Sam Kipling s evocative lyrics, and distinctive voice, coupled with the band s accomplished and intelligent playing make them incredibly hard to dislike , in the words of Drowned In Sound.
Our name stems from a powerful Rudyard Kipling poem about conscientious objectors, and have supported the likes of Jeffrey Lewis and The Wave Pictures since forming in 2005.
Wilful Missing are a 5 piece, featuring 3 part vocal harmonies, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, keyboards, clarinet, cello, bass, drums, and cajon.
We are probably suited to audiences aged from late teen to middle age.
Although we are trying to get on the festival circuit, we feel we are most suited to playing clubs where (not totally) acoustic / new folk is appreciated.