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Praise for latest album The Ghost In Daylight

“Warp’s unsung genius delivers mellow masterpiece… Gravenhurst has made an album as good as anything his revered record label has released in the last decade. Evocative of Nick Drake’s understated English melancholia and the lush, moody atmospherics of late-‘70s Brian Eno… An exquisite, unexpected gem.” **** Q

“Terrific understated songs with a church-like serenity… Talbot is one of music’s best kept secrets” **** The Guardian

“Stunning” ***** Artrocker

“A special album” **** Stool Pigeon

“Talbot has created a uniquely potent blend of icy chill and soothing balm, and with it that rarest of things: totally cliché-dodging songwriting” The Line Of Best Fit

“The Ghost in Daylight is a memory-haunted journey through the dead voices and deep narratives of Englands lost; broadside ballads culled from earth and air” Mojo

“The Ghost in Daylight is a wondrous thing” Quietus

“Magnificent” **** Time Out

“Possibly Britain’s most underrated singer/songwriter” **** Telegraph

“We really should be thankful that we have people like Talbot still plugging away, honing their peculiar craft with artistic and moral compass still intact.”
Quietus Albums Of The Year So Far 2012 (Gravenhurst at # 10)

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Gravenhurst Western Lands

THE WESTERN LANDS

” This is, simply, beautiful music. “

- Guardian Unlimited 4/5

” Notice it now, or wait until people start hailing it as a lost classic in a decade’s time. “

- NME 8/10

” Brooding shoegazing magnificence. “

- Sunday Times Download Essential

” There is enough to ensure that nothing outside of the song particularly matters while it plays. ” - Drowned in Sound.

9/10 & Pick of the Week

” Talbot’s amazing voice and sense of space continue to occupy its own unique space. “

- Music Week

” Talbot presses the melodic shoegaze pedal on The Western Lands’ soothing yet suspicious lead single. ” - Mojo Rising Feature

” Heart-breaking… Haunting Beauty ” - Angry Ape

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Fires in distant buildings

FIRES IN DISTANT BUILDINGS

” Utterly magnificient, quite possibly the best album I’ve heard all year. “

- Sunday Telegraph

” Brave and challenging. ”
- Independent on Sunday 4/5

” Quite extraordinary. ”
- Mojo 4/5

” Gently f***ing psychotic. ”
- Vice 9/10

” frighteningly brilliant. ”
- CMU Daily

” a white-knuckle ride… deliciously disturbing. ” - Rock Sound

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Black holes in the sand Gravenhurst

BLACK HOLES IN THE SAND

” Breathtaking in all senses. “

- Q magazine ****

” Not to be listened to when alone. ”
- Daily Telegraph

” Talbot has upped the game for all others. ”
- NME 8/10