Tag: The Smoke Fairies

Video | Smoke Fairies – Christmas Without A Kiss

Last week the Smoke Fairies unveiled the video for ‘Christmas Without A Kiss’, the superb opening track from their alternative Christmas album Wild Winter. We figured this was as good a way as any to remind you all that you…

FFS Advent Calendar | Competition – Win a signed copy of the Smoke Fairies’ Wild Winter

Welcome to the For Folk’s Sake Advent Calendar! Every day until Christmas we’re going to be bringing you special treats behind each door – with exclusive premieres, free downloads and competition prizes up for grabs. What better way to start…

Album | Smoke Fairies – Wild Winter

If you’d asked me a couple of years ago which bands I most wanted to hear tackle a Christmas record, the Smoke Fairies would have been top of the list. There has always been something about their beautiful, ethereal music…

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…

Bumper Singles Round-up | Richard Hawley, Smoke Fairies, Tom Williams & The Boat, Quickbeam, Skinny Lister, and many more

Oh my, oh my. A new Richard Hawley album is always something to get excited about, but Sheffield’s most restless talent has really excelled himself this time. Whereas each of his solo records to date have delivered a stark beauty,…

Live: Smoke Fairies @ The Duchess, York

In the shadow of York’s great gothic Minster, the Smoke Fairies have come to weave their magic. Their haunting, ethereal music is ideal for this ancient city. While we may, in fact, be gathered in the basement of a 1960s…

Singles: Smoke Fairies, To Kill A King, The Musgraves, Billy Vincent, Looking Glass & Common Tongues

Smoke Fairies – Storm Song (V2) If you like the Smoke Fairies (and frankly you should) then you will love their latest single ‘Storm Song’. The song opens quietly but gradually builds to become something pretty epic. Always with the…