Interview: Penguin Eggs
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"Kitty Macfarlane is no ordinary singer/songwriter. From a village in the West Country of England, she comes onstage at the Sidmouth Folk...
Review: Ingénu/e magazine
"Veering slightly off the mainstream, this is an album ahead of its time, a ground-breaking, remarkable album" Ingénu/e magazine
Feature: Somerset Life
"There's a new sound from Somerset. It has an unaffected, clear female voice, in the folk idiom but in no way rustic. The voice is
Live Review: Ruskin Mill
"Kitty Macfarlane, a Somerset singer/ songwriter presented her debut album, ‘Namer Of Clouds,’ to a large and near reverential audience
Live Review: Sage Gateshead
"As a storyteller she is a charm, captivating her audience as she performs"
Review: Penguin Eggs
"Her writing is startlingly poetic and deeply evocative of her subject matter due to her talent for vivid and descriptive imagery...
Nomination: fRoots Album of the Year
Kitty Macfarlane's Namer Of Clouds is nominated for Album Of The Year in the fRoots Magazine Critics Poll
Interview: Portsmouth News
"The stunning album wears its intelligence and research lightly - wrapped in beguiling poetic lyrics and Kitty's easy way with a melody"
Live Review: Line Of Best Fit
The songs themselves are delicate, beautiful things, as crystal clear in their delivery as they are on record...
Interview: Folk Radio
"At the heart of the album is Macfarlane’s passion for exploring the natural world around her, a world that she finds “endlessly...
"One of the best folk records I’ve heard in a long time comes in the shape of ‘Namer of Clouds’ from Kitty Macfarlane"
Review: For Folk's Sake
"It’s no exaggeration to describe the sensation of listening to Namer of Clouds as akin to walking through a small but lovingly crafted
Interview: Elsewhere Journal
"This is an album of haunting, lyrical music that asks the listener to consider her place in the world, the beauty to be found there and...
Review: Laurel Canyon
"The faultless ‘Namer Of Clouds’ certainly does have the wow! factor. Super vocals, songwriting, musicianship and arrangements. Poetic,
Mike Harding Folk Show
"She has made a beautiful song out of a wonderful poem - there are some wonderful tracks on this album"
Review: The Observer
"Macfarlane’s vocal style is easy, tuneful and “in the tradition”, as the saying goes, but what sets her work apart is her affinity wit
BBC Radio 4 Pick Of the Week
Wrecking Days chosen by Lindsey Chapman on BBC Radio 4's Pick Of The Week. Listen here
Review: Financial Times
★★★★ These songs, says Kitty Macfarlane, are “loosely bound by our clumsy ties with the land”. In her case, the land is Somerset: the...
Review: Countryfile Magazine
"Singer-songwriter Kitty Macfarlane's debut album is a captivating celebration of the natural world and the landscapes of her Somer
Review: The Metro
"Kitty's voice is pure and clean, with a slightly earthy quality, an unforced vibrato and faint echoes of Joni Mitchell and Vashti Bunyan"
Review: The Morning Star
★★★★ "Titled after Luke Howard, who in 1802 gave clouds their names, this collection of songs delights with the poetry of its lyrics....
Recommendation: The Guardian
"Kitty Macfarlane’s Namer Of Clouds, a gently experimental collection of ballads and folk-inspired originals from a remarkably accompli
"Kitty expresses her intense empathy with the natural environment, which we need to treat with respect.... Namer Of Clouds is an impres
Review: Folk Radio
"An astonishingly accomplished debut album - full of old wisdom and bubbling over with new ideas. A singular songwriting talent... Macf
Arts Preview: The Guardian
"Her remarkably accomplished debut album, Namer of Clouds, beguiles with its poetry and tenderness, and her eye for detail, vivid imagi
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