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A superb original sound, muscular and dynamic, yet capable of great delicacy. A blend of folk, indie, country, classical and eclectic styles.

With varying influences including Ray LaMontagne, Elbow, EELS, Nick Drake, Tori Amos and Goldfrapp, Marie-Claire's sound is unique. With lyrics inspired by love, life and all the in-betweens, her songs are haunting and mesmeric.

Marie-Claire performs with a group of musicians who she affectionately refers to as her 'husbands'. They are Steven Wattison (guitar), Pete Jennings-Bates (bass), Tommy Jennings-Bates (keyboards), Dan Slade (drums) and Ted Dwyer (guitar).

"Contemporary acoustic folk music does not get much better than this" 
Kontra roots

Steven Wattison

Guitar

Pete Jennings-Bates

Bass

Dan Slade

Drums and Percussion

Tommy Jennings-Bates

Keyboards

Ted Dwyer

Guitar