THE MUSIC INDUSTRY can be one dim-witted meritocracy. But although a bit slow on the uptake, it can eventually be won over by talent and persistence. Take the strange case of David Gray. The Manchester-born songwriter released three brilliant albums in the mid-Nineties, all of which basically tanked in England and the States. Devastated (and understandably confused) by the lack of attention paid to his work, Gray went into a kind of... More >>>