A Startled Chameleon presents:
Arcelia & Yvonne Lyon
Arcelia + Yvonne Lyon
Entry Requirements: 18+
Arcelia create an exquisite sound which has been likened to Crosby Stills & Nash, America, Paul Simon. Arcelia regularly perform and tour with Chris Difford of Squeeze as well as their own tours across the UK, while also being in demand as a support act for the likes of Scott Matthews, Oysterband, Michele Stodart and Maddy Prior.
“Wonderfully warm harmonies”.... MOJO Magazine
“Here is songwriting and singing of the very highest order..” 9/10 Americana UK
“Trailblazing a new genre”… Classic Rock Society
Yvonne Lyon –
‘Yvonne’s songwriting is honest, heartfelt and true’ Eddi Reader
‘a fine voice… a fine album and one that is refreshingly positive’ The Telegraph
Yvonne has just had a 4th album in a row be Record of the week on BBC Scotland. She has had plays on the BBC from Bob Harris, Claire Balding Michael Ball and Janice Long. Toured with Eddi Reader, and supported Bela Fleck, Boo Hewerdine and Chris Difford.
She has 2 Bob Harris sessions under her belt, and recently did his Under The Apple Tree Session which is below -
Arcelia (pronounced Ah-KELL-ia – meaning ‘treasure chest’ in old Spanish) is a soulful folk trio from the valleys of Kent. An exquisite sound which has been likened to Crosby Stills & Nash, America, Paul Simon and Squeeze (they regularly perform and tour with CHRIS DIFFORD). They have also been in demand as a support act for the likes of Scott Matthews, Oysterband, Coope Boyes and Simpson, Boo Hewerdine, Michele Stodart and Maddy Prior.
Following up their 2014 debut Wrap Your Bones, on their new album Building on the Land the band continues to evolve into an exceptional songwriting and performing unit, further exploring everyday life and loves.
"Wonderfully warm harmonies .." MOJO MAGAZINE
"...warm, mellow, organic and candid are just a few, but probably the best word to use is GORGEOUS"
.".....here is songwriting and singing of the very highest order..." 9/10 AMERICANA UK
Yvonne Lyon is among the UK's brightest and best emerging singer/songwriters. Her last album, Held combined poignant lyrics with strong, creative melodies, demonstrating a voice that can be both fragile and intense. Having supported Eddi Reader throughout the UK, performed with Beth Nielsen Chapman and co-written with Boo Hewerdine, Yvonne continues to establish herself as an artist of considerable significance. Yvonne's memorable and emotive performances have consistently drawn and stirred audiences and she has also shared the stage with Patti Griffin, Karine Polwart, Karen Matheson, Luka Bloom, Steve Forbert, IONA and Juliet Turner. Yvonne has also guested on two live sessions with Bob Harris on his BBC Radio 2 show.
“Just stunning music” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
“Beautifully sung and played... a fine, fine album” R2 Magazine
“Gorgeous voice” Q Magazine
“A fine voice... a fine album and one that is refreshingly positive” The Telegraph
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