“A Better Man” – New single from Martha Bean

Martha 2smallFolk has a perennial way of capturing the seasons.  Its roots in nature are clear, often being described as autumnal…and we have Nick Drake to thank for this with his trilogy of albums symbolising the different seasons.

Leicester-based singer songwriter Martha Bean’s new single “A Better Man” captures the current time perfectly, wrapping you up warm on a cold, crisp Sunday morning. There’s a comforting maturity about the composition, with acoustic finger picking and string backing echoing Nick Drake’s but with a fitting, contemporary air. Her debut release, When Shadows Return to the Sea, had a rawness within the polish but “A Better Man” seems more accomplished and a perfect single choice, with beauty in the delicate and the intricate.

If you like this you can catch her on dates in the UK this week.

“A Better Man” is released on 27 November.

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As a lover of music, cats and chocolate it was inevitable that Paul would end up writing for us. A tireless singer/songwriter from the UK with a tiresome number of music projects, his worrying knowledge of the 80s and the evolution of crisps and confectionery (or chips and candy for our US readers) has seen him both gain jobs and lose friends.

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