Americana UK - Video Premiere - Andrew Frolish

4 January 2022  

Video Premiere – The Tug Of The Moon (The St Buryan Sessions). “There’s an astonishing richness to Sarah McQuaid’s voice, evident in this ethereal interpretation of ‘Tug of the Moon’ ... The album is a gorgeous…

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Americana UK - Martin Johnson

4 January 2022 

Interview – Sarah McQuaid on refreshing her folk vision with The St Buryan Sessions. “Even with three people in the audience it still felt better than it would have felt just sitting at home looking at…

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Zeitgeist (The Rocker) - Stuart Hamilton (Dec 2021)

31 December 2021

The Last Post – Best of 2021 (No. 1). “There isn’t a moment here that isn’t beautifully executed. You’ll be hard pushed to hear a better acoustic record this year. In fact, you won’t which is why…

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Folk North West - Clive Pownceby

Winter 2021-22 

Album review – The St Buryan Sessions. “The McQuaid voice shimmers between elation and melancholy .... Her exceptional phrasing ability conveys a yearning which colours this album’s haunting, almost mesmeric ethos. ... Sarah McQuaid makes music that…

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Americana Highways - Video Premiere - Melissa Clarke

11 October 2021 

Video Premiere – If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous (The St Buryan Sessions). “Sarah McQuaid’s songs have a slow winding timelessness, and this popular one is no exception. The harmonies have a symphonic…

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Now Spinning

8 October 2021

Video Interview – Now Spinning Podcast, Episode 5: The Sarah McQuaid Interview. “As you know I spend a lot of time with rock-driven music and then something comes along that completely floors me. The St Buryan Sessions…

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The St Ives Times & Echo

8 October 2021 

Feature – Sarah McQuaid’s new album to be launched in the venue where it was recorded. “Penwith based singer/songwriter Sarah McQuaid is releasing her new album, The St Buryan Sessions at a free (donations) benefit concert in…

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Punk News - Video Premiere

6 October 2021

Video Premiere – One Sparrow Down (The St Buryan Sessions). “McQuaid strips the track back to a chilling, sparse Euro-folk track, propelled by a cold, marching percussion. Meanwhile, McQuaid tells a parable that isn't quite as…

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Folk Wales - Mick Tems (Oct 2021)

October 2021

Album review – The St Buryan Sessions. “Sarah has made something magical happen; and Martin has recorded her entrancing and hypnotic set. It all goes to show that in the awful, terrible pandemic, some artistic brilliance can shine…

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