PRESS

“A singer-songwriter of the highest calibre with the voice of an angel”
Colum Sands (BBC Radio Ulster)

“Absolutely stunning” Karousel Music

“Brona McVittie’s totally engrossing performances will leave you spellbound” The Goose is Out

“A singer of great poise and ability whose interpretations of traditional songs shine with originality. And she’s a Prince fan! What more could you ask for?” Mayor of Camden

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Under the Pines: Double A Side – 14 July 2017

“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…persuasive vocals up close and hushed…unexpected bass intrusions which call to mind the meditative trance compositions of Colleen…beautiful harp work in a rarefied folk setting”
Conor O’Toole, Underground of Happiness

“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

Radio play

15/08/2017  The Late Show, BBC Radio Ulster / Blair Eve

06/08/2017 BBC Radio Ulster / Folk Club / Lynette Fay

01/08/2017 BBC Radio 6 / 6 Music Recommends / Lauren Laverne

07 and 14/07/2017 RTV IJsselmond / Songriver / Berrie Koetsier

07/07/2017 BBC Radio Ulster / Track for the Day / Across the Line Blog

04/07/2017  Lyric FM /  The Blue of the Night / Carl Corcoran

27/06/2017 Underground of Happy, UCC / Conor O’Toole

26/06/2017 The Late Show, BBC Radio Ulster / Eve Blair chose Under the Pines as her late lullaby.

25/06/2017 Across the Line, BBC Radio Foyle / Rigsy and Stu

19/06/2017 Premiere on Folk Radio UK / Song of the Day / Alex Gallacher

The Last Sense to Leave Us – A tribute to Pauline Oliveros (2017) LP

“Brona McVittie produced You Are My Sister using filtered harp, idiopan, and voice, the result a delicate micro-sound exercise redolent of Oliveros’s early explorations in electronic sound design” Ron Schepper, Textura

Textura review

“Pieces such as those by Brona McVittie…offer tonal experiments in music concrete” Johnnie Johnston, Shindig! Magazine

littlebow

Three (2016) LP

“littlebow takes seemingly simple musical patterns and makes them into something truly magical. Unclassifiable” For The Rabbits

“A stirring and refreshingly adventurous collection” Textura

“Extraordinarily gorgeous music. One of this year’s very best albums. 9/10” Norman Records

“Unusual and beautiful pop music. Interrogating the very idea of happiness as opposed to simply trying to evoke it” The Underground of Happiness

“Like a rural Faust jamming with Joanna Newsom. One of the most innovative and unclassifiable groups around” The Third Ear

“A lushly toned in mood vintage whose creative nose navigates the furrows and hedge lines of forgotten English summers” God is in the TV

“Never reached its potential in comparison with someone like Delius” NE:MM

The London Lasses

The One I Loved the Best (2015) LP

“…masterfully delivered with polish, and without compromise” Martin Hayes (The Gloaming)

“Clearly a band with purpose and clarity of vision” fRoots

“Reassuring strength and vitality” Daily Telegraph

“Irish music in all its splendour” The Irish Post

“A formidable and talented group of musicians…” Matt Molloy (The Chieftains)

By Night & By Day (2010) LP

“The best female group in Irish music is The London Lasses. Easily. No debate. Incredible musicians and singer” Bill Margeson, Irish American News and liveireland.com

Rún

Sé: Songs from the Six Celtic Nations (2011) LP

“Sedate and saucy by turns, their music is both complex and beautiful” Alex Monaghan, FolkWorld

“A promising debut” Bob Walton, fRoots