The brand-new studio debut album Alight & Adrift is available NOW!

The effortless way Tilly passionately tells stories through her music, and the unique and timeless sound of her voice, mean that this debut album is a both melodically charming and evocative at the same time. Full of twists and turns, unexpected eccentricities that push the boundaries of modern day folk music, as well as true-to-tradition elements, it all comes together to produce an authentic, clever and inspiring body of work which can stand up tall in the world of folk, but also cross-over into more mainstream mixes to introduce an entirely new audience to the world of folk music.

There is a depth to her distinct voice as there is to her writing, a tone that reaches beneath the surface. Tilly has set a very firm foundation with this album. With beautiful instrumentation and clever arrangements, a good mix of traditional and self penned work and some prestigious guests, she is certainly making her intentions for a long and prosperous folk career clear with this debut’ - Ange Hardy
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‘There is a depth to her distinct voice as there is to her writing, a tone that reaches beneath the surface.’
- Ange Hardy
‘A rare treat in the contemporary folk scene’
- Stephen Thomas, Folkroom Records
‘Wow. She’s incredible. A tremendously exciting artist, regardless of her age.’
- BBC Introducing
‘To say it’s an assured debut from Tilly Moses would be the understatement of the year. Fantastic debut album. Every track a winner’
- Stephen Foster, BBC Radio Suffolk
Tilly Moses is a nineteen year old mandolin player and singer songwriter, originally from Suffolk, but now living in York. Tilly has been writing and performing from just thirteen years old, and has had the honour of playing alongside and supporting some incredible musicians, such as Mawkin, The Unthanks, Gilmore & Roberts, and the legendary Dave Swarbrick. Tilly features frequently on BBC Introducing and has had songs featured by Huw Stephens on BBC Radio 1 and by Tom Robinson on the BBC 6 Music Mixtape, as well as being a regular performer at FolkEast festival, Beverley Folk Festival, Bute Fest and many more around the country.

It’s been a few years since releasing her EP Painted Faces, and Tilly is thrilled to this year be recording her debut album with GingerDog Records. Tilly says ‘I've wanted to release an album for a long time; I’m very passionate about each and every song on the album, and each one has been written with emotional honesty and authenticity at their centre. Many are about personal experiences - from things as simple as the comfort that comes from sitting and reading in the company a loved one, to things as complex as pondering the permanence of the mark I’ll leave on the world. Many deal with social and political issues, such as mental illness, climate change, and gender politics. I hope to produce a thought provoking album, that both presents personal experiences of modern life and ties in the folk tradition. I’m really pleased to be working with the wonderful GingerDog Records.'

Although usually a solo performer, Tilly is delighted to be joined on the album by some exceptional talents, such as BBC Folk Award Winner Sam Kelly, BBC Jazz Award Winner and Mercury Prize nominee Kit Downes, and the fiddle player James Delarre, from the BBC Folk Award nominated band Mawkin. Also joining Tilly are young, multi-instrumentalist and virtuoso recorder player Finn Collinson, from the rising young folk duo Shorelark, and the fantastically insightful singer/songwriter Samuel McKie.

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