A band built around the coveted skills of award winning Irish vocalist Lauren Kinsella and producer Chris Hyson, Snowpoet formed in London in 2013 with a passion for song writing and a desire to celebrate the common ground between modern folk, sung poetry and ambient electronica. Their music has been described as “beautiful” (BBC Radio 2) with “elusive beauty and penetrating lyrics” (Irish Times)
Their 2016 debut, entitled Snowpoet released to
critical acclaim drawing comparisons to artists
such as Bjork and Olaf Arnalds while citing
influences as diverse as Joni Mitchell and Ravel.
Their follow up album released on Edition
Records in 2018 entitled Thought You Knew
featured on National Public Radio (USA) as one of
the best albums of 2018 and was heralded as an
album that “opposed clíches in every possible
direction” (Forfolksake). Wait For Me (2021) their
latest release on Edition Records was recorded
during lockdown and brings together their new
songs with a continued creative originality and
They continue to sell out shows in cities such as London, Dublin and Birmingham with their original and heartfelt music growing their fanbase through live and digital presence.