People Poems is the alt-folk solo project of Leeds based musician/songwriter Harry Orme. Under the People Poems name he has toured the UK and Europe, and supported artists across the folk/indie spectrum such as Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Big Thief, Emily Portman, Sam Sweeney & Pete Flood (Bellowed), Ciaran Lavery, Luke Concanon (Nizlopi) and Adam Barnes.
“Vocally, People Poems somewhat resemble a dream pairing of Antony Hegarty and Joanna Newsom... It's powerful, soul-bearing stuff, a rewarding listen and possessed of an uncommon and individual beauty.” - Brendan Campbell, North Leeds Life
"...this genuinely beautiful EP brings out the best in People Poems" - Jac Holloway, Noizze
"...the delightful vocal harmonies sending a shiver down one's spine" - Mike Price, Vibrations Magazine
George Boomsma is a progressive folk musician from Northallerton, North Yorkshire. George's effortless vocals and sensitive guitar playing evoke an intimate atmosphere that silences even the rowdiest of crowds. George released his debut self-titled debut album in summer 2016 which he is currently touring through out the UK and Europe.
He has supported artists such as Natty, The Travelling Band and Skinny Lister, been played on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 Music and performed at Latitude Festival 2016 on the BBC Introducing stage.
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"If it were possible for Nick Drake and Thom Yorke to collaborate, it might sound something like this" - James Robins, Fresh On The Net
"It was a great pleasure George. I really enjoyed your music" - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
"Songs of exquisite beauty, with a voice that could melt ice caps... gorgeous stuff" - Bob Fischer, BBC Tees
"Simply stunning" - Jericho Keys, BBC York
"A charming collection of sweet melodies and sincere vocals that will serenade away your worries" - NEVolume Magazine