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Skinner & T'witch are cock-a-hoop about the excellent review by The Living Tradition of their new comical/satirical 'Everybody's Grotty' album! You can click here to read the review...

Skinner & T’witch are absolutely delighted by the review by Tom Brown of their new comical/satirical album, ‘Everybody’s Grotty’ (!OUT NOW!), which will appear in the next issue of the marvellous The Living Tradition Magazine:


‘This is a highly amusing and entertaining CD. Steve Skinner and Sandra Twitchett write and perform self-penned songs. The songs draw on a wide variety of styles – from C&W (Breakaway In A Takeaway) to James Bond (The Ageing Special Agent) and all points in between – indeed most styles except folk! Variously comic, satirical or observational, the 11 tracks are well sung with great timing, diction and clarity. Each has a distinctive, strong voice. The songs are too diverse to invite commentary on individual tracks. Skinner & T’witch have been described as “a pair of comic geniuses” and I would not disagree - they are unique: there is nobody to compare them with. The arrangements range from full orchestration to flamenco and are all brilliantly executed - but I suspect the duo is just as entertaining live without all the additional instrumentation.
Unlike many self-published CDs these days, this is a well-engineered, well-balanced and well-mastered offering. I would recommend this CD to everybody who wants to be entertained, especially with humorous and incisive observations on the trials and peculiarities of modern life!’

Tom Brown, The Living Tradition

Everybody’s Grotty’ is available to order/download via www.skinnerandtwitch.bandcamp.com/album/everybodys... and via this website, as well as via the usual sites, such as Amazon and iTunes.

'The one and only Skinner & T’witch...a pair of comic geniuses'. David Chamberlain, Acoustic Routes, Dapper FM/Blues and Roots Radio

'A gem of a release'. Stevie Connor, Blues and Roots Radio

'It's a fantastic album, and I love it!' Tony Haynes, FAB Folk & Blues and Midweek Midnight Mayhem, Tempo FM

‘A cracking new album...I haven’t just listened to it once a day this week, I’ve listened to it twice. Entertainment throughout’. Neil Vessey, The Folk Pilot, Deal Radio

‘Recreates the magic of a night at the music hall - Skinner and T’witch have given me a good chuckle with this album. T’witch’s vocals are particularly good.’ James Fagan, Thank Goodness It’s Folk, Sheffield Live

'Very funny, very clever songs'. Larry Hoyt, Common Threads, WAER-FM (88.3 Syracuse)

‘Absolutely wonderful...They're always tongue in cheek, but with a message...one of my favourites.’ Jock Hossack, Jock’s Celtic Calamity, Blues and Roots Radio

‘There’s something for everyone in Skinner & T’witch’s new album...we love to support their music’. Russell Hill, Country Music Show, Express FM

'An album that takes a pleasingly playful poke at politics, pomposity and personal peccadillos.' Mike Davies, Fatea Magazine.



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