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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.


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