Single Reviews

Sometimes one song done well is enough. Folk and Tumble's single reviews disect the best of country, Americana, and blues, so you can enjoy the listening.

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Persona Non-Grata – Bright Eyes


25th March 2020

After 9 years, and several Oberst side-projects, Bright Eyes is back with 'Persona Non-Grata'. It's warm, emotional, poetic. It's Bright Eyes at their best.

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Haunted – The Coronas


7th February 2020

The Coronas are back with new single 'Haunted' showcasing a new ambient folk pop sound and news of big summer festival dates.

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Already Forgiven – Basia Bulat


5th February 2020

'Already Forgiven' is the new single from the upcoming Basia Bulat album 'Are You In Love?' With guitar, strings, and howling wind, it's simply beautiful.

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Dark Force Rising – Non Canon


4th February 2020

It's 2020 and we need a protest song. Step up Oxygen Thief's Barry Dolan. The Bristolian's alter-ego Non Canon has something to say in 'Dark Force Rising'.

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The Green Man – Brona McVittie


4th February 2020

'The Green Man' by Brona McVittie marks the rebirth of winter into spring and sets a level of excitement for the release of her new album later in the year.

The Lost Brothers – Fugitive Moon


11th November 2019

The Lost Brothers look towards their native Ireland for inspiration and make plans to tour in 2020. Listen to their beautifully melancholic 'Fugitive Moon'.

Young Man – Mike Ross


4th March 2019

Mike Ross, one-third of Redfern, Hutchinson, and Ross, releases his debut single 'Young Man' taken from the upcoming album 'The Clovis Limit Part I'.

Love The One You’re With – Mike Ross


14th December 2018

Mike Ross has had a busy 2018, with new albums and constant touring. Somewhere in there, he found time to record this cover of 'Love The One You're With'.

Gold Dust Woman – Steph Cameron


21st November 2018

Steph Cameron's latest release is a spellbinding cover of the Stevie Nicks Fleetwood Mac classic 'Gold Dust Woman' that hints at what's to come in 2019.