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Secrets: Circus Envy’s new CD
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Hi everyone, it’s been a while, but we have been really busy with the summer festivals! After the resounding success of our Christmas shows over the last two years, we are pleased to announce not one, but two Christmas performances this year! We are playing at either side of the Humber so hopefully those of … Continue reading
Those of you who made it to our final gig of the year last night in Barton-upon-Humber will have a copy, but for everyone else, here is a digital version of our review of the year 2011. We hope you enjoy it! Open publication – Free publishing – More 2011
Hull-bred folk outfit Circus Envy’s new single Say Something is a double-faced affair. A-side Say Something is catchy as hell, all dolled up in strings and snares, as if threatening to conquer the universe with its fiery, even flamenco-ish guitar visions. It shows the band’s inspirations quite clearly: they take Marcus Mumford, tone down the … Continue reading
You can order your copy of the new Circus Envy album, Secrets, on CD from our online store http://circusenvy.bandcamp.com for £9.99 plus postage. Secrets is also available in digital format from all good download stores, including iTunes and Amazon MP3.
Another review of Secrets after the link: Say Something manages to be comprehensively better than anything Mumford and Sons have come up with, it’s simultaneously stirring and complex, subtle and catchier than bubonic plague via Circus Envy – Secrets | AAAmusic.
Follow the lik for the full review. ‘Secrets’ is the follow up to the EPs ‘Take Me Home’ and ‘A New Dawn’. The album is easy on the ear, full of blended harmonies and a very silky clean finish via Secrets – Circus Envy Album Review by Mat Radbourne.
Another review of Secrets, at the link below. Overall, ‘Secrets’ is a superb album and is full of great folk-rock and traditional folk songs via Album Review: Secrets by Circus Envy | Guitar-Cafe.
PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts. Follow the link to hear an interview with the band to promote new album Secrets.
After last year’s sellout, Circus Envy will once again appear at the Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber on Saturday 10th December. Tickets are just £7 and are available from our online store at http://circusenvy.bigcartel.com/ Last year’s tickets sold out very quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment. We will announce special guest support soon, and there … Continue reading
By popular demand, an MP3 download link has been added at the bottom of the post. In tribute to British folk-legend Mike Waterson – who passed away earlier this year – Hull-based alternative folk band Circus Envy perform their arrangement of one of his best loved songs: Bright Phoebus. In a log cabin. Click on … Continue reading
Read a feature on Circus Envy by the Hull Daily Mail at the link below! “We don’t do what I call twee folk,” says Mick. “We like more down-to-earth, honest, raw folk that grabs the attention.” via This is Hull and East Riding | Band are making ‘down-to-earth, honest, raw’ folk music.
One of our favourite blogs, Acuvi, have featured The Burning Sky as one of their picks for the month of May. Alt folk band Circus Envy have announce their latest single, released to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hull Blitz, when their home city Kingston-Upon-Hull was incendiary bombed in the Second World War. via … Continue reading