BellowheadFormed 2004. Disbanded May 2016
Bellowhead Biography (Wikipedia)
Bellowhead was an English contemporary folk band, active from 2004 to 2016. The eleven-piece act played traditional dance tunes, folk songs and shanties, with arrangements drawing inspiration from a wide diversity of musical styles and influences. The band included percussion and a four-piece brass section. Bellowhead's bandmembers played more than 20 instruments between them; whilst all performers provided vocals.
Their third album, Hedonism (2010), is the highest selling independently released folk album of all time, having sold over 60,000 copies and earning the band a silver disk.
The band parted after their final gig at Oxford Town Hall in May 2016.
- Bellowhead - London Townhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03g7yj3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03g7yj3.jpg2016-01-22T15:08:00.000ZBellowhead live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03g7z09
Bellowhead - London Town
- Bellowhead - Prickle-Eye Bushhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz236.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz236.jpg2016-01-19T18:06:00.000ZBellowhead playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fz23k
Bellowhead - Prickle-Eye Bush
- Bellowhead - Roll The Woodpile Downhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz17p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz17p.jpg2016-01-19T17:59:00.000ZBellowhead playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fz1c0
Bellowhead - Roll The Woodpile Down
- Bellowhead - Parson's Farewellhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz0vc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz0vc.jpg2016-01-19T17:55:00.000ZBellowhead playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fz0vt
Bellowhead - Parson's Farewell
- Bellowhead - Cold Blows The Windhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz0jt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz0jt.jpg2016-01-19T17:49:00.000ZBellowhead playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fz0l2
Bellowhead - Cold Blows The Wind
- Bellowhead - New York Girlshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz010.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fz010.jpg2016-01-19T17:41:00.000ZBellowhead live at Maida Vale for Mastertapeshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fz01n
Bellowhead - New York Girls
- Bellowhead - Captain Wedderburnhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fyj6v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03fyj6v.jpg2016-01-19T14:44:00.000ZBellowhead playing live at Maida Vale for Mastertapes.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03fyj72
Bellowhead - Captain Wedderburn
- Bellowhead live in the Teepee at Radio 2 in Hyde Parkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p026qljv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p026qljv.jpg2014-09-15T11:20:00.000Z11-piece folk band Bellowhead perform a backstage session in the Teepee at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p026qlm8
Bellowhead live in the Teepee at Radio 2 in Hyde Park
- Bellowhead - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022kbdc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p022kbdc.jpg2014-07-09T16:05:00.000Z18% of Bellowhead join Simon in the studio to talk about their new album Revival.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p022kbf0
Bellowhead - Interview
Past BBC Events
BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2014
Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2014
Proms 2008: Prom 05 - Folk Day
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