Country, Adult Contemporary, Folk, Jazz ~ defies generalization
“The most original band in the country at the moment, truly unique.”
Pete Smith (Grammy award-winning producer Sting, The Police, Squeeze)
“it really is A fantastic album, a ‘Janice Loves’ ”
Janice Long BBC Radio 2
“Breathtaking!” Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music
“This London based duo throw samples and electronic rhythms into a heady mix of swirling guitars and driving percussion. Isobel Morris’s voice hovers somewhere between pristine folk and edgy choruses that hint at a wider audience.” The Wire
After a decade of cutting a maverick swathe through the industry Bruise have three albums, thousands of gigs, US and European festival appearances, airplay from Japan to the US and a reputation to be proud of. Traveling world wide to deliver stylish and emotive performances this duo are probably Britains best kept secret. Supports, collaborations and sessions with artists as varied as great blues/folk songwriter & guitar virtuoso Mark Knopfler, spacerock royalty Hawkwind, country phenomenon Leanne Rhymes, folk hero Dick Gaughan, mean their talents are endorsed by quality.
This emotionally driven band have recently released their third and definitive album Little Victories, receiving great reviews from indi-press and bookings from quality venues. Currently touring to promote the release of Little Victories the live shows have been monumental, with the musicianship, the depth of songwriting and the sense of occasion of a band MUCH bigger than themselves. The intimate venues they play are elevated to cult “I was there” status and audiences dance, cry and leave a little altered.
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