Category Archive: Song of the Day

I See Rivers – Da Ram

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I See Rivers describe their sound as “float folk”. Now based in Liverpool, the Norwegian trio is set to release their debut EP ‘Standing Barefoot’. New single ‘Da Ram’ is out on Friday 17th March 2017 laden with vocal harmonies and memorable hooks. If you’re into Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens or Feist, there’s […]

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Tom Williams – Everyone Needs A Home

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Once the captain of the good ship Tom Williams & The Boat, the English songwriter has decided to steer his latest record solo. ‘Everyone Needs A Home’ showcases the distinctive Tom Williams vocal, stellar songwriting and soaring strings. Written in December 2015, it’s an unabashed rallying cry against the ring-wing and xenophobic responses to the […]

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Johnny Flynn – Raising The Dead

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The fourth album from Johnny Flynn, ‘Silicon’ is now available to preorder on CD and vinyl. Each preorder comes with an instant download of this brand new single ‘Raising The Dead’. Simon Ryninks directed the video with featured photography by his partner Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz. In an interview with The Guardian, Johnny Flynn revealed his co-stars […]

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Keston Cobblers Club – Almost Home

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Keston Cobblers Club are back with a brand new album on the way. ‘Almost Home’ will be released on 31st March 2017, and here is a sneak preview of the lead single. The follow-up to 2015’s ‘Wildfire’ sees the band return to a more simple approach to songwriting. With minimal strings, simpler instrumentation and smart […]

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Sam Wickens – Oh Mother

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Sam Wickens is a powerful, soulful singer and songwriter. He’s drawn comparison to artists from Jeff Buckley to Bon Iver – no mean feat for one so young. To our ears, the native of Bangor, Co. Down owes much to neighbouring artists like Foy Vance or David C Clements. There’s something in that sea air […]

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Alexa Wilding – Wolves

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New York songwriter Alexa Wilding released her EP ‘Wolves’ on 8th July. Now you can enjoy the accompanying video. Production credits go to Tom Beaujour (Nada Surf) and Julianna Hatfield (The Mountain Goats). The real star though is Wilding herself. She’s moved on from the dreamy celestial folk of her eponymous 2009 record and 2012’s […]

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Gilded Thieves – Oh Sinner

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Every once in a while a band comes along that instantly grabs your attention and the Gilded Thieves are one of those bands.  We recently saw the band play two fantastic sets at the Sunflowerfest music festival and we liked them. Hailing from Newcastle the band bring together a unique mix of Americana and old […]

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Lowri Evans – Don’t Know Why

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Looking out the windows you might be forgiven for not realising it’s summer. So, here at Folk and Tumble, we thought it was high-time to bring you a little slice of summery folk-pop from Wales. Currently, the whole Welsh nation are on a high with their football team advancing through to the semi-finals of the […]

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Rhain – Josephine

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‘Josephine’ is the second single from one of the hidden gems of British alternative-folk. Rhain spends most of her time split between the Isle of Wight and Bristol and there really must be something in the water down there. This is one performer unafraid to challenge norms and take a stand for independent women doing […]

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Bear’s Den – Auld Wives #SOTD

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‘Red Earth and Pouring Rain’ is the upcoming album from Folk and Tumble favourites Bear’s Den and while the 22nd July may seem a long way away, you can hear your first teaser on the Communion released single ‘Auld Wives’. You know what you get with Bear’s Den by now; sublime songwriting, indie-folk sprawled on a […]

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