Jackie Oates / Press

“Her ebullient cover of Sugarcubes’ ‘Birthday’ and the rush of electronica on the desolate ‘Past Caring’ are pure genius on a richly rewarding album.”

Independent on Saturday

“The new folk scene is in pretty good shape thanks to newcomers such as Jackie Oates”

The Guardian

“Oates has a clear voice that is at once traditional and modern, embodied by the spine-tingling closing track, May The Kindness”

Andy Fyfe - Q Magazine

“Marking the full graduation of Jackie Oates as a front-line talent.”


“Fine, sweet and gentle, likes Oates’ voice”

The Sun

“She has a voice full of delightful twists and quirks”


“Hyperboreans represents a move in a different direction…giving a glimpse of new musical horizons”