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Track of the Week: Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker – Fire & Fortune

  • October 19, 2015

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - Fire & Fortune

Our latest Navigator track of the week comes from BBC Folk Award 2015 Best Duo winners, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker. Fire & Fortune is taken from the album of the same name which was released to critical acclaim back in 2013. The album features 12 tracks of carefully selected and re-imagined traditional songs and original compositions.

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Spiral Earth Awards 2014 – The Winners

  • March 6, 2014

Spiral Earth Awards 2014
The winners of the 2014 Spiral Earth Awards have been announced today and Navigator are delighted that we have several winning acts. Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have won the award for Best Duo whilst Lucy Ward has won the Best Original Song Award for ‘I Cannot Say I Will Not Speak’.

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - Fire & Fortune   Lucy Ward - Single Flame

This year Spiral Earth have made the awards a much more personal set of nominations saying:

These are the artists and albums that we have loved the most in 2013, it was a tough choice in many cases.

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Fatea Award Winners Announced

  • January 9, 2014

Fatea AwardsThe winners of the Fatea Awards, which recognise excellence over 2013, have just been announced and Navigator Records are delighted that Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker have won Album of the Year while Lisa Knapp has won Song of the Year for ‘Shipping Song’.

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Nominations

  • November 21, 2013

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014
The nominations for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards were announced last night and Navigator are proud that many of our artists past and present have been nominated. Lisa Knapp has received three nominations in total which include Folk Singer of the Year, Best Album and Best Original Song. Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have received two nominations for Best Duo and the Horizon Award whilst Lucy Ward also receives a nomination in the Folk Singer of the Year category. Other notable inclusions are Bella Hardy for Folk Singer of the Year and Sam Sweeney (of Bellowhead) whose nominated for Musician of the Year. Next year will be the 15th anniversary of the event which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 19th February 2014, tickets are available now, with performers including Bellowhead, Clannad, Martin and Eliza Carthy, Suzanne Vega and Fisherman’s Friends confirmed to appear.
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Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker – Fire & Fortune reviewed

  • July 24, 2013

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker’s Fire & Fortune is receiving some great reviews in the press and online with more still to come. We’ve highlighted a few of the best one’s below..
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