credit: Jannica Honey 2020

Constant Follower

Self-described as "soaring-ambient-dreampop-experimental-folk", Constant Follower is the band formed around Scottish songwriter Stephen McAll. Their drifting, heart-rending sound is a dreamlike reflection of McAll’s own life. Growing up in Glasgow, McAll was randomly attacked on his way home one evening. The catastrophic head injuries left him partially paralysed, unable to write or play guitar, and with all of his childhood memories gone. The next decade was spent between home and a cabin on Scotland’s West Coast, where he relearned to play guitar and began composing. The result is a childhood imagined against a backdrop that, like the sea, is as serene as it is wild; ever-changing, yet resolute.

Co-produced by McAll and Kramer (Low, Galaxie 500, Will Oldham, Daniel Johnston), ‘Neither Is, Nor Ever Was’, released on Shimmy Disc on 1 OCT 21, appearing on 19 ‘Best Albums of 2021’ lists and the 2022 SAY Awards longlist.

“A gorgeous struggle, deeply human and complex and ground in McAll’s reckoning with vivid moments that seem to carry lifetimes within them." The Austin Chronicle
“Instantly compelling, memorable and moving” Folk Radio UK
"Gorgeous atmospheric Folk" KEXP

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From:

Stirling, , UK-SCOTLAND

Genre:

Folk

Subgenre:

Dream Pop

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