Tiny Ruins is a project of Bristol-born, New Zealand-raised musician and songwriter Hollie Fullbrook. It grew from her writing the music for theatre shows in Wellington, her intimate live performances of often strange and hypnotic songs began to gain in recognition and critical acclaim which lead to her being asked to support Alasdair Roberts in Sydney, May 2010.
The first CD Some Were Meant For Sea, which was recorded in Australia, produced by J Walker, who along with Hollie added piano, cello, violin, accordion, bells and percussion to the live guitar and vocal takes. This was released in New Zealand and Australia between May and July 2011 and was quoted in the New Zealand Herald “From time to time an album comes along that stops you in your tracks and demands you to listen. Tiny Ruins’ Some Were Meant For Sea is one such record”.
Championed in the UK by Digital radio’s BBC 6 and later with BBC Radio 2 the album got it’s UK release in December 2011.
Currently in the UK at The Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Tiny Ruins will also be in session on The Bob Harris Sunday Show on 5th February with a short tour during February, before a return later in the year as support for The Handsome Family. so double reason not to miss this show.