Summary: Jonquil is an Oxford, United Kingdom bedroom recording project turned band, centered around 20 year old Hugo Manuel. In borrowing Kit Monteith, Ben Rimmer and Jody Prewett from young Oxford band Wait For Coniston along with Sam Scott from Youthmovies , the line up was expanded to include bouzouki, guitar, violin, drums, flugelhorn and double bass. The band started with a desire to use acoustic instruments. Influenced by the likes of Joan Baez , The Microphones , Akron/Family , Swans and Stars of the Lid , Hugo spent a year collecting melodicas, reed organs, glockenspiels, dulcimers, whistles...
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