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Off the Desk 2020

Fairport Convention: Off the Desk 2020 (Matty Groves MGCD057)

Off the Desk 2020
Fairport Convention

Matty Groves Records MGCD057 (CD, UK, 26 April 2021)

Fairport Convention: Off the Desk 2020 (Matty Groves MGCD057)

Produced by John Gale, Tristan Bryant and Fairport Convention;
Recorded at the Theatre Royal, Winchester, 23 February 2020 except
Tracks 9, 14-16 recorded at The Gulbenkian, Canterbury, 20 February 2019;
Recorded off the desk at the Winter Tour 2019-2020 by John Gale;
Re-mixed and mastered by John Gale at Galeforce Sound, Ireland;
Design by Mick Toole and Tristan Bryant

Musicians

Simon Nicol, vocals, guitar;
Chris Leslie, vocals, bouzouki, mandolin, violin;
Ric Sanders, violins;
Dave Pegg, vocals, bass;
Gerry Conway, drums, percussion;

with:
Ben Smith, James Alexander Brewer [1]

Tracks

  1. Don’t Say You Don’t Love Me (3.44)
  2. Walk Awhile (4.25)
  3. Don’t Reveal My Name (4.15)
  4. Cider Rain (3.47)
  5. Good Time For a Fiddle & Bow (The Christmas Reel) (4.34)
  6. Bankruptured (3.40)
  7. Moses Waits (4.34)
  8. Moondust and Solitude (5.39)
  9. Close to the Wind (6.28)
  10. Steampunkery (3.53)
  11. Year of Fifty Nine (3.33)
  12. Doctor of Physick (3.49)
  13. Sloth (8.03)
  14. Honour and Praise (5.20)
  15. The Joureneyman’s Grace (4.43)
  16. Dirty Linen (4.22)
  17. Meet on the Ledge (4.53)

Track 1 Ben Smith, James Alexander Brewer;
Track 2, 12, 13 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick;
Tracks 3, 5, 8, 11 Chris Leslie;
Track 4 James Woods, Luc Boisseau, Philippe Richalley;
Track 6 Dave Pegg;
Track 7 Rob Beattie;
Track 9 Stuart Marson;
Track 10 Ric Sanders;
Track 14 John Richards;
Track 15 Dave Swarbrick, Richard Thompson;
Track 16 trad. arr. Dave Swarbrick;
Track 17 Richard Thompson