March 9, 2022






After the shipwreck, we can only start again. Collect
the pieces scattered on the sand while the tide crashes against the rocks the
remains, the memories, the past and the inexorable sea is already behind us, in
the distance impassive, continues to give us back the old siren songs.


After their previous work “The Anvil Be” the band led by Bosco Hill and Rubén Xuarez
keep on perpetuating a legacy full of music roots with a high content of pop,
psychedelia, country, blues an ostensible rock and roll attitude and a sixties
and seventies reminiscent through fourteen great songs.

Once again and with the sea as the key player in a
clear allegory to the inevitable death and rebirth process in all orders of
life, the band formed by Bosco Hill on
vocals , acoustic and electric guitar, banjo and percussion, Rubén Xuárez  on vocals, electric and acoustic guitar,
mandolin, percussion, Xabier Vieitez
on keyboards, carillón and backing vocals, Jorge
Bajo, backing vocals , Rufus “El
on  drums and backing vocals,
give birth a record that consolidates a career 
traced by  constant evolution,
with a more electric and even experimental spirit, where instruments that used
to be part of the band’s sound  in
previous records hand over their leading role and have been replaced by
keyboards, electric guitars or even the Theremin, present in some tracks,
consolidating a new and interesting sound proposal.


Recorded live, co-produced along with the band, and
mastered at Radar studios in Vigo by
Pablo Iglesias, “Sufrage”
also has collaborations from Oscar
(former bassist of Siniestro Total), on harmonica and Paulo Pascual (Comrade Nimoy, Wave
Modulator) in the Theremin. A record beyond the band’s evolutionary point,
doesn’t forget its true purpose, making great songs. Right from folk anthem and
tavern flavored “The Beast” full of electrified arrangements in the
purest Family Folks tradition along with the Theremin sound, just to go through
mixed taste halfway between country and pop of “A certain angel”. The
wonderful “As tears go by” with undeniable sixty´s flavor and a great
the collaboration by Xabier Vieitez on keyboards.  “Elora” follows the same path, this
time with a more “garage” taste, to brings us “Drunk”, a
mixed mid-tempo and decadent song. “Naufrage
sung in French, highlights one of the band’s most eclectic points. “What
you needed” makes evident his compositional expertise in  a  Waltz
key  to return to the country reminiscences
in “Damm the Throne” and to take a turn towards rock and roll in
“Don’t wanna let it go”, transiting the Blues in “The Werewolf
Blues” and bringing , “The thoughts of Amanda” again with the
traditional  band´s seal , approaching
soul music  in “Tremble” and
ending up in a most “americana” tradition with “Shooting Star “.


After the shipwreck, we can only start again. Collect
the pieces scattered in the sand and be reborn. Family Folks masterfully handle the art of not looking back more
than necessary, aware of the permanent movement, the tides and above all, the sirens
chants that the sea returns us over time, giving life to this splendid record called

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