June 25th, 2015


Thanks to Tom Robinson for playing “Stranger In My Bed” – a track from our forthcoming album – during “The After Hour” slot on last Saturday’s Show (20th June). The track also made the 6Music Mixtape and can be heard\downloaded from here:

Pre-Order New Album “Flatter To Deceive”

June 2nd, 2015


You can now pre-order a copy of our new album ‘Flatter to Deceive’ from our Bandcamp site either as a Download or a CD. The album is released on 20th July 2015 and will also be available as a download from the usual online distribution stores eg. iTunes, Amazon etc.,

NorwichBlog review of Bedfords Gig

April 28th, 2015

Review of our recent gig for the Grapevine@Bedfords event along with Fred’s House, and Stephen Langstaff. Features footage of new song Light of Winter (Alban Arthan).

Gigs Gigs Gigs

April 28th, 2015


Grapevine@Bedfords, Norwich 1st April

March 30th, 2015


Looking forward to playing Grapevine@Bedfords this Wednesday evening especially as the fab Fran Broady – who features on five tracks on our forthcoming album – will be adding her gorgeous violin to the live set-up. Other acts include Cambridge outfit Fred’s House, and Liverpool’s Stephen Langstaff. £5 on the door.

New Album News

January 6th, 2015


To add further weight to the post Christmas comedown, we’re pleased to announce our second album ‘Flatter to Deceive’ will be released around Easter complete with an album launch gig which will also feature, for the first time, a swollen live line-up. Details to follow soon….. or soonish….

Geldeston Locks Inn, Sunday 7th December

December 6th, 2014


The second album (finally) nears completion with the last few seshes taking place over the next fortnight. However, will be removing the producer’s apron this Sunday and heading down towards the Norfolk/Suffolk border for the last Bark Prelude live outing of the year at the impossibly picturesque Geldeston Locks Inn NR34 0HW along with famed monologist and occasional singer/songwriter Chad Mason plus The howtocuredyslexia Band. Free Entry 2.30pm to 5.00pm

Norwich Arts Centre Cafe Bar 18.10.14

October 18th, 2014


After a “live” hiatus of four months the Bark Prelude piano has been dusted down and a sombre set has been prepared to fill the sizeable 2.30pm slot at the Play The Music Acoustic Session at the Arts Centre Café Bar in Norwich on Saturday 18th October. Will be airing a couple of new songs plus playing “Why Do You Still Bug Me?” live for the first time. Other acts include our good friend Anto Morro, Johnny Steinberg, and Gary Cole-Wilkin who, coincidentally, plays double bass on two tracks off our forthcoming album.

Blueberry Afternoon Session 21st June @3.30pm

June 19th, 2014

Bark Prelude World Cup

Bark Prelude will be forming a one man defensive wall for our set at The Blueberry Afternoon Session this Saturday at 3.30pm. Crucially, our session doesn’t coincide with any World Cup Matches…..

Folk On The Pier Fringe 2014

May 7th, 2014


Beside the seaside, beside the sea….. This Friday (9th May) we will be on the fringe of the Folk on the Pier festival in Cromer, on a number of levels, playing Richard Penguin’s Tea-time Showcase at the grand Hotel de Paris opposite the pier at 5.45pm. Event starts at 5pm. Also features Chad Mason and Andy Butler.