What does it sound like?:
Sabrina Piggott’s roots are in County Cork and folk music. Her voice is pure, even if the Irish brogue sometimes mangles the vowels in a manner similar to Björk. She has a distinctive style of playing the acoustic guitar. A champion bodhran player, it is rhythmic rather than melodic, very effective at ratcheting up the drama and intensity in her songs. Her wings have taken her from Ireland and beyond Folk. David Crickmore produces this debut, giving her plenty of space as though he’s recording her in Iceland. It helps he brings a bag of tricks including Electronica and found sounds. He’s a multi-instrumentalist who used to be in a synthpop band with Bill Nelson in the eighties. David Hornberger’s cello adds colour and authority.
Roots And Wings is a hybrid of old and new, acoustic and electronic, Folk and Pop. It’s full of passion. Sabrina sings with a powerful conviction, feet firmly planted on the floor, chin held high, even in the quieter moments. Each song has the story-telling of Folk at its heart but delivered in a thoroughly modern way. Roots And Wings captures Sabrina caught on the horns of a dilemma. » Continue Reading.