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Unaccompanied, As We Are: The Unthanks
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Tyneside sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank with Niopha Keegan (violin), Adrian McNally (piano) plus string quartet, brass, percussion and bass. Rachel and Becky's folk-club singing is set against otherwordly musical pictures, arranged by a band with influences ranging from Steve Reich to Portishead.
They have received great critical acclaim, various nominations and awards from the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, a Mercury Prize nomination and an 'album of the year' accolade from both MOJO Magazine and The Guardian.
'Haunting, original and magnificent' (The Guardian)
'Rachel and Becky's voices are one of the true wonders of 21st-century music' (NME).
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