About

The Deadly Winters 3 - 2015

Members

Christopher Blair – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Graeme Chyla – Drums
Michael Edie – Bass, Vocals
Christopher Gibson – Percussion, Vocals
Fraser Smith - Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals

Biography

With well-constructed melodies and lovingly crafted stories, The Deadly Winters are part Folk-Rock, part Americana. They bring you tales of sorrow, love, debauchery and murder.
…..in a very catchy, foot-tapping way.

BBC Radio One, Radio Scotland (Roddy Hart, Tom Morton and Iain Anderson’s shows), Mike Harding’s Folk Show and pioneering Scottish DJ Jim Gellatly are all champions of the band having play-listed and reviewed previous releases. The Ters’ have raised people’s awareness and expectations of how Folk-Music continues to advance with the times.

The band enjoy their time on stage and they look to bring everyone along on the journey with them. They have shared stages with lauded Scottish singer/songwriter Dougie Maclean and The Staves and have appeared at Celtic Connections, Perthshire Amber (Dougie MacLean Festival), Bannockburn Live 2014, Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Day 2013 and numerous times at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Since 2011 the band have released 2 albums, a single and an EP. The new album, “Ravynstoun” will be released worldwide on 8 September 2017.


For all Press and Booking enquiries please contact Keith Easton at Woosh Entertainments – keith@woosh.tv

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Download The Deadly Winters – Tech Spec 2017


Press

“Well impressed, great arrangements, great singing. Songs are really, really strong”
Mike Harding

“a serious prospect for both daytime radio and mainstream festivals”
Scotland On Sunday

“part folk-rock, part Americana and a fine songwriter in Christopher Blair. We should hear more of them.”
Folking.com

“they bring sunny, good-time vibes, immediately catchy hooks and a chorus to holler.”
fRoots Magazine

“an undeniably appealing and really very catchy folk-rock record”
Rave Child

“has a real energy that lifts them above a lot of modern folk music”
Scots Whay Hae! Blog

“this is acoustic folk at it’s absolute best”
Rhythm & Booze

“acoustic folk-rock loveliness”
The Skinny

“The divine sound of The Deadly Winters. A sing-a-long song if there ever was one”
Jim Gellatly (Amazing Radio, Scottish Sun)

“Melodic and evocative of a warm winter room at dusk for some reason, the chorus will put you in mind of an acoustic Dexys whilst the melody lines will call to mind an early Badly Drawn Boy.”
Gill Mills (Amazing Radio)

“an accomplished and mature piece of work….. it’s stuffed full of lovely melodies and toe-tapping charm.”
The Scotsman

Online

www.thedeadlywinters.com
www.facebook.com/deadlywinters
www.twitter.com/deadlywinters
www.soundcloud.com/the-deadly-winters
www.thedeadlywinters.bandcamp.com
www.youtube.com/deadlywinters

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