'You hear that black hound howling, That old familiar sound...'
With the release of her debut album Company of Ghosts
in 2010, Lizzie’s reputation as a captivating new voice in British folk has continued to grow. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Vidar Norheim, Company of Ghosts
was nominated for Best Debut in the Spiral Earth Awards and won support from a diverse range of DJs including Radio 1's Rob da Bank and Radio 2's Mike Harding, who listed it in his top 10 albums of the year. Now the pair return with their much anticipated duo album, Black Hound Howling, released Sept 17th 2012.
Lizzie has played at folk festivals and venues across the UK and in October 2012 will perform for sold out audiences at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Belfast Waterfront Hall as part of The Irish Sea Sessions (www.irishseasessions.com). She is a also an award winning playwright and her most recent stage play The Swallowing Dark transferred from the Liverpool Playhouse to London's Theatre503 for a month long run. Her debut play Intemperance received a five star review in the Guardian, with Lizzie being described as ‘Liverpool’s modern day Ibsen’.
‘Rebel folk endures and develops uniquely – just listen to Lizzie Nunnery's England Loves a Poor Boy.’
Ed Vulliamy, The Observer
‘I was stunned by this album the first time I heard it and have gone back to it over and again.’
Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2 on ‘Company of Ghosts’
‘An outstanding debut.’
Steve Bennett, Acoustic Magazine on ‘Company of Ghosts’
‘Powerful meaningful lyrics, sung with the most wonderfully enchanting voice that falls somewhere between Kate Bush and Dolores Keane.’
Martin Mannering, The Irish World on ‘Company of Ghosts’