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Heidi Talbot and Friends live on The Quay Sessions

  • June 5, 2017

Heidi Talbot - Here We Go 1, 2, 3Heidi Talbot appeared on The Quays Sessions last week to perform songs from her latest album, Here We Go 1, 2, 3. Talbot performed alongside her husband and musical partner John McCusker as well as members of her band and friends.

You can listen to the show in full on the BBC iPlayer here, watch Heidi’s full performance here and get a taste of what to expect below.

Here We Go 1, 2, 3 is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and all good record stores.

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New Release: Heidi Talbot – Here We Go 1, 2, 3

  • July 5, 2016

Heidi Talbot - Here We Go 1, 2, 3Heidi 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.

"The title, Here We Go, 1, 2, 3, takes that idea of jumping, whether it's into new musical territories, new bands, a new studio, new label, new family – new everything, really," says Talbot, the recipient of 2008's Indie Acoustic award and multiple BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominations. "It's about taking a chance. I've written eight out of the 10 songs on this album in some context, whether it's the lyrics or the music – that's the most I've ever contributed. And it's quite personal. A lot has happened since my last album. We've built a recording studio, and started a label, and I've got a different band. I've had a second daughter. I've lost my mum. So, it feels like – okay, get ready to jump..." Also: we all need someone to catch us.

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