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"Brimming with complex musical ideas and literary concepts, Across The Sea will challenge you to consider where one genre ends and another begins."​

- Alistair Goodwin, Wickham Festival 

Evocative, otherworldly, and utterly captivating, Across The Sea defy categorisation, inhabiting a place where the boundlessness of the imagination transcends genre limitations and conventions. A breathtaking synthesis of the haunting, siren-like vocals of classically trained soprano Hannah Katy Lewis and the dynamic, unorthodox and experimental guitar style of Pete Ferguson, their mesmerisingly unique sound is wildly eclectic, fiercely inventive and singularly distinctive.

     

After 2 years of meticulous crafting, the duo’s much-anticipated second album, The Wayfarer Triptych was released in October 2021 to widespread acclaim, being heralded as a “masterpiece in storytelling through the medium of music” and “an avant-garde, genre-bending audio film that thrives while listening to it in its entirety.”  An artistic endeavour near-cinematic in its scope and ambition, The Wayfarer Triptych sees the duo push every aspect of their signature sound to the extreme in order to create an immense work of astonishing musicality, vivid storytelling, dizzying virtuosity, and staggering emotional resonance.

"...uncompromising, dark, ethereal beauty...the extreme juxtaposition of Hannah's exquisitely pure vocal and Pete's deep and intricate guitar playing is extraordinary and compelling​."

- Clare and John Fowler, Dandelion Charm 

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- Hannah Katy Lewis -

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"Between them they conjure up the sort of magic that other prog outfits with banks of keyboards and a studio full of multi-instrumentalists would be hard-placed to emulate."​

- Darren's Music Blog 

Described as “something to get drawn into and swept away with”, an Across The Sea live performance is an immersive, spellbinding experience unlike anything else: sonically expansive, musically dramatic, and visually transfixing. Playing over 150 shows since their inception the pair have enchanted audiences at venues throughout the South, and festivals such as Victorious, Wickham and Rhythmtree, earning a reputation as one of the most tirelessly active, startlingly original and genuinely innovative acts on the live circuit.

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