Bellowhead

Formed 2004.
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Bellowhead - Interview

18% of Bellowhead join Simon in the studio to talk about their new album Revival.

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Biography

Bellowhead are an English contemporary folk band. The eleven-piece band plays traditional dance tunes, folk songs and shanties, with arrangements drawing inspiration from a wide diversity of musical styles and influences. The band includes percussion and a four-piece brass section, and is particularly renowned for its energetic live performances. Bellowhead's musicians play more than 20 instruments between them; with six members providing vocals.

Their third album, Hedonism, went silver (selling over 60,000 copies) and is the highest selling independently released folk album of all time.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Broadside

    Broadside 2012

    Reviewed by Jude Rogers
    Album four from one of folk’s 21st century success stories.
  2. Review of Hedonism

    Hedonism 2010

    Reviewed by Chris White
    The award-winning folk outfit isn’t afraid to try new things on album three.
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