Consistent with their name, Big Big Train aim to make their music dramatic and dynamic. Their songs take the listener on a journey. If you love the thrills and spills of storytelling then you will enjoy Big Big Train’s cinematic and spell binding music. The band’s live performances are further enhanced by compelling video backdrops which help to tell their tales.
Many of Big Big Train’s songs tell stories of Britain’s industrial past, reflecting back on lost communities. The band also looks to the future and is inspired by science and the Age of Enlightenment. Songs such as The Florentine, Voyager and East Coast Racer explore science and the relationship between mankind and machine, with machines, made with love and passion, becoming something more than their components.
‘Big Big Train have revisited the sound world of early Genesis and Yes and have managed to create music with great emotional clout’ - The Times
‘a band that does ‘traditional’ prog rock better than almost anyone since its 70’s heyday’ - Classic Rock
‘The show was a magnificent tour de force. Many rare and treasured memories were captured in one magisterial evening.’ - Record Collector - 16 Top Gigs of the Last 16 Years