The new single from Erland & The Carnival. 'Springtime' is taken from the album 'Nightingale', out now on Full Time Hobby.
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Erland and the Carnival are a British folk rock band, formed in London, by multi-instrumentalist Simon Tong (formerly of The Verve, Blur and The Good, the Bad & the Queen), Orcadian folk guitarist and singer Gawain Erland Cooper and Drummer/Engineer David Nock (The Orb, The Cult, The Fireman). In 2010 they released a critically acclaimed cult hit with their eponymous debut album.
Erland and the Carnival are best known for their contemporary arrangements of traditional Scottish and English folk songs, including "Tramps and Hawkers", "Was You Ever See" and "Love Is a Killing Thing", collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The band's debut album was recorded at Damon Albarn's Studio 13 and released in January 2010.
Their second album "Nightingale" was released on 7 March 2011 via Full Time Hobby. The lead single from the album is "Map of an Englishman" and has been receiving repeated radio airplay. The album charted at #21 on the UK Indie charts.
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