Harmony and haunting melody weave together in the voices of Deborah Rose and Mari Randle, a sound cradled by guitars with a strong sense of story and magic.

The collaboration began in February 2015 drawn together by their interesting contrast of tone and harmonic lean. They debuted together on Deborah’s second album “Wilde Wood,” featuring Mari’s musical family “The O’ Farrell’s Frolicks” and Americana trio “Grey Wolf, a meld of rhythm and joy.

Deborah and Mari toured extensively (having booked their own tour to Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Europe) giving birth to new songs and recordings, which brings into focus Mari’s soul/rock/blues colours with Deborah’s etherea. The songs chronicle the interconnectedness of their experiences, their mutual love of nature, landscapes, and spiritual musings on the cycles of life, birth and rebirth. Theirs is a rare and timeless sound reminiscent of Kate and Anna McArrigle, the duo create powerful and original songs, performed with energy and beauty that transcends musical genres.

Deborah Rose has sung in the company of Ralph Mctell, Judy Collins, Fairport Convention and Jimmy Webb. She has performed on Terry Wogan’s Radio 2 for the 50th anniversary of late singer Eva Cassidy. Her first album, “Song be My Soul” is a collection of words set to music from Rossetti to Blake and features a Welsh Male Voice Choir.

Mari Randle is lead singer and writer in alternative rock group Vault of Eagles and family folk band The O’ Farrells Frolicks. She is a self-taught musician and writer, exploring any means of self-expression including poetic writing as well as lyrical and vocal experimentation, working very much from the soul as opposed to the head. The music of Vault Of Eagles is powerful, visceral, angular and exposed.  The band have earned the respect of musicians and critics alike over the past four years, touring venues and festivals over the UK and Europe.

Deborah and Mari’s new album is co-produced by Maartin Allcock in Harlech, Wales, who has worked with Yusuf Stevens, Beth Neilsen Chapman, and Beverly Craven. He has also worked extensively with Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention.

“A joyous kaleidoscope of story and song. Haunting, rousing and carousing.”
(The Guardian)
“Enigmatic, powerful harmonies, woven together effortlessly and beautifully.
A unique duo not to be missed”
(Radio 2, Country)

Upcoming Gigs

No shows booked at the moment.

Rose and Mari Facebook Posts

1 month ago

Deborah ROSE + MARI Randle

Just to let you know there is a new date for Millie's Planting for hope Uganda night at Worley's The Swan, we hope you can all still make it ~ Tuesday 19 December, 6pm 🎶
Unfortunately Deborah and I are unable to play for this date but there are some fantastic local bands on, it's only £10 (just sacrifice a couple of weekend drinks!) and includes a mouthwatering feast cooked by Mimi, raffle with great prizes (day in Abbey Road anyone?) and top quality live music from Kidderminster's finest The Stiff Joints playing an extra special unplugged set, plus one of my other music projects Mmm and Bewdley's Bryn Teeling to open the night 🕺🏿🎶
Please come and support this amazing cause, let's raise as much as we can and help change people's lives who so badly need it! 💜

Stiff Joints unplugged, Mmm + Bryn Teeling ~ Planting For HopeDec 19, 6:00pmWorleys at The Swan** Rescheduled date for Millie's Uganda fundraising night of music! **

TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER // 6pm til 11pm
The Stiff Joints (unplugged) // Mmm // Bryn Teeling


Deborah and I are unable to do our set for this date unfortunately, but I will be playing with Mmm - one of my other projects - including Mike Parker (The Stiff Joints) and Maddie Abbotts (Arcadia Roots).

Bewdley-based acoustic singer/guitarist Bryn Teeling will be opening the night, and Kidderminster's one and only Stiff Joints will be playing an extra special unplugged set to finish the night off in fabulous upbeat skank down style. Local talent galore, feasts, prizes and more!

All money goes with Millie over to Uganda, to help soooo many people!

Tickets £10 available from Mimi's Bistro or on the door, includes a feast of food, raffle, auction, and lots of top music...

Doors open: 6.00pm
Music starts: 6:30pm
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A sample of the forthcoming album due for release in the autumn

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Deborah Rose performs ‘Hands’ with Mari Randle at The Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove March 2015