Peter Brewis and Sarah Hayes on You Tell Me 

We speak to Field Music’s Peter Brewis and Admiral Fallow’s Sarah Hayes – collectively known as You Tell Me – about meeting at a Kate Bush celebration, tour plans and recording their self-titled debut album

“I was in the house band. Peter was a visiting artiste.” Sarah Hayes, known to most as a founding member of Glasgow’s Admiral Fallow, is describing (with relish) her first encounter with Field Music’s Peter Brewis at an Emma Pollock-curated gig in September 2016. The two musicians – strangers then, collaborators and easy companions now – both performed as part of Running Up That Hill: A Celebration of Kate Bush in Aberdeen, alongside Kathryn Joseph, Kathryn Williams and other esteemed contemporaries (some of whom were not named Kathryn).

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You Tell Me: You Tell Me review – eclectic delights and countless pleasures

You Tell Me …. what?

Peter Brewis of Field Music and Sarah Hayes of Admiral Fallow met at a Kate Bush celebration show and began working together with the intention of him producing her. That their collaboration evolved into a band is cause for a little midwinter celebration. You Tell Me is a record of countless pleasures, one that manages to jump between different points without ever sounding jumpy for the sake of it. It’s delightfully eclectic rather than irritatingly restless.

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