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

Wed
18
Sep
Miranda Sykes
Tix: 01353 740999 / 01353 664706

Ely Folk Club @ The Old Dispensary
Morley Saint Botolph
Fri
20
Sep
Miranda Sykes
Tix: 01709 709406 / nwilson33@hotmail.com

Firbeck Village Hall
Firbeck
Sun
22
Sep
Benji Kirkpatrick & Miranda Sykes Double Header Tix: 01684 892289
Malvern Cube
Malvern
Tue
24
Sep
Miranda Sykes
Tix: 01322 277218 / hawleymkm@aol.com

Dartford Folk Club @ Dartford Working Men's Clb
Dartford
Fri
27
Sep
Miranda Sykes
Miranda Sykes
Aylesbury

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