Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston
Folk Radio

It’s a joyful noise that will have you open-mouthed at what two inventive musicians can achieve with (purposefully) limited acoustic choices. So engaging is this record that it achieved that rare combination of immediacy and longevity and has rarely been off my hi-fi since it arrived.

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Liverpool Sound and Vision

Ms. Sykes and Mr. Preston have produced an album that doesn’t just sit at the heart of the English Folk scene, it captures the very essence of what Folk knows itself to be

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Accoustic Magazine

Love and loss? Familiar themes maybe, but recorded in Miranda’s sitting room, the duo have come up with a clutch of songs that’ll stifle that yawn. The sparse, muted strums of Rex’s bouzouki introduce Miranda’s haunting voice on the title track, before the double bass pushes the song into an unexpected climax of bowed bass. Other obvious highlights include Rex taking over the vocals for Boo Hewerdine’s ‘Sad’, the folky splendor of ‘Going To The West’, and the bluegrass romp of ‘Good Natured Man’. It’s an album that transcends musical boundaries and is stamped with originality.

Upcoming Gigs

Sun
03
Jun
Miranda Sykes
Tickets: 01462 812391

Hitchin Folk Club @ The Sun Hotel
Hitchin
Fri
29
Jun
Miranda Sykes
Manor House, West End
Sedgefield
Thu
27
Sep
Miranda Sykes
Norwegian Church
Cardiff
Fri
02
Nov
Miranda Sykes
Show Of Hands

Assembly Halls
Tunbridge Wells
Wed
07
Nov
Miranda Sykes
Royal Northern College of Music
Manchester

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