|Member since||January 30, 2012|
|Members||Sean Amor, Daryl Ball, Chris Mac, Nick Wall|
|Influences||The Waterboys, The Levellers, Mumford and Son|
|Bateleurs are a Contemporary folk/rock band based in Wiltshire, UK. |
Central to the sound is the distinctive duel lead vocals & harmonies of Daryl Ball & Sean Amor. Darylís vocals are smooth with an Irish inflection, Seanís voice is tender with a plaintiff, jagged edge, which cuts right through and suits their music perfectly. They are accompanied by Chris Mac (Drums) and Nick Wall (Bass). To cre...ate the authentic sound, Bateleurs employ numerous instruments in addition to the standard Guitar, Bass & Drums. These include mandolin, fiddle, ukulele, harmonica, recorder, piano & cajon.
They have been favourably compared to The Waterboys, The Levellers, Mumford and Son, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty.
The band is popular on the South West England music scene and veterans of summer festivals.
Bateleurs released their debut 3 song EP - New Day Rising in May 2010. Tracks posted online generated immediate and overwhelmingly positive feedback and gained a lot of radio airplay.
Their eagerly awaited debut album All In The Past, was released in August 2011 to critical acclaim.