Fair Mothers In Monochrome album review

Fair Mothers – ‘In Monochrome’ album review


Kevin Allan’s Fair Mothers project releases the second, more experimental project of 2020 with ‘In Monochrome’. Featuring guest appearances from Faith Eliott, Dana Gavanski (vocals), Esther Swift (harp), Pete Harvey (cello) and Jonny Lynch from Pictish Trail, the album was recorded at The Happiness Hotel in Edinburgh over the past couple of years and expores…

Fair Mothers – ‘Harpy


Opening with a squelch of Twilight Sad-esque guitar, Fair Mothers’ ‘Harpy’ is a song that grabs your attention from the very first note. It then takes on an eerie folk sound as it builds up and falters around the tantalising combination of Stonehaven resident Kevin Allan’s distinctive words, restrained piano stabs, composer-arranger Pete Harvey’s haunting…