Handkerchief Thief is the musical moniker of Sam McLaren, a singer-songwriter based in Sydney. Sam's unique take on contemporary indie-folk combines elements of intricate fingerpicking and progressive layering, masterfully crafting dynamic pieces of emotional evocation. Traversing whimsical highs and hauntingly beautiful depths, Handkerchief Thief’s songwriting regales with lyrical tales on everything from death to politics. It doesn’t take much more than his alluring vocals to take a hold of the listener, creating a captivating ambience that draws you further into his world of feeling and thought.
Handkerchief Thief is currently working on his debut album, due for release in 2015.