BBC Folk Awards 2012

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
BBC Folk Awards 2012 features 32 tracks that span three discs, all of which boast more than a few gems. With the recent success of artists like Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling, the contemporary U.K. folk scene has undergone a bit of a revival, and this highly listenable overview backs that notion up with stand-out offerings coming from artists both established Oysterband, June Tabor, Martin Simpson, Christy Moore and relatively new to the court Lady Maisery, the Unthanks, Jackie Oates, Blair Dunlop. Traditional music gets a fair amount of love here as well, as evidenced by stellar instrumental offerings from Spiers & Boden, Andy Cutting, Graham ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
BBC Folk Awards 2012 features 32 tracks that span three discs, all of which boast more than a few gems. With the recent success of artists like Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling, the contemporary U.K. folk scene has undergone a bit of a revival, and this highly listenable overview backs that notion up with stand-out offerings coming from artists both established Oysterband, June Tabor, Martin Simpson, Christy Moore and relatively new to the court Lady Maisery, the Unthanks, Jackie Oates, Blair Dunlop. Traditional music gets a fair amount of love here as well, as evidenced by stellar instrumental offerings from Spiers & Boden, Andy Cutting, Graham Mackenzie, and David Foley & Ryan Young.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/14/2012
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 5052442001591
  • Catalog Number: 981503
  • Sales rank: 323,924

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bonny Bunch Of Roses - Oysterband (5:00)
  2. 2 Sweet Lover Of Mine - Emily Smith (3:50)
  3. 3 The Reckoning - Steve Tilston (3:22)
  4. 4 Windy Day - Marry Waterson (2:55)
  5. 5 Lakes Of Ponchartrain - Martin Simpson (4:16)
  6. 6 Bold Sir Rylas - Spiers & Boden (4:20)
  7. 7 The Colour Of Amber - Lady Maisery (4:07)
  8. 8 Wriggle & Writhe - Tim Edey (3:43)
  9. 9 Maids When You're Young - Lucy Ward (3:31)
  10. 10 Green Leaved Trees - Jonny Kearney (4:08)
  11. 11 The Naughty Step - Peatbog Faeries (5:37)
Disc 2
  1. 1 A-Begging I Will Go - Bellowhead (4:29)
  2. 2 The Herring Girl - Bella Hardy (4:15)
  3. 3 Edges; Thin Waltz - Andy Cutting (6:10)
  4. 4 The Handweaver & the Factory Maid - Pilgrims Way (2:26)
  5. 5 On Morecambe Bay - Christy Moore (3:40)
  6. 6 Last - The Unthanks (7:09)
  7. 7 Alright Jack - Home Service (6:04)
  8. 8 The Oggie Man - June Tabor (3:42)
  9. 9 Counting The Birds - Megan Henwood (4:48)
  10. 10 The Jolly Beggarman - Walsh & Pound (2:37)
  11. 11 Brigg Fair - Jackie Oates (3:19)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Love You Like A Man - Sunjay Brayne (2:52)
  2. 2 The Close Shave - Isocaid (3:30)
  3. 3 The King's Shilling - We Are Sweden (3:11)
  4. 4 The Cape Breton Set - Graham Mackenzie (5:19)
  5. 5 Girl - Flats & Sharps (2:10)
  6. 6 Black Is The Colour (Of My True Love's Hair) - Blair Dunlop (4:23)
  7. 7 Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms/Peewit's Hornpipe/Biddy - Jessica Lamb (4:57)
  8. 8 Ormond Sound/The Prince Of Wales/Smellin' Fresh - Ryan Young (5:32)
  9. 9 South Coast Blues - Stevieray Latham (2:21)
  10. 10 The Hare's Lament - Trí (3:09)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Chris Smither Composer
Kathryn Tickell Arranger, Composer
Alan Price Producer
Martin Simpson Arranger
William Marshall Composer
Cyril Tawney Composer
Andy Cutting Composer
Paddy O'Brien Composer
John Tams Composer
Brendan Power Composer
Brenda Stubbert Composer
Ian Sinclair Composer
Brian Ledgard Cover Art
Oliver Knight Composer
Emily Smith Arranger
Spiers Arranger
Tim Edey Composer
Prosser Arranger
Jackie Oates Arranger
Bella Hardy Composer
Toby Taylor Mastering
Blair Dunlop Arranger
Jon Lewis Producer
James MacKenzie Arranger
Bob Bickerton Composer
Adrian McNally Composer
Jonny Kearney Composer
Megan Henwood Composer
Marry Waterson Composer
Alan Levermore Producer
Steve Kersley Producer
Pilgrims Way Arranger
Trí Arranger
Jessica Lamb Arranger
G.S. Maclelland Composer
Stevieray Latham Composer
Kirk Bowan Composer
Kevin Littlewood Composer
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