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Stick In The Wheel - Follow Them True

East London five piece folk band Stick in the Wheel are headed by singer Nicola Kearey, and guitarist/producer Ian Carter. Their debut “From Here”(2015) was fRoots magazine Album of the Year and a MOJO Folk Album of the Year, with four BBC Folk Award nominations since their inception in 2013.

They are known for Kearey’s fierce, working-class delivery, culturally and politically switched on, the group have been widely commended for their timely appraisal of English Folk, and their skill in telling stories through song that reconnect modern audiences to the past - drawing unexpected parallels between then and now.

Their second album ‘Follow Them True’ examines Rituals and Cycles; how we have the power to change ourselves and the world around us, the past repeating itself, ghosts and death, land and place, thieves and beggars. It continues to question the notion of what folk music is, and what it means in 2018. The new album uses a broader sonic palette than previously and there is no-one else pushing the boundaries of this music in quite the way Stick in the Wheel are.

Tracklist

  1. Over Again
  2. Weaving Song
  3. Witch Bottle
  4. White Copper Alley
  5. Follow Them True
  6. 100,000 Years
  7. Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
  8. Roving Blade
  9. Unquiet Grave
  10. Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green
  11. Poor Old Horse
  12. Red Carnation
  13. As I Roved Out

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Artist: Stick In The Wheel
Title: Follow Them True
Label: FROM HERE RECORDS
Format:CD / Vinyl
Genre: Folk

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