Fanfarlo and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: two sets of artists you wouldn’t automatically put together. But here, observe the rough charms of the former covering one of the Bonnie Prince’s greatest songs whilst gathered in violinist Cathy’s living room. It works quite nicely. I wonder if Will would approve?
There’s been a belated rush of stuff on this blog about Fanfarlo lately, but rightly so. Their brilliant recent album Reservoir has been on steady rotation round my way; so what next to do other than invite lead singer Simon Balthazar (that’s him in the middle) to answer my seven questions. Oh, and you’ve got [...]
Shockingly, I almost let this one pass me by. I’d picked up a couple of their singles last year, but when Fanfarlo’s debut album was released (digitally) in February I was slow to move. More fool me, because I almost missed out on what I’m sure will be one of my albums of the year. [...]