Tag: Shirley Collins

EP | Shirley Collins – Crowlink

Folk music constantly reinvents itself, turning something old into something new and unheard. Sometimes like the black browed Albatross that occasionally visits the cliffs at Flamborough, a strange sighting occurs and we are gifted a very rare and unusual spectacle.…

Album | Shirley Collins – Heart’s Ease

In a career that’s spanned the best part of 60 years, Heart’s Ease is another triumph in a late-flowering that’s seen Shirley Collins rightfully recognised at the top table of British folk music. It’s an album that’s a celebration of…

Live | Shirley Collins @ Barbican, London

Despite her dedication to a pure and uncluttered reading of traditional song Shirley Collin’s Barbican show is a lavishly staged affair. A huge screen shows films and animations for each song. A narrator gives context and history to the music…

Record Store Day | Shopping Guide K-Z

In case you hadn’t gathered, Saturday is Record Store Day. The A-J section of our pick of the 500+ special releases is here, and now for the rest of the alphabet. All those caveats about the prices being a guide…

Record Store Day | Shopping Guide M-Z

And on it goes. Following swiftly on from the first part of our buying guide, here is more tasty goodness from the RSD list. Martin Carthy – Martin Carthy. LP – £18.99. Limited to 750. Martin Carthy’s groundbreaking debut LP…