Reviews & Coverage of Breaking the Spell

“A powerful, poignant set”
**** Guardian

Over the past few months ‘Breaking the Spell of Loneliness’ has been covered quite a bit across the UK media. Things got off to a good start when we were let loose on BBC Two’s Newsnight programme; George discussing the project with presenter Evan Davis and me playing the show out with a rendition of ‘Such A Thing As Society’, our album’s opening track. Shortly before this BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction dedicated a show to the subject of loneliness and featured our project on it. Since then we’ve been live on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and performed a live music-and-spoken-word taster of the show on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. More recently BBC Radio Scotland‘s Janice Forsyth Show had us on to talk about our project and the broader subject, which followed a similar spot on the fantastic Travelling Folk in the Autumn.

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