astrid - The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour
Since reforming astrid have played and toured with The Proclaimers, Edwyn Collins and recently played a sold out show at the Glasgow Barrowlands with fellow islanders, Peat & Diesel as well as performances at Loopallu, Belladrum, Celtic Connections, Shiiine On Festival, Heb Celt to name a few.
February 14th 2020 sees astrid reimagine one of their most popular singles, ‘Distance’ by releasing an acoustic version of the song from the forthcoming EP ‘astrid are unwell’ to be released on Wee Studio Records based in their hometown Stornoway.
- "Impossibly beautiful power pop, laden with dizzying harmonies so airy and angelic it sounds like they might dissolve if you listen too hard" N.M.E
- "Two pop perfect voices in close Everly harmony, a flawless example of jangling dreamscapery" The Sunday Times
- "Nifty choruses and breezy harmonies stomping along like a fortuitous tangle between Chicory Tip and The La's" Peter Kane - Q Magazine ****
- "Pure slice of perfect sunshine pop" 'Modes of Transport' - Simon Mayo Radio 1 (single of the week)
- "Astrid's deft handling of 'perfect pop' is so refreshingly joyous and youthful it immediately cancels out any accusations of retro-ism" Stevie Chick - Melody Maker