After appearances at Celtic Connections, Tokyo, & The Purcell Room Swåp promise chilling musical adventures in Anglo-Scandinavian roots'n'reel & song where Swedish polskas and schottis shake hands with jigs and waltzes from all over the British Isles & Ireland! With all-Ireland champion Karen Tweed piano accordion (The Poozies), mayhemic comic Ian Carr, guitar (Kate Rusby Band, Eddi Reader, Old Rope String Band), Ola Bäckström, viola d'amore & fiddle, Carina Normansson, fiddle & voice. Rave energy and string quartet subtlety by turn! Bring the kids! Award winning new cd Du Da.
BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS Best Group nomination BBC R3 KERSHAW SESSION Feb'06
The whole zany, playful, energetic, instrumentally brilliant and, vocally, ever so slightly otherworldy adventure should be sampled at full length and full strength - ROB ADAMS, THE HERALD
Anglo-Swedes with a lust for life, incapable of putting a foot - or finger - wrong. Great musicians, great entertainers and full of passion, inspiration, inventiveness and intimacy too - FIONA TALKINGTON, SONGLINES