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AAA Music | 17 October 2019

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Laura J Martin – The Hangman Tree

| On 16, Jan 2012

Welcome to The Hangman Tree, a fairytale of a talented poly-instrumentist that uses a mix of electronic and old-fashioned mastery in order to imbue her music of magic.  Quirky and classic at the same time, The Hangman Tree is a symphony of flute, mandolin, guitar, and xylophone, all played by Laura herself. Take Vashti Bunjan, spice it up with an Anderson-esque touch, add the pop knowledge of Kate Bush, and you will have half an hour of ageless beauty.

 

Don’t miss Spy, a single Laura almost break the boundaries between folk and world music, and the breath-taking litany Sleepwalker, probably the peak of the album.

 

Laura will tour throughout the whole month, performing in London, at Rough Trade Records Shop on 23rd January.

 

Lorenzo Coretti