Harp and a monkey

Electro-Folk Storytellers

New CD “All life is here”

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News Just In: The Globe in Glossop, Derbyshire, (one of the oldest and most respected folk, acoustic and world music clubs in England) has this week announced Harp and a Monkey as the most impressive act to have passed through its doors in 2014. The calibre of act it has hosted this year includes the likes of Dave Swarbrick, 4Square, Hannah James & Sam Sweeney, Gavin Davenport, Sarah McQuaid etal. We are thrilled!

fRoots Magazine
“Undoubtedly one of the most vital and charismatic things happening in English folk music right now.”

Nick Luscombe BBC RADIO 3

“One of the best folk albums to be released this year”

Steve Lamacq BBC RADIO 2 Tips For The Top:

“Another rising talent, Manchester electro-folk-storytellers Harp and a Monkey… as shiny as a new button.”

Mike Harding RADIO TWO folk show:

“Absolutely top stuff… very, very interesting and unusual songwriting. An Incredible String Band for the 21st Century.”