Laurence was handed the award for “Young Artist of the Year,” at the 2014 British Blues Awards ceremony held at the Great British R ‘n’ B Festival in Colne, Lancashire. Walter Trout invited the band to support them on his 2013 UK tour “Laurence is a cross between Eric Clapton & Buddy Guy he is a genius” – “Walter Trout” “Classic Rock – Blues Magazine” – Call him the “Future of the blues” and the “next big thing”. The young gunslinger of the blues Laurence Jones has sensationally signed a deal with “Ruf Records”. His Debut album for the label and 2nd album for Laurence was recorded at the Legendary Dockside Studio in Louisiana where artists such as B.B King and Derek Trucks have recorded. A catalogue of big names appear on the album, including Walter Trout, Aynsley Lister, Yonrico Scott, Charlie Wooton and producer Mike Zito.