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Author: David Scott
This stunning release from award winning UK singer and songwriter Ruth Lyon is timely given her imminent American debut at the prestigious South by South West (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas March 11th-19th whose alumni include Norah Jones and The White Stripes.
“’On The Ride’ is a letter to friends asking them to let us know when they’re in need. It’s a song for tough times.” – Liz Jones
A major strength of the band throughout the set was the chemistry between the musicians which impacts upon their interactions with each other to achieve a cohesive and expansive sound.
Even by Megson’s high standards, ‘Unknown Waters’ is a tour de force, indeed a force of nature. Debs and Stu are dedicated, hard working and immensely talented road warriors keeping traditional music alive and creating memorable new songs along the way.
As a taster for further covers in ‘Unknown Waters,’ the appetite is whetted.
This reminiscent, heart-breaking journey through a bleak and cold snowscape by a sad, lone figure in a reindeer-pulled sleigh is brought to life by the animator Scuba Steve
“My new album, ‘The Beat Goes On,’ offers light to darkness. It covers the themes of love, beauty, hope and nature, and sets these in opposition to sadness, loss, fear, and hurt. ‘The Beat’ draws on blues, soul, folk, jazz, Americana, and roots music.” – Sean Taylor
Sarah has reached the pinnacle of her career so far with what will be hailed as a magnum opus, perhaps even an Opus Dei by the church worshippers of St Buryan