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XXXV

Fairport Convention: XXXV (Woodworm WRCD038)

XXXV
The 35th Anniversary album
Fairport Convention

Woodworm Records WRCD038 (CD, UK, 2002)
Talking Elephant TECD085 (CD, UK, 2006)

Produced by Dave Pegg and Mark Tucker;
Recorded and mixed by Mark Tucker at Woodworm Studios, Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire, Summer 1999;
Asistant engineer Tristan Bryant;
Mastered by John Dent at Loud, Taunton, Somerset;
Design and back cover photography by Mick Toole;
Band photography by Mark Hadley;
Other photos by Colin Edwards

Musicians

Simon Nicol: vocals, guitars;
Chris Leslie: vocals, mandolin, electric 5-string mandolin, violin, tenor banjo;
Ric Sanders: violin, viola, baritone violin;
Dave Pegg: vocals, bass;
Gerry Conway: drums, percussion

with
annA rydeR: vocals [5], accordion [1-2, 5], penny whistle [2, 5], piano [2, 5], French horns [5];
Chris While, Julie Matthews: vocals [2];
Ian Anderson: flute [4];
Mark Tucker: e-bow [9], electric guitar [9]

Tracks

  1. Madeleine (4.26)
  2. My Love Is in America (4.46)
  3. The Happy Man (2.50)
  4. Portmeirion (6.00)
  5. The Crowd (6.13)
  6. The Banks of Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) (4.31)
  7. The Deserter (6.58)
  8. The Light of Day (6.15)
  9. I Wandered by a Brookside (Roud 2418) (4.56)
  10. Neil Cow's Apprentice (4.46)
  11. Everything But the Skirl (4.08)
  12. Talking About My Love (2.43)
  13. Now Be Thankful (3.49)
  14. The Crowd Revisited (2.36)

Track 1 Kenny Craddock, Lawrence Bristow Smith;
Track 2, 8 Chris Leslie;
Track 3 trad. (Adderbury) arr. Chris Leslie;
Tracks 4, 11 Ric Sanders;
Tracks 5, 14 annA rydeR;
Track 6 trad. arr. Fairport Convention;
Track 7 John Richards;
Track 9 words Richard Monckton Milnes, music Barbara Berry;
Track 10 Michael Marra;
Track 12 Chris Leslie, Nigel Stonier;
Track 13 Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick