The Unthanks (until 2009, Rachel Unthank and the Winterset) are an English folk group known for their eclectic approach in combining traditional English folk, particularly Northumbrian folk music, with other musical genres. Their debut album, Cruel Sister, was MOJO magazine's Folk Album of the Year in 2005. Of their subsequent albums, seven have received four or five-starred reviews in the British national press.
Originally an all-female band, Rachel Unthank and the Winterset made their debut performance at Towersey Village Festival in August 2004 and, on 11 May 2005, launched their debut album Cruel Sister at Holmfirth Folk Festival.Cruel Sister received support from a number of DJs on BBC Radio 2 and was subsequently awarded Folk AlbumЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Here’s the Tender Coming [14.09.2009, альбом]
- Lucky Gilchrist / Tar Barrel in Dale [29.11.2009, макси-сингл]
- Last [14.03.2011, альбом]
- Diversions, Volume 3: Songs From the Shipyards [05.11.2012, альбом]
- Mount the Air [09.02.2015, альбом]
- Archive Treasures (2005-2015) [11.12.2015, альбом]
- Diversions, Volume 1: The Songs of Robert Wyatt and Antony & The Johnsons [28.11.2011]
- Diversions, Volume 2: The Unthanks With Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band [30.07.2012]
- A Retrospective [09.01.2011, сборник]