Lau – The Bell That Never Rang (4 stars)

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Lau – The Bell That Never Rang

Scots folk-rock trio joins forces with Joan 'Joan As Police Woman' Wasser

Recorded on familiar territory with the less than likely choice of Joan ‘Joan As Police Woman’ Wasser in the producer’s chair, Scots folk-rock trio Lau have managed to avoid going full New York here.

There’s something of the Wild West as well as the glens to the reedy, crooned ‘First Homecoming’ and the pounding folk train song ‘Tiger Hill (Armoured Man)’, however, with a widescreen scope inhabiting the 17-minute, Elysian Quartet-featuring title track.

Out now, on Reveal Records

Lau - The Bell That Never Rang

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Aidan O'Rourke (fiddle), Kris Drever (guitar and vocals) and Martin Green (accordion) drawing together traditional music from Orkney, west Scotland and the north-east of England.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Mon 21 Jun


Caroline Social Club, Shipley

Thu 4 Nov

£24.20 / 01274 585140

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

Fri 18 Feb 2022

£20.35 / 01297 442138

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