Currently celebrating their tenth anniversary as the UK’s finest all-female folk group, The Poozies continue to expand their sound with their latest project, Changed Days, Same Roots. Deftly integrating Scandinavian, contemporary folk, Broadway, and Polish influences in...more
Currently celebrating their tenth anniversary as the UK’s finest all-female folk group, the Poozies continue to expand their sound their latest project, Changed Days, Same Roots. Deftly integrating Scandinavian, contemporary folk, Broadway, and Polish influences into their seasoned British Isles folk sound, Changed Days, Different Roots is marked by the same lush vocal quality, innovative arrangements, and superb instrumental performances that first distinguished the band.
Composed of founding members Karen Tweed (accordion, vocals), Patsy Seddon (electro-harp, clarsach, fiddle, vocals) and Mary MacMaster (electro-harp, clarsach, vocals) along with new arrival Eilidh Shaw (fiddle, vocals), the Poozies have been individually and collectively featured on recordings by Kathryn Tickell, Swap, The Two Duos Quartet, the May Day project, Sileas, Clan Alba, Caledon, and Harem Scarem, as well as many other live projects and guest sessions of artists including Roy Bailey, Lal and Norma Waterson, Dick Gaughan, June Tabor and Eliza Carthy.
“With their combined backgrounds, their ability is beyond question.” – Allmusic.com
“The Poozies deserve to be known beyond the confines of the British folk and roots scene…a delight.” – Q Magazine
“This is a band at the height of its powers. Forget their prestigious past. The future looks very bright for the Poozies.” – BBCinteractive