We are a four piece from Edinburgh and our name is Meursault.
We belong to an Edinburgh collective called 'Bear Scotland Presents...'
We play what is most accurately described as modern folk music, though this description should not be read as an insinuation that Meursault’s music is primarily gentle or acoustic based.
Listen to the songs.
Oh, and read these...
"Meursault... headed by Edinburgh singer-songwriter Neil Pennycook, are one of the most enticing, yet hard to pin down, groups to emerge from the capital in some time...What holds the two extremes of Meursault together is Pennycook's beautiful songs and instantly recognisable voice, an impassioned, heartwrenching howl that can invest even the most straightforward of phrases with a sense of urgency. Potentially he is Edinburgh's answer to Mark Eitzel of American Music Club who he resembles a little, being a tall, gangly, bald-headed romantic with a black, ironic sense of humour or if he chooses to make pop records, Robert Smith of The Cure. One album into their career, Meursault sound like they could go in all sorts of exciting directions."
"At a time when Broken Records and Frightened Rabbit besi...