Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson

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Format: CD

Cat No: TSCD579

Release Date:  12 July 2010

Label:  Topic

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  714822057929

Genres:  Folk  English Folk  

  • Description

    Stunning, first ever duo collection from mother and daughter - Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson have recorded independently and together on many occasions over the years, 'Gidt' is their first ever duo release. Leading lights of the folk scene, with enviable international reputations and combined record sales of over 250,000, both have won numerous BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and nominations for the prestigious Mercury Music prize. Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy are not simply two of the country's finest exponents of traditional song. With their rich, distinctive and authentic voices, mother and daughter have effortlessly engaged new audiences and admirers across the generations. 'Gift' is the album their fans have been waiting for, featuring an intriguing mix of traditional and contemporary songs. Stellar accompaniment from Aidan Curran, Danny Thompson, Martin Simpson, Martin Carthy, Saul Rose, Oliver Knight, Chris Parkinson and Marry Waterson.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Poor Wayfaring Stranger
      • 2. Little Grey Hawk
      • 3. Boston Burglar
      • 4. The Nightingale, For Kate
      • 5. Bonaparte’s Lament
      • 6. The Rose And The Lilly
      • 7. Bunch Of Thyme
      • 8. Ukulele Lady, (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice
      • 9. Psalm Of Life
      • 10. Prairie Lullaby
      • 11. Shallow Brown