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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Simon Fowler’s Merrymouth come to Bury

Merrymouth, the three-piece folk oriented band from Ocean Colour Scene’s Simon Fowler comes to The Met in Bury on Friday 16 May at 8pm with their second album, Wenlock Hill.

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Fronted by Simon Fowler, Merrymouth also features OCS’s Dan Sealey (guitar / vocals) and Adam Barry, founder member of The Misers (piano/organ/vocals). The trio’s self-titled 2012 debut received a wave of critical acclaim, featuring multi-award winning folk musicians John McCusker and Andy Cutting.

 

Beautiful and majestic” – Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2

 

New album Wenlock Hill features a collection of new songs, which once again features John McCusker (violin), a special guest appearance from Chas Hodges (piano) of Chas & Dave, Catherine Harper (cello), Andy Derrick (trombone), Hugh Thomas (clarinet), Anthony Jones (muted trumpet) and Nick Lyndon (double bass).

 

Wenlock Hill is due for release on Monday 5 May.

 

Tickets to see Merrymouth are £15. For more information or to book phone 0161 761 2216 or go online at www.themet.biz