The Edge Sessions presents Paul Thorne from Plastic Dinosaurs – ‘Ruins’


The Edge Sessions are back, this time featuring Paul Thorne from Plastic Dinosaurs, playing his song ‘Ruins’. The Edge Sessions team filmed Paul Thorne in the somewhat surprisingly serene setting of Southampton Common.

Paul began writing music from an early age, first picking up a guitar in primary school. He really found his passion for guitar when he reached the age of 15, when he began experimenting  with different musical genres. It wasn’t until he joined Southampton University that he formed his band Plastic Dinosaurs, which consists of Paul Thorne and Adam Wells. He explains, ‘we’ve been playing music together in various forms since our early teens. Our debut E.P. ‘Tracks’ blends the sound of an acoustic singer-songwriter with synthesisers and electronic beats. We think it’s best described as acoustic synth-pop’.

1382286_10202091167141826_1135237327_nThe song ‘Ruins’ was inspired by Paul’s travels around South America, exploring all the ancient ruins and architecture. He manages to combine and offset his soft falsetto vocals with his ‘roaring’ lower register, which perfectly compliments the reflective nature of the song.



To find out more about Paul Thorne and the Plastic Dinosaurs check out their website. Their debut E.P. ‘Tracks’ is available to listen to here.

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Photos courtesy of Declan Wynne.


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Hi I'm Grace I risk sounding disgustingly cliched but I cannot remember a time when music wasn't part of my life. I love going to gigs and have been known to dabble in a bit of gigging and song writing myself.

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