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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
The Hull Daily Mail featured Circus Envy tonight including news of our forthcoming single release. Whereas most folk acts are content with playing to small but committed audiences on the thriving folk pub and club scene – and selling just enough records to survive – the Hull quintet want to be heavy hitters.And the band, … Continue reading
Another review of “A New Dawn”, this time by the website Northern Sky. “Going Nowhere is clearly the most accessible song on the EP, which wouldn’t be out of place on the car stereo, especially an open top car in the middle of the summer season.” Read the full review at the below link: EP … Continue reading
An EP which is very easy to listen to, yet lively enough to provoke some toe tapping, there is a definite feel of The Eagles, to the title track, A New Dawn and the second track, Going Nowhere. The dramatic instruments and fantastic strummed guitar, during A New Dawn provide an atmospheric backdrop to the … Continue reading
Circus Envy – A New Dawn (and a continuing daybreak…..) The most exciting UK folk based act since MUMFORD & SONS release debut….. Hull (UK) based alt.folk/pop band Circus Envy’s 5 track E.P. “A New Dawn” receives the accolade of a full international physical and digital release, on August 23rd 2010, distributed via Universal Records. … Continue reading
More radio play from Richard Digance, he plays Three Score and Ten at 1h 7mins. Thanks again to Richard and his team for their support! BBC iPlayer – Richard Digance’s Devon Folk: 11/07/2010.
Mike has been interviewed by ReviewArtists.com Part of ReviewArtists ethos is to “discover undiscovered talent” or at least to introduce you all to new artists who may not have had the recognition that they deserve. – In this vein I’d like to take a moment to introduce a band I came across after having been … Continue reading
We have just returned from the Beverley Folk Festival after playing a set in the acoustic tent. The tent was packed, as the rumour seemed to have got out that we would be playing with some very special guests. We were joined for our last song by Hannah James and Sam Sweeney, who also played … Continue reading
The second release from the self-proclaimed ‘best band in Hull’, A New Dawn is an intriguing mix of the traditional and modern, with a definite lean towards the nu-folk spectrum. Featuring Kerfuffle’s Sam Sweeney and Hannah James, ‘Three Score and Ten’, is one of the stand-out tracks from this 5-song EP. Produced by the incredible … Continue reading
Circus Envy serves up an intriguing blend of atmospheric harmonious energy to create their intricate acoustic alternative folk sound. Flying strings soar around perceptive touching vocals to drive the songs deep into your soul. FUll review here: Album Reviews.
BBC iPlayer – The Mike Harding Show: 02/06/2010. UK listeners, check out the above link at about 10 minutes in to hear Circus Envy played on Mike Harding’s show on BBC Radio 2. Please have a listen and let the show know if you would like to hear us again! Update: Here is the playlist … Continue reading
Update: This programme is no longer available on the iPlayer BBC – BBC Shropshire Programmes – Genevieve Tudor’s Sunday Folk, 30/05/2010. Listeners in the UK can use the above link to hear Genevieve Tudor’s fantastic show on BBC Radio Shropshire. She was kind enough to play Circus Envy this week, and said she really like … Continue reading