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From their Bob Harris session live on BBC RADIO 2 to GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, BEARDED THEORY and CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL, Tess Of The Circle are taking their new rock fueled sound on the road. Check out some of the things people are saying about ToTC.
National Radio and Press
ROCK n REEL (r2) Magazine
"One of the best British hard-rock albums of the decade. The songwriting swoops& soars to majestic heights & the body of work hangs spectacularly together"
* * * * * (5 stars)
BBC Radio 2/Team Rock (Bob Harris) + Live session
"Some very hot UK Talent! A wonderful record !"
'Not to be ignored'
CLASSIC ROCK Magazine
"Some artists wear their influences on their sleeve, others like Tess Jones' from Tess Of The Circle absorb them as they grow up, thereby creating a style of their own. A style that sways from rock to punk to folk, but always leads to a strong chorus, The passion never falters."
"If Tess Of The Circle are on the cusp of something, this might just be what puts them over the edge. This my friends is a bit of a wow!"
P P P P P P P P P (Score: 9/10)
BBC Radio 2 (Janice Long)
'Wow ! That is mighty !!'
'That blew the cobwebs away ! Janice loves TESS OF THE CIRCLE !'
'Huge, absolutely huge response to the Tess play; we will be playing him again'
Planet Rock (Wyatt)
'So catchy that song ! It's got a reall summer vibe to it !!'
"Coming up... another catchy one from Tess Of The Circle"
"A startlingly heartfelt yet world-weary vocal. Tess Of The Circle are clearly poised to engender the affection of fans of sixties, seventies and nineties Rock with Amplify"
KERRANG Radio (Johnny Doom)
'A classic vibe. Think Led Zeppelin!'
"A mighty sound !"
"That sounds huge I'm sure you'll agree"
BBC Radio 2 (Folk show)
'People have got in touch with me about an artist called TESS, I got the album and I love it ! Really interesting song there from a really interesting singer songwriter'
BBC Radio 2 (Alex Lester)
'Really like that ! That's Tess Of The Circle !'
GUITARIST Magazine - "Take a little early Led Zep and mix in some influence from American grunge at the top of its game. Definitely one to check out!"
* * * * (4 stars)
GUITAR TECHNIQUES Magazine "The follow up to their highly acclaimed album Thorns, this album has kept the variety of moods and delivery. Tess Jones' heartfelt singing, Guitarist Lee Clifton supplies catchy scrubs and hooks on the songs."
* * * * (4 stars)
Planet Rock's ROCKSTOCK, Bearded Theory (sub-headline Woodland stage), Glastonbury Festival, Cambridge Rock Festival((headline Acoustic Stage), Acoustic Festival of Britain, The Bear Grylls Festival (headline, sunday), Broadstairs Folk Week (multiple dates), Beautiful Days Festival, Secret Gardren, Small World Festival (multiple dates), Lakefest, Lunar Festival, Rochester Sweeps Festival, Salisbury Festival, St Pancras Station Sessions, Oxjam, Cowley Road Carnival (headline), Music At The Crossroads, Canterbury Ale Festival, Ashford Festival, Create Festival...
Birmingham Symphony Hall, Ronnie Scotts (London), The Bedford (London), The Elgin (London), Rich Mix (London), The Jam House (Birmingham), Portobello Acoustic Sessions (London), Proud Camden (multiple dates), The Convent (Gloucester), Jericho Tavern (Oxford), The Bullingdon (Oxford), Actress and Bishop (Birmingham)....