"Beautiful folk pop" - Folk Radio UK
"Absolutely stunning" - Amazing Radio
"Serious folk-pop hit potential" - Americana UK
"Lovely" - R2 Magazine
"A musical delight from start to finish..delightful..beautiful..superb..sublime..poetic" - Fatea Magazine
"As beautiful as they come.. proper craftsmanship songwriting" - BBC Radio 6
Similar to the self-styled Paisley Overground movement pioneered by Co-pilgrim
and The Dreaming Spires
, Pete's music draws a line through many of the classic folk-pop acts of the psychedelic era such as Simon & Garfunkel
, The Byrds
and James Taylor
, to modern greats such as R.E.M.
, The Stone Roses
and contemporary acts like The Barr Brothers
. On the subject of the influence of the spectacular, idyllic beauty of the West Country in his music, he says that "the music is definitely influenced by my love for the natural environment, and inspired by living in Devon - the moors, coast, countryside, rivers and skies here are something very special"