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Critics' Choice 2015 - Sweet Billy Pilgrim

Every day we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

“The honest beauty of the twin voices and their filigreed interplay can’t be overpraised,” said Chris Roberts when he reviewed Motorcade Amnesiacs in issue 56. And indeed the band’s clever take on alt. prog, rather like a 10cc for a new generation, won many fans at Prog aided by the band’s always excellent live shows on which those vocals of Tim Elsenberg and Jana Carpenter really come to the fore.

At No. 5 in the 2015 Critics’ Choice, here’s Just Above Midtown

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.