Press

"'The Queen of Hearts', a sublime collection of old songs given contemporary heart transplants."                                                         THE INDEPENDENT 

 ROLLING STONE

'She has a magical voice, full of heft, soul and sunlight.'                               THE GUARDIAN

'For the last 15 years, English folk musician Olivia Chaney has done a little bit of everything.'                                                                                                                    NPR MUSIC

'You're not going to go far wrong with Chaney - a thrilling singer, the Anne Briggs of her generation.'                                                                                                                   THE GUARDIAN

'If you've never found a way to experience the bliss and tragedy of traditional British folk music, this is your chance!'
 
 
'A star in the making.'
THE INDEPENDENT
 
'Multi-talented.. completely dizzying, a sound that didn't seem to be of this earth.’
LA WEEKLY

'A major talent.'
BBC MUSIC REVIEW
 
'I've only heard Olivia a few times, but that's enough to make me a fan...'
JOE BOYD
 
'Beautiful, moving, intelligent singing'
SHIRLEY COLLINS
 
'Boldly eclectic...highly individual...elegantly impressive'
THE GUARDIAN
 
'..her Joni Mitchell-esque stylings and complex lyrics can hold you spellbound'
TIME OUT
 
‘Singer Olivia Chaney is on a distinctive musical journey and,
increasingly people are sitting up and taking notice.’
R2 MAGAZINE
 
 
 
 
‘A bare-foot Chaney enchanted the crowd’
BUENOS AIRES HERALD
 
'..subtle and virtuosic.. Olivia reaches back to British folk songs, and forward to her own original songs to make music that's timeless and immediate.’
Spinning On Air, WNYC RADIO
 
'Pure-voiced romanticism, reminiscent of Anne Briggs at her most pre-Raphaelite..'
Will Hodgkinson, MOJO MAGAZINE
 
'Anne Briggs via Julianne Regan'
THE QUIETUS
 
'Haunting, majestic and truly stunning, London's Olivia Chaney brings traditional folk back into a world of alt. folk..’
BEARDED MAGAZINE
 
'A songstress of great power and magnitude’
SAM LEE
 
'Olivia Chaney has the Midas touch, both as vocalist and as a songwriter of substance’
fROOTS MAGAZINE
 
'Stately Renaissance divinations, deftly-phrased lullabies, cloud drifts give way to tentative sunlight'
DIANE CLUCK
 
‘One of the most exciting singer-
songwriters to emerge in recent years.’
ALDEBURGH FOUNDATION
 
'Her lovely voice is a mix of Joni Mitchell and pure-toned folk..'
FINANCIAL TIMES
 
'Olivia's EP transports the listener into another time..'
RAY DAVIES