Live Dates

  • 03
    Oct
    Diss, Norfolk UK
    Corn Hall
  • 16
    Oct
    Bury, UK
    Homegrown Festival
  • 18
    Oct
    Southampton, UK
    Turner Sims
  • 23
    Oct
    Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    WOMEX
  • 29
    Oct
    Windsor
    Firestation

 “Cinematic, breathtaking and beautiful” ***** Songlines

“Spiro are that rarity: true English originals.” ***** The Guardian

“Dazzling”  Time Out

“Genuinely unlike anything else, and exciting, rewarding and gorgeous in equal measure” Froots

“You feel your heart lift a few inches above its normal resting place” The Word“Fantastic, complex ad totally original” Music N“Kaleidophonica has an all-embracing heart…..this new set takes their intuitive appetite for pursuing the hidden contours of music a whole fantastic leap further”  BBC Music

“Fantastic, complex ad totally original” Music N“Kaleidophonica has an all-embracing heart…..this new set takes their intuitive appetite for pursuing the hidden contours of music a whole fantastic leap further”  BBC Music

“Fantastic, complex ad totally original” Music N“Kaleidophonica has an all-embracing heart…..this new set takes their intuitive appetite for pursuing the hidden contours of music a whole fantastic leap further”  BBC Music

“Brilliant….a breathtaking symphony” Venue

“This is soulful music, passionate music and I love it.” - Peter Gabriel

News

Pole Star shines again

Pre-order Polestar

We’re pleased to report that our lovely label Real World are re-releasing the first Spiro album Pole Star on 8th September.  The album was recorded back in the winter of 1996-7 in the former BBC Studios Christchurch in Bristol by Portishead engineer Rik Dowding.  True to the Spiro tradition … more

Spiro with Vocals!

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We’ll be appearing with a singer for the first time ever at the QEH this Friday. It’s Mojmir Novakovic of Croatian alternative rock band Kries, as part of the Bridges Festival to celebrate 35 years of fRoots magazine. Also appearing:

- Eliza Carthy meets Greek lafta player and singer Martha … more

The Vapourer: Released October 28th

October 28th sees the release of The Vapourer , a new mini album featuring Moog synthesiser arrangements by Adrian Utley of Portishead together with a new studio track and three live tracks  recorded at WOMAD festival.  More details soon.

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Wild Mint Festival, Russia

Wild Mint from stageThanks to all at the Wild Mint Festival in Russia last weekend, excellent stuff. And thanks also to the Nest Collective for a great night on Saturday in London. Next stop Croatia.… more

Corsham

Thanks to the excellent Pound Arts Centre in Corsham for making us so welcome last night, and to the lovely audience who sacrificed the Eurovision to come and see us. Corsham is very beautiful.… more

Spiro at the Foundling Museum

Thanks to all at the Foundling Museum and Oxford Old Fire Station, and to the gorgeously warm audiences who attended both. Next up is Corsham and then Moscow….… more