New Video Premiere: Winter Wilson – Ghost

Today, we’re pleased to bring you another exclusive premiere – the visuals that accompany Winter Wilson’s beautiful new track, Ghost, taken from their recently-released record, Far Off On The Horizon

Take a watch of the video, below…

Winter Wilson recently hit the road with the legendary Fairport Convention – but they could very easily be on the dole. This is the story of a couple who turned the nightmare of redundancy into a dream of playing music for a living…

“We gave ourselves a year to see how things would turn out,” says singer Kip Winter. “Five years later we are still getting away with it! It’s not easy, but playing music professionally beats working for a living”

Kip and partner Dave Wilson were popular part timers on the folk scene and released Winter Wilson albums at their own leisure. But, following the banking crash and global crisis of 2012, things changed for the couple and music became the priority. Since then, critical acclaim has followed their every move,  having made one of the Daily Telegraph’s ‘Top Ten Folk Albums’ of 2014 in the redundancy-inspired and intrepid Cutting Free

The music they make is as sharp in sound as it is observational in message and is delivered with a keen ear for melody and instinctive harmonies. Dave Wilson’s songs pull no punches and are as comfortable in a contemporary box, as they are at home on the floor of a folk club. Indeed, his songs have found their way into the repertoire of many a seasoned floor singer, as well as several other recording artists

The duo were recently hand-picked to support musical legends Fairport Convention and are currently on the road with them, delighting audiences around the country. To coincide with this, they released their brand-new album Far Off On The Horizon on January 25th – a collection of original songs on subjects as diverse as migration, old age, young love and Australian weather! This latest collection of songs fits very well with the emotional geography of the roads they’re now travelling

“We never did the gap year thing as students, and we knew we had enough money from my redundancy to buy a van and get by for a little while, so I’m glad we said: ‘sod the daily grind’ and got out there,” says Dave

Check out all of the Fairport Convention support shows, below…

06 Feb – Milton Keynes, The Stables
07 Feb – Stoke, The New Vic Theatre
08 Feb – Durham, Gala Theatre
09 Feb – Whitby, Pavilion Theatre
10 Feb – Leeds, City Varieties
11 Feb – Banbury, Trades and Labour Club
13 Feb – Canterbury, The Gulbenkian
14 Feb – Canterbury, The Gulbenkian
15 Feb – Worthing, Connaught Theatre
16 Feb – Frome, Cheese and Grain
17 Feb – London, Union Chapel
18 Feb – Winchester, Theatre Royal
20 Feb – Farnham, The Maltings
21 Feb – Exeter, Corn Exchange
22 Feb – Tunbridge Wells, Assembly Hall Theatre
23 Feb – Bury St Edmunds, The Apex
24 Feb – St Albans, The Alban Arena
25 Feb – Bromsgrove, The Artrix

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