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Beautifully simple and borrowing from the well know traditional rhyme, Magpie is everything you need in a modern folk song. Recorded in the same session as Angela, Forty Elephant Gang build on their Americana, folk & blues roots. The songs lyrics hint at a undercurrent of mistrust while the backing builds effortlessly throughout. Subtle mandolin plays against the heavy floor Toms of the drums while the guitars weave magically between the vocal hook.
Magpie provides musical familiarity with a melody that will stay with you long after its 2.50 has flown by. This track is anything but black and white!


from Angela / Magpies, track released August 26, 2022


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Forty Elephant Gang London, UK

Forty Elephant Gang are a rousing, engaging, and intensely innovative three-piece from East London who blend Folk, Americana and American Blues, with truly classic songwriting.
The band features Andrew White, Sean Mannion and James Bachmann. Since their formation they’ve taken their unique sound to large and varied audiences throughout London and the UK.
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