The Imagined Village - Bending the Dark. Trustpilot. We are Rated Excellent on Trustpilot Here's what you say about us Trustpilot. 1) The Captain's Apprentice 2) New York Trader 3) Winter Singing 4) The Guvna 5) Sick Old Man 6) Nest 7) Fisherman 8) Get Kalsi 9) Washing Song 10) Bending the Dark (). The Imagined Village made a significant impression with their critically acclaimed and commercially successful debut album. They toured extensively, appeared on TV’s Later, With Jools show and won out at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Their latest release Bending The Dark . Artists. The Imagined Village Composer Sheema Mukherjee's piece Bending The Dark has been written from the point of view of a second-generation immigrant tracing the path of the Indian diaspora across sroaden.site is performed by The Imagined Village, a band that unites some of England's finest traditional musicians alongside leading figures on the UK Asian and alternative, electronica music.