Farryl Purkiss is a singer-songwriter based in Cape Town. After learning to play the guitar at 15 he began writing songs shortly after his 16th birthday. In 2005 he released a self financed EP which caught the attention of 2feet Music. Purkiss began touring in South Africa and abroad to promote his first full-length album, which was released in 2007. Following the success of his first album, Purkiss has toured extensively throughout Australia, Europe, the United States and South Africa. His music has also been featured in commercials, television shows and movies. His most recent album, “Fruitbats & Crows” released in 2009 was nominated for multiple South African Music Awards in 2010.
By: Elizabeth Stene | Beat-Play Ambassador South Africa | @LizMWL | Music Without Labels & Beat-Play, LLC