Surfacing: Sylva Faye [New Act]

on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Words: Saam Das

It's quite rare for us to actually have any music we actually like appear on our Soundcloud. But Sylva Faye shared her excellent new(-ish) track 'Ever More' with us last night, and now I've got a job interview out the way, I can tell you more about this 22 year old multi-instrumentalist and her bewitching experimental folk offerings.

Sylva Faye has been around for a couple of years now, putting out a couple of EPs, but her breakthrough is yet to come. Recent evidence suggests that may happen sooner rather than later. Her sound encompasses everyone from Enya to Joanna Newsom, although I'd probably put her in the same bracket as Theoretical Girl - another unusual and wonderful British female solo artist.

The hypnotic 'Cling' and the pulsating 'Ever More' are the standouts, both warm in their own separate ways. Sylva Faye, golden touch.

Sylva Faye plays the Underbelly in London this Wednesday. Find more info at

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