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Label: Navigator
Released: May 17, 2015

1. Buffalo
2. Logan’s Lament
3. Castle by the Sea
4. Cats and Dogs (You Seamen Bold) 20 more words


More music for pleasure

Sometimes listening to something over and over to try to form a fully formed opinion feels like a chore. Professional critics either have are better able to combine duty and pleasure, or they are surer of their judgements and reach their conclusions a lot quicker. 1,567 more words

Music Reviews

Bottle by Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen

Eliza Carthy is no stranger to collaboration and experimentation, with output spanning from the very traditional with her father Martin, to global fusion with an urban edge while playing with The Imagined Village, and now her new album ‘Bottle’ with the equally experimental American folkie Tim Eriksen, best known for his time with old-time/funk fusion band Cordelia’s Dad. 453 more words


Linking Inkings - 1st May '15

It’s been a busy week on the reviewing front so here are the links to all of the stuff I have been writing about recently. 114 more words

Swindon Advertiser

Song of the Day, April 29: Poor Wayfaring Stranger by Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson

Today’s song is The Wayfaring Stranger. It’s a gospel-tinged American folk song dating to the early 19th Century. The narrator is a troubled soul, doing her best to get by in a world of troubles and looking forward to peace in the end. 246 more words

Song Of The Day

Bottle - Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen (Navigator Records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

I’ve often thought of Eliza Carthy as the headmaster’s daughter of folk music, that one person who works hard but also gets the breaks that others may not due to patronage and position. 265 more words


In praise of Boney


I learned recently, in the sleevenotes to The Moral of The Elephant by Martin and Eliza Carthy, that there are some 200 English folksongs still surviving from the Napoleonic War that – broadly – express the hope that Napoleon will successfully invade Britain and sweep away the British aristocracy. 774 more words