What The Critics Say

'An award-winning, festival-storming Thrash Morris phenomenon.'
Ents24.com
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'Delightful....excellent.....wonderful.......one of the most 
thought-provoking albums I've heard in quite a while.'

Frank Chester, review of 'Long Shadows' in Folk Monthly
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'A gem . . . masterful instrumentation . . . glorious harmonies . . . as satisfying as a bowl of hot soup on a cold winter's day.'
Nancy Dunham. Review of 'Long Shadows' on folking.com
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'Storming . . . dynamic . . . rousing . . . beautifully executed . . .a damned good listen.'
Phil Daniels. Review of 'Decoration Day' on folking.com
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'This excellent five-piece from the Midlands gave us one of the most
enjoyable evenings we have ever had.'

Nettlebed Folk Club programme notes.
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'A rip-roaring success . . . kept the crowd enthralled with their foot-stomping,
energetic buzz . . . an excellent concert . . . the audience were captivated
from the moment they set foot on stage.'

Leamington Courier (review of Warwick Folk Festival 2002)
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'A folk rock fan's delight.'
Rock and Reel.
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'The best folk-rock group in the world!'
Stratford Herald.
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'Superbly crafted songs.'
Warwick Folk Festival 2003, programme notes.
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'Cracking five-piece folk-rock supergroup . . . rollocking . . . haunting . . .
spell-binding . . . a roller coaster of emotion . . . a thoroughly professional
and exciting band.'

Folk On The Water (2002) programme notes.
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'Brilliant . . . an evening with Meet On The Ledge is a truly wonderful experience.'
Black Country Boat Festival 2000 programme notes.
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'One of Europe's finest electric folk rock bands.'
BBC web site.
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'Strong songs with great choruses to join in, and lively dance tunes make for a great night out that leaves you bouncing all the way home! One you cannot afford to miss!'
Nailsea Folk Club web site.
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'The World's first stadium folk band.'
Stratford Herald.
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'A lovely band . . . polished . . . beautifully crafted songs . . .
one of the best web sites we have seen.'

Priddy Folk Fayre, programme notes.
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'Stunning . . . Traditional folk songs and powerful original material
played with great style and panache.'

Coventry Evening Telegraph.
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'Undoubtedly England's number one folk rock band.'
The Vibe.
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'I nuovi Fairport'
Keltika magazine (Italy).
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'The reception for their incredible set during the opening concert could be
heard in Leamington and Kenilworth.'

Warwick Folk Festival 2000 programme notes.
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'Their style has been called Thrash Morris. You have to be good to do this well. They do.'
The Living Tradition.
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'Folk rock at its best. . . powerful riffs and rhythms . . . spine-tingling harmonies'
Warwick Folk Festival 2001 programme notes.
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'Top class folk music . . . a vibrant blend of musicianship and personality.'
Stratford Civic Hall programme notes.
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'The best folk/rock band around. MOTL are original, refreshing, fun, extremely talented,
and definitely not a Fairport tribute band. . . Allen Maslen is a master songwriter.'

Freshwater Music web site (www.freshwatermusic.co.uk)
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'They went down like the proverbial bomb, exploding into the hearts
and minds of the people who were here . . . amazing.'

Red Lion Folk Club (Birmingham) programme notes.
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'Lively . . . bouncy . . . rousing . . . exciting . . . beautiful . . .
totally un-normal and totally great.'

Footlights Folk Club web site.
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'This is the kind of band I'd like to have played with. Rich sounding acoustic guitars
coupled with sonorous violin, bass and drums. This is
where folk-rock started. Long may it continue.'

Pete Fyfe, reviewing Duck Soup in The Living Tradition
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'It sounds from the name like they're a Fairport tribute band but nothing could
be further from the truth . . . very original . . . a very nice band.'

Dave Pegg. Interview on folking.com
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[On Cropredy 2003] 'Besides the current Fairport line-up a number of bands that sprang up in their wake, 
such as Lindisfarne, will be playing. As will more recent groups, such as Meet on the Ledge, named after the Richard Thompson song that has become the Fairport anthem. The circle of British folk-rock remains unbroken. '

The Times. Saturday 22nd February 2003
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'Phil Dipple is a cult.'
The Guardian.
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'Never heard of them.'
Jools Holland.
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