The Lost Words: Spell Songs

A two album commission with Folk by the Oak for 2019 and beyond

Karine Polwart
Julie Fowlis

Seckou Keita

Kris Drever
Rachel Newton

Beth Porter

Jim Molyneux

 

Working closely with Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris the artists will created two companion piece to the best-selling and award winning book 'The Lost Words'.
 

The project has played to sold out audiences at QEH Southbank Centre, Hay Festival, BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and The Natural History Museum

 

Two studio albums (2019 and 2021), the second released worldwide via Thirty Tigers, for more information

The Lost Words: Spell Songs website

The Lost Words: Spell Songs Twitter

The Lost Words: Spell Songs Instagram

The Lost Words Blessing

Audio

The Lost Words Blessing w. orchestra & choir (Prom) - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Selkie-boy - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Willow - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Little Astronaut - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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BBC Radio 3 In Tune - Complete session - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Previous Shows

Feb 8 2019 Snape Maltings, Snape

Feb 9 2019 Town Hall, Birmingham

Feb 10 2019 RNCM, Manchester

Feb 12 2019 QEH Southbank London
May 29 2019 Hay Festival, Hay

Jul 14 2019 Folk by the Oak, Hatfield
Aug 25 2019 Royal Albert Hall, London
Apr 27 2020 
Natural History Museum, London
Aug 28 2021 Shrewsbury Folk Festival
Jan 27 2022 Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Jan 28 2022 Perth Concert Hall, Perth
Jan 29 2022 Sage, Gateshead
Jan 30 2022 Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Jan 31 2022 Cadogan Hall, London
Feb 1 2022 Cadogan Hall, London

All photos by Elly Lucas

Times Literary Supplement review of QEH Southbank show (click to expand)

Lost Words Spell Songs Times Literary Supplement Revie