The first band on the Backyard Records roster, Patch & The Giant are a hugely talented quintet from London.
Their debut album, ‘All That We Had, We Stole’ produced by Nick Trepka, is a polished and accomplished debut which showcases Patch & The Giant’s eclectic take on folk music. Showing a musical maturity beyond their years, the band combine elements of indie, rock and blues, fused with inviting story-telling, courtesy of lead singer Luke Owen’s rich and tender vocals.
They’ve been winning over crowds on the festival circuit, playing everywhere from Green Man Festival, Secret Garden Party, Cambridge Folk Festival and Larmer Tree Festival, to Wilderness, Deershed, BoomTown Fair and Standon Calling. Patch & The Giant’s members are also frequently seen to collaborate and have performed or recorded with a long list of artists. They’ve played their own headline tours around the country alongside performances at some of London’s most iconic venues, including Cecil Sharp House, Bush Hall and Scala.
Patch & The Giant are:
Luke Owen - lead vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, ukulele
Angie Rance - backing vocals, accordion, trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, harmonica, mandolin
Gabriel Merryfield - violin, drums
Derek Yau - cello, double bass
Nick Harris - backing vocals, bass guitar, percussion, acoustic guitar, harmonica, banjo