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The Unthanks is an English folk group from Northumberland, known for an eclectic approach in combining traditional English folk with other musical genres. Featuring siblings Rachel Unthank and Becky Unthank, the group was, from 204 to 2009, initially known as Rachel Unthank & The Winterset. The name changed in the summer of 2009 with the lineup. The first album to be released under the new name was "Here's the Tender…

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  • Just left their show at The Customs House in South Shields. A stripped back super friendly evening, if a little raw. I was starstruck when the band were selling their own merchandise afterwards, wish I'd bought "The Mount The Air" vinyl, Becky was signing copies! oh well! A magical night, and the nearest this particular athiest will get to a spiritual experience...
  • Mount the Air is outstanding
  • pure talent right here. mount the air is a album of great beauty so good.
  • I never realised how short Rachel and Becky are until I stood next to them last night as they signed my Mount The Air vinyl. It was the perfect end to a perfect night :¬)
  • Mount The Air... ethereal, eclectic, ecstatic. Bliss.
  • Mount The Air is just... perfect. I can't wait until 7th March to see them perform again.
  • I'd imagined a couple of comments, what with the new album being released today. All I need to say is it's a lovely, nigh perfect way to spend an hour, especially with some good headphones and a comfy chair...
  • Get yourself to http://www.the-unthanks.com/ and pre-order the new album! (Comes with a track from the album to download now)
  • a discovery an experience a journey ... or simply good Music !
  • Manchester 22.1.2013 check http://www.last.fm/event/3477212+Crows%27+Bones+-+Ghost+stories+and+folk+songs+

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