Apples and Snakes presents 'twofive'
Apples and Snakes celebrates 25 years of pioneering the UK's spoken word scene with a stunning limited edition album on cd, lp and digital download that covers poetry, storytelling, spoken word, hip-hop, jazz-soul and grime. Starring a selection of leading artists of the spoken word who overlap with music, theatre and comedy; including Ty, Salena Godden, Roger Robinson, Charlie Dark, John Hegley, Jean 'Binta' Breeze, Polarbear and Michael Rosen, and produced by the inimitable Drew Horley (Ty, De La Soul, Natalie Williams) alongside a selection of young producers. The album is a unique state-of-the-nation commentary on multi-cultural Britain that combines astute storytelling with a joyful and visceral musical experience. Words and song are underscored by Drew's beats to create a unique genre-bending musical tornado that demonstrates the breadth of the scene that Apples and Snakes has nurtured. twofive is an uplifting album that celebrates sheer funkiness and diversity of the spoken word scene.