol 1) and Sinner’s Shrine (Released Feb 2022)