The Gillies are a folk and Americana songwriting duo from South East London. Their music tells of love and loss, bittersweet and harsh realities. Phil Cooper is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. As a performer, Phil is best known as one-third of folk and Americana trio The Lost Trades but also performs solo. Marc Woosnam has played in bands on various stages and has recently started performing as a solo artist in his own right, releasing his debut album last year.