Band: Carousel Circus
Band Members: Craig Gould (vocals/guitar), Aimee Strange (vocals), Kevin Bishop (guitar), Craig Francis (piano), Becky Walker (saxophone), Liam Marley (bass), Eddie Clifford (drums)
Sounds Like: Beautiful South, Fleet Foxes, The Levellers
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When a band describe themselves as “a travelling, working circus full of adventure and camaraderie,” you know to expect something a little extraordinary. And that’s exactly what Carousel Circus are. Their music takes a dash of country and a sprinkling of blues, before placing it over a solid folk base. Dual harmonious vocals craft pleasingly enticing melodies,
In their time together, Carousel Circus have supported various names – from Ocean Colour Scene to N-Dubz, and from Bez (of Happy Mondays fame) to Hawkwind. With a number of shows and festival appearances set for the summer, Carousel Circus are well on their way, “drowning in imagination, yet sailing with a fresh solitary charm.”
When the imagery’s this grand, it’s hard to turn away. You can listen to Carousel Circus below.