Gareth Lee & Annie Baylis have been described as a slick contemporary folk duo, who have a modern approach to creating a classic sound.
“It’s a real pleasure to champion such fine talent, these are a duo you really want to keep an eye on” Alex Gallacher, Folk Radio UK
With an honest songwriting ethos at its core, the duos carefully crafted, intimate music is built upon the folk story culture, reflecting the path of life.
Their first EP gained them support from Folk Radio UK, as featured Album of the Month and even captured the ears of legendary Whispering Bob Harris, where the pair were invited to do an ‘Under the Apple Tree Session’ at his home-studio in Oxfordshire.
“Lyrically its a pure delight” Neil McFaydyen, Folk Radio UK
They have supported the likes of Patsy Reid, The Webb Sisters, Bellowhead, Krista Detor, George Ezra and appeared at a variety of festivals across the UK, including Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, Wimborne Minster Folk Festival and Bromyard Folk Festval. Along with a selection of Folk Clubs; Uxbridge, The Ram and Grayshott.
The winter of 2015, sees the release of their second EP ‘Future Writer’, a ‘Songs from the Shed’ Session and a UK/Ireland Tour.
‘Gareth and Annie are a fantastic Cornish duo. They play beautifully crafted folk songs , that remind me a little of Richard and Linda thompson’s early work. The harmonies are sweet and clear , and Annie’s violin work will nail your heart to the ceiling …’ Neil Halstead