Folk Show Playlist
Melrose Quartet – Mariah’s Gone
The Wailin’ Jennys – Old Churchyard
From The Wailin’ Jennys new album – Fifteen. Read our review here.
Band Of Burns – Grioghal Cridhe
The first of two tracks from the crowdfunded album “Band of Burns – Live from the Union Chapel”. Band of Burns is a collaboration of twelve musicians from the top echelons of the UK folk scene. Bringing elements of the musical traditions of Scotland, Ireland, England, and even Turkey. This is their first album from a sellout show at London’s Union Chapel, in preparation for a big UK tour in Jan 2018. Order it here.
Ye Vagabonds – Whistling Wind
From Ye Vagabonds self-titled debut album. Read our review here.
Ross Ainslie – Escaping Gravity
From Ross Ainslie’s new album ‘Sanctuary’, due for release on 1st December. It brings together a lot of his influences over the years playing in bands like Salsa Celtica and India Alba. Ross has always been a fan of Mike Oldfield’s album Tubular Bells’ and this album is based on the same idea and designed to be listened to like a journey. The words on this particular track are spoken by Jock Urquhart. Order it here.
James Patrick Gavin – The Joy of Living
From Chewing the Fat, the debut solo album from London born multi-instrumentalist James Patrick Gavin which is due for release on 26th January. There will be a one-off album launch show at London’s Union Chapel. The album blends folk tunes, songs and spoken word in an ode to roots and identity. Find out more here: www.jamespatrickgavin.com
Band Of Burns – Ghosts
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real – Almost Always
From Neil Young’s new album The Visitor released today. Order it here.
Wilco – Far, Far Away (Remastered)
From Being There (Deluxe Boxset) released 1 December. Order it here.
Mountain Man – Animal Tracks
From Mountain Man’s 2010 album Made the Harbor. Order it here.
Sam Amidon – Short Life
Lankum – What will we do when we have no money?
From Lankum’s latest offering Between the Earth and Sky. Reviewed here.
Photo by Alex Gallacher – Clayhidon, Blackdown Hills, Devon.