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Then please allow me to introduce you to the Unthanks. My father-in-law recently gave me a whole lot of music to listen to, and among the artists that really gripped me was the two-sister group called the Unthanks. Rachel and Becky Unthank are a British folk band with a haunting sound and a vast repertoire of interesting and slightly subversive pieces. As a storyteller myself, I really appreciate their use of language and how utterly timeless their sound is- they could as easily exist in the 1400s as in the modern world and I would believe every minute of it.

My favorite of their songs is Anachie Gordon, but there are many others which may grip you more.

 

Links

Website: http://www.the-unthanks.com/

Image Source:  http://bearlyrambling.blogspot.ca/2012/02/unthanks.html

Anachie Gordon on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i58JxB8ZqLQ

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