'Imagine Bjork working her magic on the English folk scene'
You Are Wolf line up:
Kerry Andrew - vocals, electronics
Sam Hall - bass guitar, cello, vocals
Peter Ashwell - percussion, electronics, vocals
Award-winning singer and composer Kerry Andrew’s latest project combines her passion for wild swimming with a love of gathering songs.
Keld - an old northern English word meaning 'the deep, still, smooth part of a river' - will feature new songs celebrating freshwater folklore inspired by a variety of sources including Cornwall, Devon, Wiltshire and London locations of this tour.
Exploring folk infused with pop, classical and delicate electronics, Andrew's acclaimed trio You Are Wolf has graced BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 3, Cambridge Folk Festival and more. They will be joined by local performers at each concert who will pay tribute to the freshwater settings that mean most to them.
Listen to You Are Wolf's Freshwater inspired playlist here.
About You Are Wolf / Kerry Andrew:
You Are Wolf (aka Kerry Andrew) explores English and American folk, fusing source material with leftfield pop and contemporary classical stylings, gentle touches of electronica and spoken word, all melded with an array of wild vocal techniques.
You Are Wolf has been played on BBC 6Music by Tom Robinson, Gideon Coe and Stuart Maconie, BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction and has been a regular on Radio 3’s The Verb. She read/performed her own short story with music on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.
Elsewhere, Kerry Andrew is a composer of experimental vocal music and choral music, and the winner of three British Composer Awards. She is a performer with adventurous a cappella trio Juice Vocal Ensemble and punky jazz crew DOLLYman. Her debut novel, based on a folk ballad, is published by Jonathan Cape in January 2018. http://kerryandrew.net, http://youarewolf.com/
This tour is the third of a new touring network Soil and Concrete, with Sound UK working in partnership with three rural partners; Beaford Arts in North Devon, Carn to Cove in Cornwall and Pound Arts in Wiltshire plus one suburban partner, Studio 3 Arts working in Barking, to bring new music to rural and urban areas of low provision and engagement.