We Are the Wildlife
Out now

“Beautifully embroidered folk…sweetness and bite…A stimulating debut” ★★★★☆ The Guardian

“McVittie takes her inspiration from W.B. Yeats’s idea of a kind of Celtic phantasmagoria which can be felt but remains essentially ineffable, and has recorded a timeless mix of traditional and original material”★★★★☆ MOJO

“Heavenly debut…boldly experimental…Simply gorgeous” 8/10 Uncut Magazine

“A rare, and rarefied, beauty” ★★★★☆ The Independent

“A profoundly powerful and quietly ambitious statement and one of the most distinctive debuts you are likely to hear all year” FRUK

“Well worth investigating” Gideon Coe, BBC Radio 6 Music

“Pastoral folk music through a kosmische filter” Conor O’Toole, Underground of Happiness

“McVittie’s music goes some way to showing us what Yeats was searching for” Penny Black Music

“A debut album which answers that much asked question “Where now for folk music?”…” Dancing About Architecture

“A debut album of serious quality. Inventive modern folk” Songwriting Magazine

“Memorably evokes her native Co Down”fROOTS

“An album full of inventive arrangements that is well worth a listen” R2 Magazine

Double A side single :: Under the Pines and Newry Mountain released 14.07.17.

“Nature reverberates wonderfully in an alchemy of traditional and contemporary instrumentation, making for an exquisite listen from this post-folk electronic chanteuse” Across the Line, BBC Radio Ulster

“Pleasingly dreamy folk tones but with a strong and haunting undercurrent of otherworldliness” Conor O’Toole, Underground of Happiness

“Relocates you to another place, somewhere magical and far from the fury and decay of modern day life” Mark Barton, The Sunday Experience

“Stunning…gorgeous single” Alex Monachan, FRUK

“There’s no denying her sheer talent as a beautiful singer and harpist which is why we’ve chosen both songs as our Song of the Day” Folk Radio UK

Premiered on Folk Radio UK 19 June 2017. Broadcast on Lauren Laverne’s 6 Music Recommends on BBC Radio 6, RTE Lyric FM’s Blue of the Night show, BBC Radio Ulster’s The Late Show, Across the Line and Folk Club shows, the Underground of Happy at UCC, and RTV IJsselmond in The Netherlands.

On 30 May 2017 Rural Colours released The Last Sense to Leave Us, a tribute to Pauline Oliveros featuring Brona’s composition You Are My Sister (filtered harp, idiopan, voice).

littlebow’s third album Three was released on 29 August 2016 on Rural Colours:

The London Lasses released their fifth independent album The One I Loved the Best on May 15 2015:

Forestbrook released their debut and final LP As the Crow Flies on 1 June 2008:

Connect with Brona on Soundcloud


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