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Tunng / Press

“Instead of shadowing the pack, this album puts them right up the front.”

“Now the experimentation with electric guitars, even more electronic sampling and a focus on vocalist Becky Jacobs has brought Tunng to a paradise of exceeded expectations.”

“The fourth album from the folk collective is their most straightforward and heartfelt. Digital flourishes remain (the playful synths of Santiago recall cult Warp act Plone), but the plucked banjos and lovely, shuffling grooves of Hustle are more representative. The trad-folker Don’t Look Down or Back is one of three songs to feature the Megga Chorus, a 15-strong group of drinking buddies who lend their voices to the rousing chorus - it also features a "proper" guitar solo that Richard Thompson would be proud of. 4/5*”

“Those who feel it all sounds uncomfortably commercial should rest assured: this is a step forward. 4/5*”

“A real evolution for Tunng, producing their most consistent and fully rounded album yet. 4/5*”

“When backing singer Becky Jacob's voice is brought tot he fore, it wraps around Linday's like a warm hug, leaving you feeling that Tunng are the band you'd most like to watch sunrise over the stone circle with... Rustic folk music winningly returned for the 21st century.”

Q Magazine, Introducing - Lead Album Review

“Could there be a more welcome sight hoving into view on the horizon than a fourth Tunng album. 4/5*”

Observer Music Monthly

“...And Then We Saw Land is a satisfying addition to the Tunng canon and is one which proves them distinctive enough in their own right that the only label they need be tagged with is simply that of 'Tunng'.”

“Eclectic reinvention for electronically enhanced, East London folksters.... It's eccentric, then, but charmingly so.”

Mojo Magazine