Keaton Henson (born 24 March 1988),is an English folk rock musician, visual artist and poet from London. As a musician he usually sings and plays guitar. Keaton Henson also suffers from serious stage fright and, as a result, he rarely plays concerts.
He released his debut album Dear... in November 2010 on Motive Sounds Recordings in a limited edition which he made by hand himself.It was officially released in 2012 by Oak Ten Records. The album was well received by critics, with Allmusic saying "The record provides a brief snapshot of his turmoil during one of the most dejected times in his life and is delivered in a beautiful, brutally honest way, conveying more in one song than an interview could ever uncover."and the BBC saying "Keaton Henson isn’t a show-off, but with talent like this, he has every right to be."and Metacritic gave it an overall rating of 70 out of 100. He released his second album Birthdays in February 2013. Henson is also a visual artist; his art show Hithermost took place at the Pertwee, Anderson & Gold gallery in London in January 2013 and "sold quickly". He has also released a wordless graphic novel called "Gloaming", published by Pocko, which is "essentially a field guide to a spirit world beyond our reality".