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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Across folk, classical, pop and exploratory music, the sense of exile from Eden is key to the progress of British music in the twentieth century, writes Rob Young.

Published on 1 August 2010

Rob Young is a music journalist and former editor with Wire magazine. His book on his journey through British folk music, Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain’s Visionary Music, is published by Faber and Faber. www.electriceden.net