Anglo-Irish alt-folk duo The Portraits, aka husband and wife songwriters Jeremy and Lorraine Millington from Bristol and Galway respectively, reached the iTunes chart in January 2015 with their charity single The Rest Of Time, championed by BBC local radio, Radio 2 and 6 Music and featuring the voices of 2000 people recorded across the UK during 2014 all singing to save lives lost to blood cancers, with each contributor credited on the final record.

The Portraits' decade long journey has seen the former secondary school teachers travel from intimate café concerts in western France, where they first honed their storytelling songwriting style, to playing some of the UK's biggest acoustic music events.

2015 has seen The Portraits playing at Glastonbury and Cambridge Folk Festival and their new studio album Lions and Butterflies was released on 2nd October, with single Moon Song played by Clare Balding on BBC Radio 2 and described by Clare as “Wonderful!”. Their sound is a warm fusion of folk, music theatre, jazz and classical styles with beautiful harmonies and their material is strongly influenced by their own experiences of travelling the world and encountering its forgotten corners.

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Band Members
Jeremy Millington - Piano, Vincent Imbert - Violin, Lorraine Millington - Vocals, Kelly Jakubowski - Violin
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Folk / Singer Songwriter / World

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London, LND, UK
Graham Edwards

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