Eiks paints a nature-laced backdrop upon which to lay imaginative lyrics that have the precision and vibrancy of an evocative libretto. Short and somber—rather than short and sweet—her poetry is perhaps her most exceptional innovation”

Sarah Belclaire, Folk Radio UK - ‘Artist of the Month’ July 2017

….tender welcome to Eiks’ profoundly dreamy world, stirred by her haunted vocals”

Trevor Elkin, Gold Flake Paint, ‘Introducing’ Piece with track post, 12th May 2017

If you long to hear a beautiful, assured female voice singing wonderful self-composed songs, you should check out this stunning debut album….it could dent your heart.”

— Johnny Black, Hi Fi News, August 2017

....if its references you require then you couldn’t go far wrong than imagining a hazily twilight set picnic around whose feasting layout sat members of the Owl Service, Oddfellows Casino and Beautify Junkyards”

Mark Barton, The Sunday Experience, ‘Away They Fly’ Single Review, May 15, 2017

It's a wonderful EP..it's well worth getting it. It really is beautiful..character driven.. wonderful details, beautiful observations”

— Nic Treadwell, Homegrown Podcast

A beautiful haunting voice, unusual chord progressions and keenly observed words make this Japanese - British folk artist a memorable and enchanting experience.”

— David Durant , Under the Radar Brooklands Radio

Eiks

Eiks is a Japanese-British singer-songwriter based in London who writes atmospheric songs with intriguing lyrics and haunting vocals in both acoustic and electric styles. Her musical influences include Ryuichi Sakamoto, Nick Drake and Radiohead. 
"A beautiful haunting voice, unusual chord progressions and keenly observed words make this Japanese - British folk artist a memorable and enchanting experience." David Durant, Under the Radar 
She first released an EP Morsel of Love in 2013, arranging and producing her songs. 
Her new album, Braids will be released in 2017.

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