Seven Hills - Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
Our featured LCM featured artists today are the very talented and multi-award winning folk duo Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar. We are delighted to report that they are due to release their new album 'Utopia and Wasteland' on the 13th April through RootBeat Records. Our LCM #SongOfTheDay is the first single 'Seven Hills', filmed and produced by the the wonderful Rob Bridge of Redwood Photography. On the strength of the first single this is going to be a super album. Greg & Ciaran will be headlining the Green Note in London on February 20th. You can also pre-order the new album through the link below:-
Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar joined forces in 2011. Combining Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar style with Algar’s All-Ireland winning fiddle playing, the duo have become one of the most sought after acts on the British folk scene. In 2013 the pair won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award before going on to win the Horizon Award for best breakthrough act from the same source in 2014. In 2015, they were nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Duo category.
Having toured extensively in the UK for five years, as well as in Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar have released 3 studio albums.