Reviews

Live

They can really arouse any emotion they wish.
★★★★★
-SEREN
…audiences fall in love with FARA the people, as well as FARA the music.
★★★★★
-UKC Music
Even without vocals. Fara’s instrumentation is truly captivating.
★★★★★
-SEREN
…harmonised in effortless fashion… It is a complex artistry that must be seen to be appreciated.
★★★★★
-SEREN
It’s not often you find a folk band which can entertain a diverse audience for an entire set… audience remained completely enthralled for the whole concert.
★★★★★
-UKC Music
…(Fara) have the easy, playful rapport that makes any great folk act.
-Nightshift Magazine

Times from Times Fall

Invigorating variation… engaging harmonies… This album is a masterly balance of reflection and celebration.
★★★★★
-fRoots
Surely one of the most consistently impressive albums of the year.
★★★★★
-RNR Magazine
Stunning quartet
★★★★
-Songlines Magazine
…fiddles all the way, dancing and sparring in some of the most beguiling arrangements I’ve heard in a long time.
★★★★★
-RNR Magazine
I doubt if there’s another band that produce such complex and engaging fiddle music, along with equally complex and engaging song …. Fara have all the ingredients for a perfect album, and Times from Times Fall is the proof.
-Folk Radio UK
A tour de force of musicianship and energy.
-Shirefolk
Times From Times Fall offers another broad palette of sounds, and marks a second compelling album for Fara.
-Living Tradition

Cross the Line

Fara are certainly a quartet to watch. Cross The Line is an ambitious, accomplished and beautiful debut that showcases four musicians’ superb and sensitive musicianship and charming vocal harmonies. A delight.
★★★★
-Songlines Magazine
These girls are gonna go Fara
★★★★
-Songlines Magazine
This is a showstopper of an album, phenomenal tunes, captivating songs and exceptional musicianship throughout.
-FATEA
Fara, one of the most exciting new bands to come from Scotland in the last few years.
-Folk Radio UK
Cross The Line is a wonderfully impressive début album.
-Folk Radio UK
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