New Roots presents…. PAUL MOSLEY
Singer/songwriter and theatre composer Paul Mosley returns to the Green note to launch his epic new EP ‘WINTERTIDE’.
Paul will be joined by very special guests Jack Harris and Raevennan Husbandes (Moulettes) playing songs from across his career including his recent critically acclaimed folk opera ‘The Butcher’, his earliest work with harpist Tom Moth (Florence And The Machine), the snowy folk tales of the new WINTERTIDE EP and his next project coming 2018 ‘The Loneliest Whale In The World’.
Mosley’s previous adventures have taken in an Icelandic farmers choir, horror soundtracks, a suite based on bird song and music inspired by kids TV classic ‘The Clangers’ as well as tours with Shane MacGowan, Jamie Lawson, Eddi Reader and Neko Case.
His last project ‘The Butcher’ an epic folk opera introduced him to a new crowd of young folk musicians and fans with The Quietus calling it ‘A darkened folk masterpiece’ and Folk Radio UK and Resonance.fm both making it an album of the year.
‘What a voice’ Jools Holland
‘This is great modern folk writing’ **** R2 Magazine
‘A Darkened folk masterpiece’ **** The Quietus
‘Disturbing/excellent ****’ Q Magazine
‘Wonderful.. these songs really do soar’ **** Americana UK
‘He is not just good, he is magnificent’ ***** F.A.M.E.
‘Wonderful, the perfect record’ **** FATEA
Support this evening comes from ROBIN ELLIOTT. A key player in the London folk scene, Elliott’s songs have neen performed by Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker, Samantha Whates, and Sophie Jamieson amongst others. His work has featured in the feature film A Very British Gangster and on Channel 4’s much respected Cutting Edge series.
New Roots is committed to promoting events that shine a light on up and coming talent in the UK alt-folk scene. It’s committed to providing artists with an environment that is sympathetic to what they do, giving musicians the respect they and their music deserves – for this reason we ask for no talking and no use of mobile phones while artists are performing. Our music policy comes from the kitchen table, the roots of public performance- intimate, acoustic based, high quality musicianship with as little interference between performer and listener as possible.
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