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A Pocket Of Wind Resistance

Karine Polwart With Pippa Murphy

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Format: CD

Cat No: HUD005CD

Release Date:  17 November 2017

Label:  Hudson Records

Packaging Type:  Digipak

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  5056032311350

Genres:  Folk  Singer Songwriter  

Release Date:  21 April 2018

Label:  Hudson Records

Packaging Type:  Gate Fold Vinyl

No of Units:  2

Barcode:  5056032313842

Genres:  Folk  Singer Songwriter  

  • Description

    BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Winner 2018: Folk Singer Of The Year.

    The first studio album from the acclaimed Karine Polwart in over 5 years.

    A Pocket Of Wind Resistance, created alongside sound designer Pippa Murphy, is the studio adaptation of Polwart's rave-reviewed 'Wind Resistance' show, which premiered at Edinburgh International Festival in 2016.

    Hudson Records is proud to present 'A Pocket of Wind Resistance' - the studio recording of Karine Polwart & Pippa Murphy's highly acclaimed Wind Resistance show.

    Five-time winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (twice for Best Original Song), Karine Polwart is an established songwriter, composer, performer, musical director and producer. She is also an emergent theatre maker and author. Her most recent solo album Traces (produced by Iain Cook of synth-pop band Chvrches) was shortlisted for both the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 'Album of the Year'. The Guardian chose it as international folk-roots release of 2012. Her debut solo album Faultlines won Best Album at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards back in 2005, following six years of touring internationally as a traditional Scots singer with Malinky and Battlefield Band.

    It's a track record which has opened up intriguing musical opportunities in recent years. In addition to three further solo albums, Karine has scored twice for Scottish BAFTA nominated animation (Claire Lamond's All That Glisters, 2012 and Seafront, 2014), and twice produced commissioned songs for documentary film (Anthony Baxter's You've Been Trumped, 2011 and A Dangerous Game, 2014).

    In association with The Royal Lyceum Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival 2016, Karine wrote, musically directed, and performed Wind Resistance, a critically acclaimed debut work for theatre. A poetic meditation on midwifery, ecology, sanctuary, and solidarity, it combines elements of memoir, essay, myth, sound art and song. This summer, Wind Resistance won the Best Music & Sound Award at the CATS (Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland) 2017, as well as picking up three other nominations for Best New Play, Best Direction and Best Producer and Karine was also shortlisted for Best Actor 'Scottish Oscar' in the Sunday Herald Culture Awards. Wind Resistance was described by The Telegraph in a 5-star review as "poignant, unflinching and beautiful".

    For fans of: Songs of Separation, LAU, Flit, Edinburgh Festival, Country File

    Description

    Gatefold 2LP vinyl pressing of previously CD and digital only album released in Nov 2017. A album of the year on Any Decent Music, Songlines, fRoots, The Guardian. A Pocket Of Wind Resistance, created alongside sound designer Pippa Murphy, is the studio adaptation of Polwart's rave-reviewed 'Wind Resistance' show, which premiered at Edinburgh International Festival in 2016.

    Five-time winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (twice for Best Original Song), Karine Polwart is an established songwriter, composer, performer, musical director and producer. She is also an emergent theatre maker and author. Her most recent solo album Traces (produced by Iain Cook of synth-pop band Chvrches) was shortlisted for both the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 'Album of the Year'. The Guardian chose it as international folk-roots release of 2012. Her debut solo album Faultlines won Best Album at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards back in 2005, following six years of touring internationally as a traditional Scots singer with Malinky and Battlefield Band. In association with The Royal Lyceum Theatre and Edinburgh International Festival 2016, Karine wrote, musically directed, and performed Wind Resistance, a critically acclaimed debut work for theatre. A poetic meditation on midwifery, ecology, sanctuary, and solidarity, it combines elements of memoir, essay, myth, sound art and song. Wind Resistance won the Best Music & Sound Award at the CATS (Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland) 2017, as well as picking up three other nominations for Best New Play, Best Direction and Best Producer and Karine was also shortlisted for Best Actor 'Scottish Oscar' in the Sunday Herald Culture Awards. Wind Resistance was described by The Telegraph in a 5-star review as "poignant, unflinching and beautiful".

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. All on a Summer’s Evening
      • 2. The Moor Speaks
      • 3. Lark in the Clear Air 
      • 4. Labouring and Resting
      • 5. Tyrannic Man’s Dominion
      • 6. Place to Rest and Mend
      • 7. A Benediction 
      • 8. Small Consolation
      • 9. White Old Woman of the Night 
      • 10. Sphagnum Mass for a Dead Queen 
      • 11. Lullaby for a Lost Mother
      • 12. Remember the Geese
      • 13. Molly Sime’s Welcome to Salter’s Road 
      • 14. We are all Bog Born

    Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. All on a Summer’s Evening
      • 2. The Moor Speaks
      • 3. Lark in the Clear Air 
      • 4. Labouring and Resting

      Side 2

      • 1. Tyrannic Man’s Dominion
      • 2. Place To Rest And Mend
      • 3. A Benediction 

      Disc 2

      Side 1

      • 1. Small Consolation
      • 2. White Old Woman Of The Night 
      • 3. Sphagnum Mass For A Dead Queen 
      • 4. Lullaby For A Lost Mother

      Side 2

      • 1. Remember The Geese
      • 2. Molly Sime’s Welcome To Salter’s Road 
      • 3. We Are All Bog Born