Phenomenal Creature is a modern folk band from Helsinki, Finland. Live and on record Phenomenal Creature connects with listeners through powerful vocals and lyrics that capture the imagination. The band's organic soundscape is created with violin, cello, acoustic guitar and percussions, and topped with a wide range of influences from classical to electronic music and progressive to punk and alt-rock. The musicians have diverse backrounds in such groups as Hisser, Lady Escape, Café de Abejas and Jesufåglar.
The group spent 2016 working on their due to be released full length album. During 2017 they will tour performing the songs from the upcoming album in various live venues around Europe and in Finland. The self published album titled Vettenvalvoja will be released in late May 2017.
lead vocals, harmonies & flute
composer, guitars & harmonies
violin & harmonies
cello & backing vocals
percussions & backing vocals
“Hailing from Helsinki, Finland, Phenomenal Creature claim a modern folk genre, but deliver well beyond its traditional boundaries.There’s a touch of rock, a snippet of classical, a moment of punk and even a sprinkling of electro, delivered through strings of all sizes.”
“This talented ensemble from Helsinki, Finland are prime examples of the beauty of storytelling that is part of the folk genre and they excel at it with such grace and a synchronicity between them that is out of this world. ”
“The collective’s music is made for a Tarantino movie. It is captivating and cinematic, dark and immersive. Their new single, “Vultures”, could even be the storyline to a future movie.”