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Welcome to Faraway George

About the Folk singer

Faraway George is one of the young, new voices on the South African music scene. Originally from the small town of Robertson in the Western Cape, this Afrikaans and English singer/songwriter burst on the scene when his 1st radio single Nooit Te Laat was picked up by Jacaranda FM in June 2016.

Faraway George’s music can be described as modern folk and some roots of blues, as a young boy he was greatly influenced by jazz and rock music and started playing guitar when he was 14 years old.

By August 2015 George left his day job in Robertson and moved to Pretoria. He started recording his first EP and has played no less than 120 shows in the past 12 months. In 2016 he was handpicked to be the support act for multi-award winning Elvis Blue, Touring with Elvis on his Erens In Die Middel Van Nerens Tour.

Faraway George's first album - Vir 'n Vreemdeling, translated "For A Stranger" is a collection of original Afrikaans and English songs written by George in 2015 and released in 2016. Featuring the singles Who Are You and the Afrikaans song Nooit Te Laat which features in the film Nul Is Nie Niks Nie released in 2017.


nooit te laat - music video

who are you - music video


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