Jon Boden – Painted Lady (10th Anniversary Re-Issue)
On September 30th 2016, Navigator Records will re-issue Jon Boden’s debut solo album, Painted Lady (originally released on Soundpost Records in May 2006) – to mark its 10th anniversary. The album will be available as a CD, 180gm vinyl and download and features previously unavailable bonus tracks. Those pre-ordering from Propermusic.com will also receive a limited edition signed A5 artcard (whilst stocks last) and an MP3 of a previously unreleased track.
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Heidi Talbot – Here We Go 1, 2, 3
Heidi Talbot’s fifth solo LP plays to the tune of quiet skips and giant leaps. It crosses the ages, jumps into the unknown, traverses oceans and musical styles – from folk, through Americana, to classic pop, and back again. The Co Kildare singer / songwriter, who now resides in Scotland with her musical partner and husband John McCusker, is joined by a host of musicians and co-writers on the album, including Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow), Duke Special, Adam Holmes and Boo Hewerdine.
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Georgia Ruth – Fossil Scale
Welsh singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Georgia Ruth releases her new album Fossil Scale, on October 7, 2016. The record is the follow up to 2013’s Welsh Music Prize winning Week Of Pines – a feat Georgia never contemplated she’d achieve for her critically acclaimed, bilingual debut album. The record prompted the Guardian to tip her as ‘One of the British folk discoveries of the year’, with Georgia going on to be twice nominated in the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, alongside radio support across Radio 1 and 6Music. More info & Pre-order
Oysterband: This House Will Stand – The Best of Oysterband 1998 – 2015
‘THIS HOUSE WILL STAND: The Best of Oysterband 1998 – 2015’ is a 2-CD, 29 track collection comprising 15 tracks chosen by the band from their last 6 studio albums (including ‘Ragged Kingdom’, their multi-award-winning reunion collaboration with June Tabor) and 14 unreleased tracks, rare B-sides, live cuts, demos and alternative versions of other Oysterband songs. Oysterband has been one of the most consistently creative folk and rock bands of the past 38 years. Since their origins in 1977-1978 as the Oyster Ceilidh…
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Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen
Released 18th May 2015