Based out of Berlin, Germany, multinational indie folk trio Mighty Oaks formed in 2010 around the talents of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists Ian Hooper (United States), Claudio Donzelli (Italy), and Craig Saunders (United Kingdom).
The group's tight, three-part harmonies and effusive, largely acoustic-driven folk anthems have drawn comparisons to bands like the Lumineers
, Fleet Foxes
, and American Authors
. They released a home-recorded EP in 2010 which garnered 370,000 downloads, and in 2012 they began work on a proper studio EP. The resulting Just One Day drew rave regional reviews, and was followed in early 2014 by the group's debut long-player, the Universal
-issued Howl. ~ James Christopher Monger, Rovi