Tag: Smoke Fairies

Album | Smoke Fairies – Smoke Fairies

It may come as something of a surprise to learn that the Smoke Fairies, at some point in the all-too-recent past, were on the brink of calling it a day; pausing at a fork in the road and pondering which…

FFS Advent Calendar Door Two | Smoke Fairies – Simple Feeling

The Snowflakes Christmas Singles Club are unleashing a veritable feast of sounds for fans of a quality Christmas song, with four (snow white, of course) 7″s hitting the shelves of fine record shops everywhere this week to celebrate the festive…

Blog | Ian’s Record Store Day: 7 shops. 22 records. 23.5 hours.

Ian Parker, Albums Editor extraordinaire, is uncontested for the title of For Folk’s Sake’s resident physicals enthusiast. While some of us were busy watching Johnny Flynn’s baby singing his dad’s songs or pretending to be this guy, Ian was freezing in…

Interview | Reasons to Believe – FFS speaks to the artists and driving force behind new Tim Hardin tribute album

Reason To Believe is an album of songs by sixties-era folk-pop musician Tim Hardin, revived and celebrated by a host of modern-day artists including Mark Lanegan, Alela Diane and Okkervil River. We spoke to three artists featured on the album…

Album | Smoke Fairies – Blood Speaks

If there’s been one constant in the Smoke Fairies’ story to date, it has been their refusal to stand still. From leaving their Sussex roots to spend time living in America and Canada before returning to London, to their frantic…

Interview | Smoke Fairies introduce new album Blood Speaks

As they prepare to release new album Blood Speaks next month, FFS spoke to Smoke Fairies Katherine Blamire and Jessica Davies about the new album and the role of tea in the songwriting process. FFS: The new record sounds punchier,…

Record Store Day | The FFS shopping guide

With over 400 special releases planned, this year’s will easily be the biggest Record Store Day to date. We can’t imagine such a huge array of vinyl will leave anyone short of ideas, but you might just be overwhelmed by…