Zervas & Pepper are folk-rock duo whose luminous harmonic, laid-back sound is currently making waves on UK, USA & Ireland Radio stations BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music & RTE as well as a growing presence on the UK wide Live circuit. Discovering one another while performing in their home town clubs in Cardiff as solo artists. Finding they had a shared love of Harmony Heavy Evocative Folk Rock, Zervas & Pepper began writing and recording together. Along with their band they promise elegantly crafted songs that transport their audience with escapist narrative and soaring melodies.
Under their own label 'Zerodeo' Records the band released 2 introductory EPs in 2008/9 respectively and in Spring 2011 put out their debut Album 'Somewhere in the City'. Followed by critically acclaimed 2013 album 'Lifebringer'. 2015 see's new release 'Abstract Heart' winning fans with MOJO awarding the album 4 stars and David Crosby reaching out to give his approval.. 'I think you guys are excellent'
Zervas & Pepper strive out in 2015 with a bold album and ambitions to take their music beyond the boarded of the UK with their first step into US and European radio. As word continues to spread with a string of live dates ahead and an ever growing live set up Zervas & Pepper continue to bring strong live performance to the fore appearing at festivals and theaters as a two or six piece outfit.
MOJO 4 Stars Fred Dellar "Zervas & Pepper have some exsquisite sounds to peddle"
UNCUT "Abstract Heart is exspertly done with open tunings and elliptical lyrics"
Bearded Mag "Abstract Heart sees the duo's exploration of noon bright folk rock as the sixties drew to a close continue to reap rich dividends."
Classic Rock Mag "Its a warm shot of exsquisitly harmonised , blissed out Folk Rock. Trust us when we say its extreamly lovely"
No Depression "their sound and songwriting has matured beyond comprehension; with opening song Miller sounding as if it was from a lost album by CSN & Joni Mitchell; with the harmonies seeping out of the speakers like warm fresh honey and the backing musicians are as sharp as a tack."
The Guardian "Some of this years best Country Rock''
The Times "Time worn appeal"
Mark Radcliffe - BBC Radio 2 ''Just fantastic, I can think of nothing better than laying in a field listening to Zervas & Pepper. Perfect festival music''
Donn Letts BBC 6 Music "Respect it every way.."
The Sunday Times "Lifebringer is one of the most joyful, fresh, melodic experiences of 2013"
BBC Radio 2 ''I love this band, Zervas & Pepper are this weeks 'Janice Long Loves''
Stuart Maconie- Radio Times ''So sweet & heady are their harmonies, you owe it to yourself to check them out''
Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music ''We're just loving Zervas & Pepper-- so so good!''
Tom Robinson BBC 6 Music ''The Business... The exquisite sound of Zervas & Pepper''