Sounds Like: John Martyn, Nick Drake, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Elbow
Label: Songs and Whispers / Folkwit Records, "SONGS & WHISPERS"
Manager: Robin Spalding
Bio: Rivers Of England’s sound is reminiscent of the Nick Drake/ John Martyn era but with occasional heavier moments. They have a powerful yet warm string-infused alternative acoustic sound. The new album 'Astrophysics saved my life' (released January 29th 2016) has one foot also in the more bluesy el...See Full Bio
“'Rivers Of England are a self-styled folk-rock band based around songwriter and 'bastard son of Sting and Chris Martin', Rob Spalding...... 'Underneath The Moon' would work perfectly well acoustically, for example, but with added strings, and a refrain consisting of '385000 kilometres, the average distance, between the earth and the moon,; it come alive. These clinical and scientific references are intermingled with tender emotional allusions to create a gentle, inoffensive package with moments of inspiration that grow with subsequent plays.””