The Great Unknown is Sweet and Gritty, they have been developing their sound and repertoire since 2017.
On March 15 2019 they launched their Debut Album Cemetery Road which quickly rose in the Independent Radio Blues and Roots Charts. The Debut Album 'Cemetery Road' was described by PBS Radio Presenter Helen Jennings as "A Real Journey" - A HUGE COMPLIMENT!
Loved by community radio and with a steadily growing audience they continued to write and record.
In 2020 the virus hit and all gigs were off including the launch of The Great Unknowns second CD, Troubled Waters. The online world became the only point of contact and so a social distancing video for one for the tracks, 'Levon' , was produced for the CD Launch date. Videos for two other songs, Troubled Waters & Wedding Rings and Ladders had been filmed earlier in the year. Through them The Great Unknown managed to connected with their audience from afar.
The Great Unknown are a four piece band comprising 2 guitarists, 2 vocalists, 1 double bass player and a drummer. Their unique sound balances a range of styles - from soft sweet country harmonies, to jazzy double bass riffs with a blues twist, 6/8 soul ballads and 4/4 70's folk rock.
The band is the sum of it parts, combining ideas and honouring diverse musical backgrounds, the result being beautifully crafted songs with broad appeal.