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Avocet

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    Causeway
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    Cheating Monday
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    One Thing
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    Borrowed Seed
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Avocet is a musical trio based in Glasgow, Scotland. Drawing inspiration from both the folk scene alive in Britain during the 1960's and 70's, and acoustic blues, Herbie, Iona and Sam write poetic crafted song and create their own compositions on clarsach (harp), guitar, double bass.
Their music has been compared to that of artists like Nick Drake, Pentangle, and John Martyn.
Recently signed to Dutch/Scottish record label Mink Records, they travelled to the Netherlands to record their debut record at the Abbey Road Institute, Amsterdam.
Avocet have performed on BBC Scotland, and at an array of festivals and venues including Celtic Connection and Eden Festival. They were winners of the Danny Kyle Celtic Connections Award in 2017.
The trio released their debut single 'Causeway' on January 26th, 2018. The track received critical acclaim from platforms like Folk Radio U.K , followed by their debut EP "Borrowed Seed" FRUK "I think that I should come out straight away and say that I love Borrowed Seed, the new EP by Avocet. There. Said it. "Ralph Mctell on Avocet "Some of my closest friends were in Pentangle
and a comparison is not out of place... a very special group"Leading their debut album is the double single "Sirens" & "Cheating Monday" which were awarded by the Bert Jansch Foundation. 

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