Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Never Mind the Birdlore: The New Face of Folk Music

Colin Irwin, Observer, The, 27 January 2013

The folk scene is changing – there are songs about police shootings, Occupy London and rape. Colin Irwin meets the singers who are shaking things up.

Total word count of piece: 1134

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.