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Loris and the Lion Logo - Text reads: 'Loris and the Lion' written  in the style of a story book.
Loris and the Lion Eat Me Alice - Press

Loris & the Lion weave gentle tales of joy and loss; a patchwork of sonic delights to soothe the soul and feed the heart.

An alt folk duo from Liverpool, navigating life together accompanied by: fairytales; folktales; lifetales; a piano; a clarinet; a harmonium; a guitar (often bowed); too many effects pedals; sometimes a tenor recorder; some homemade bells; many other instruments they haven’t discovered yet; a shared love of choral music; an insatiable appetite for tea; a general love of nature (especially trees when looked up at from beneath); Joni Mitchell (naturally); Kate Bush (a first love); love (a second one).

Calling to mind the sounds and spirit of Joanna Newsom, Tori Amos and Jesca Hoop.

RELEASES

Jorinde & Joringel by Loris and the Lion - Digital Artwork that looks like an old fairytale book.

PRESS

"This is contemporary Folk at its best."

"Criminally underheard" 

“Their storytelling is carried through every element of their music from melody to lyrics to the accompanying visuals, leaving you completely convinced by the web of some wondrous world that they spin around you.” -

Albums of the Year 2021

// Bido Lito

"The best art defines its own parameters by creating its own world where its very existence makes complete and total sense. Which leads us to the magical duo that is Loris & the Lion, who give us a musical invitation to enter their world with their debut EP Jorinde and Joringel. Six tracks of otherworldly and metaphysical perfection, a truly delicious set of songs, pure contemplative sonic majesty. Thank you for taking the time to perfectly craft these compositions. Truly astonishing."

"Their music is filled with the most exquisite lyrics that are accompanied by fragile piano, swarming strings and gossamer melodies."

Loris & the Lion convey  a haunting aura [...] with complex melodies and enchanting vocals from lead singer Georgia Harris, immersing whoever listens in an enveloping, chilling sound."

"Absolutely gorgeous — ambitious, thoughtful, eerie, and well-constructed."

"There's both a starkness and delicate tone to the sound that makes for a superb juxtaposition."

"known for their haunting performances of songs that capture your heart and your imagination. So softly spoken as they entered the stage, then a cascade of emotion revealed itself to tear at the very fabric of your heart. Their songs are very pure in sound, the combination of acoustic guitar, keyboard, and harmonies create a soothing yet captivating atmosphere in the room."

PHOTOS

UPCOMING DATES

30th

January 
2024

Ye Vagabonds - Independent Venue Week

Birkenhead // Future Yard

PAST DATES

1st

December

2023

Roman Candle Promotions
Harwarden // The Glynne Arms

13th

October

2023

Double Headline w/ Hands of the Heron
Liverpool // QU A RR Y

29th

July

2023

The Gentle Good - Choir of Outsiders
Manchester // Band on the Wall

27th

April

2023

Sofar Sounds

Leeds // Piglove by the River

21st

April

2023

Toria Wooff - Roman Candle Promotions

Chester // St Mary's A Creative Space

14th

April

2023

Sara Wolff - Roman Candle Promotions

Hawarden // The Glynne Arms

23rd

February

2023

Fresh Showcase

Newcastle // Cobalt

8th

February

2023

Marina Allen

Birkenhead // Future Yard

30th

September

2022

Siv Jakobsen

Nottingham // Metronome

30th

August

2022

Circuit Des Yeux - Future Yard Presents

Birkenhead // Future Yard

27th

August

2022

Headline Show - Lost Horizons Promotions

London // Tracks E7

29th

July

2022

Cambridge Folk Festival 

Cambridge // The Den

19th

May

2022

Headline Show - Supports: Elspeth Anne,
Anna Jane Houghton

Liverpool // QU A RR Y

30th

April

2022

Boozegrass Festival 2022

Chester // Alexander's Live.

29th

April

2022

Kathryn Williams - St Michaels Live

Liverpool // St Michaels-in-the-Hamlet Church

14th

April

2022

Calum Gilligan - Debut Album Release

Liverpool // British Music Experience

24th

March

2022

S.T.Manville & Elkyn - Bed & Breakfast

Liverpool // SCALE

5th

November

2021

Haiku Salut - Harvest Sun

Liverpool // LEAF on Bold St.

5th

October

2021

Chloe Foy - Harvest Sun

Liverpool // LEAF on Bold St.

23rd

July

2021

Jorinde and Joringel EP Release Show

Liverpool // QU A RR Y

23rd-25th

May

2020

Liverpool Digital Music Festival

Online // Facebook Live

15th

May

2020

Culture Unconfined Festival

Online // YouTube Live

9th

April

2020

QuaranQueens Festival

Online // Instagram Live

1st

November

2019

Maison Johnny

Liverpool // LEAF on Bold St.

13th

October

2019

Fresh Blood Festival

Liverpool // Phase One

18th

September

2019

Into The Woodlands

Liverpool // Parr St. Studio 2

7th

September

2019

Party In the Paddock Festival

Northampton

7th

August

2019

Dilettante - Support
Liverpool // Handyman

CONTACT

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  • YouTube
  • Spotify
  • Bandcamp
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