The pair (an Englishman and an Irishman) have launched their career with a very competent trio of songs and don't come up short in the harmony department. Naturally the songs are primarily acoustic, but if you're thinking nu-folk then forget it. This is far better. The tender 'Whenever You Lay Your Head' shows a lack of bravado that's very welcome and lets the simplicity of the song speak for itself. This spacious approach also works really well on the livelier 'Sarah'. It's 'Shed A Little Light' that really stands out though and genuinely sounds as though it could have been penned by one of the greats we mentioned, yet has Winter Mountain's stamp all over it. It's the most upbeat here and also, unless you're particularly absorbed by the avant-garde, quite irresistible.
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