Welcome to the official website for The Portraits.
New album ‘Counterbalance’ is now available from:
Previews of the tracks are available under ‘Media‘
“A line in ‘Validation’ states “Success is everywhere except here” but here’s hoping they’ll have to change that line sooner rather than later.”
TOM ROBINSON (6 MUSIC)'S FRESH ON THE NET WEBSITE
"Can be summed up in one word...Epic."
"A melody-rich sound, counterpointed so effectively by percussion and harmonies"
R2 ROCK N REEL MAGAZINE
"Proudly partial, committed and defiantly determined to sing about the things they care about...upbeat, uplifting...heartfelt."
“A classic album of future proto folk protest songs. Well worth listening to.”
ROCK SOCIETY MAGAZINE
“Crying out to be listened to.”
"A collection of fantastically composed tracks."
HELEN EARNSHAW, FEMALE FIRST
“Counterbalance is an extraordinarily beautiful album.
Music for the mind – both lyrically and musically.”
PETE WHALLEY, GET READY TO ROCK
"Counterbalance is...a must for your CD collection."
DAVE GILSON, PRESTON FM