Welcome to the official website for The Portraits.

New single 'Walls Of Silence', out 4th September 2015, is now available to preorder from:

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WALLS OF SILENCE (SINGLE, RELEASED 04-09-2015)

iTunes chart hit single 'The Rest Of Time' is still available to buy from iTunes, amongst most other online stores.










THE REST OF TIME (SINGLE, RELEASED 28-12-2014)

And both of the above songs feature in newly mixed forms on forthcoming album 'Lions and Butterflies', now available to preorder as a digital download from the retailers below and purchasable on CD from the Shop from release day, 2nd October 2015, onwards.
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LIONS AND BUTTERFLIES (11-SONG CD ALBUM, RELEASED 02-10-2015)

WALLS OF SILENCE, NEW SINGLE - Official promo video

"It’s always gratifying when musicians you meet and like turn out to make excellent music – as in the case of The Portraits"
TOM ROBINSON, BBC 6 MUSIC

"Can be summed up in one word...Epic."
FOLK LONDON

"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."
FATEA MAGAZINE

“A classic album of future proto folk protest songs. Well worth listening to.”
ROCK SOCIETY MAGAZINE

“Crying out to be listened to.”
FOLKCAST

"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