Hatful of Rain
Hatful of Rain, an acoustic music group from Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England, perform original material that combines English folk sounds with harmony singing and American bluegrass music.
Following a sold out launch event to mark the release of their eagerly awaited second album, The Morning Key, Hatful of Rain headed out to tour the Midlands for the first time this year. Widely lauded as one of the UK’s premiere folk/roots bands and a firm favourite of the legendary Bob Harris, Hatful of Rain are eagerly anticipating getting out on the road to share the new album with established and new fans alike.
The success of their debut album Way On Up The Hill the Sussex based four-piece were considered ‘one to watch’ by such luminaries as Mike Harding, Bob Harris and Rosanne Cash.
“Hauntingly beautiful…I love it” Bob Harris, Radio 2
“They’re very, very good” Mike Harding, Radio 2
“Beautiful!” Rosanne Cash, via Twitter
“Every once in a while you hear something…it’s rock ‘n roll baby, done bluegrass style” Dave Cash, BBC Radio Solent
“A fine band with a growing live reputation” Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster
“Chloe Overton possesses a stunning voice that really makes you stop in your tracks” Brighton Source
Hatful of Rain’s unique style combines powerful song-writing with musical virtuosity and a traditional feel. Grouped around a single microphone live, they create an engaging visual spectacle, whilst underlining the warmth and communal style of the music they play.
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