Darren Hayman is the Essex-born lead singer, songwriter and guitarist with UK indie band Hefner, big favourites of the late John Peel. Hayman released four studio albums with Hefner (plus a compilation and a live album) and one album with The French. Hayman can now be found performing solo, or as part of an indie bluegrass supergroup, Hayman, Watkins, Trout and Lee. The debut Darren Hayman solo album, Table for One was released in early 2006. His second solo album, 'Darren Hayman and The Secondary Modern', was released in October 2007.
He lives in London with his wife and his dog Beulah.
The Essex Way ; as He Releases the Violence, the Final Record in His Essex Trilogy, Darren Hayman Returns to Brentwood to Tell Darryl Webber about Growing Up in Essex, How It's Inspired Him over the Years and about His Fascination with the 17th Witch Trials in the County
Nov 08, 2012; You can take the boy out of Essex but you can't take the Essex out of the boy. I'm not sure how keen Darren Hayman would be on...