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Beth Porter & the Availables: Open Doors

Beth Porter & the Availables: Open Doors (King Bill 003)

Open Doors
Beth Porter & the Availables

King Bill Records 003 (LP/CD, UK, 2015)

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Recorded by Jeff Spencer and Tim Petherick at J&J Studio, Bristol except
Track 3 recorded by Tim Calleja of The Weary Band at their studio;
Tracks 5, 9 recorded by Tim Petherick and Jools Scott at Sue Curtis' house;
Track 8 vocals and baritone ukulele recorded by Ben Please at Caroline Waterlow's house in Bath;
Additional overdubs recorded by Jools Scott and Tim Petherick at Downunder Cottage;
Tracks 1-2, 4-5, 10, 12 mixed by Jim Barr;
Tracks 6, 8,-9, 11 mixed by Tim Allen;
All tracks mixed at J&J Studio;
Mastered by Donal Whelan at Haford Mastering;
Album artwork and design by Ben Please;
Album cover lettering by Hannah Porter;
Front cover photo by Russell Whitehead

Musicians

Beth Porter: vocals, bariton ukulele [1, 3, 8, 10], ukulele [5-6, 9], cello [2-5, 8, 11-12], recorder [3, 6,8], clarinet [6], string arrangement [1, 6, 8];
Jools Scott: piano [1-2, 4-6, 8-12], accordion [4], Hammond organ [12], string arrangement [5], vocals [1, 4, 6, 8, 10-12];
Sue Lord: violin [1-2, 4-6, 8, 11-12], vocals [1, 4, 6, 8, 10-12];
Emma Hooper: viola [1-2, 4-6, 8, 11-12], vocals [1, 4, 6, 8, 10-12];
Jeff Spencer: bass [1-2, 4, 6, 8];
Daisy Palmer: drums [1, 4, 6, 8-9], vocals [1, 4, 6];
Paul MacMahon: drums [2, 11-12];
Ian Vorley: violin [5];
Pete Gibbs: double bass [9, 11-12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Jack (3.28)
  2. Time (3.11)
  3. Open Doors (3.10)
  4. These Days (4.36)
  5. Willow (2.21)
  6. Pylons (3.38)
  1. Salty Water (5.25)
  2. Baby Are You Up (3.26)
  3. Friends (2.39)
  4. 30 Years (4.06)
  5. Italy (4.34)
Digital download bonus track
  1. Floorboards (5.55)

All songs written by Beth Porter

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Marshes: When the Lights Are Bright

Marshes: When the Lights Are Bright

When the Lights Are Bright
Marshes

(LP/CD, UK, 5 June 2019)

Marshes: When the Lights Are Bright
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Musicians

Beth Porter: vocals, cello, baritone ukulele [2, 4-5, 7], ukulele [3], violin [7-9], clarinet [7];
Jools Scott: piano, string arrangement [2], Hammond organ [3-4, 7], backing vocals [4];
Pete Gibbs: double bass [1], electric bass [1], bass [2-5, 7-9];
Matt Jones: drums [1, 7], bongos [7], juggling percussion [7];
Luke Cawthra: guitar [1, 4-5, 7], acoustic guitar [2], electric guitar [3, 9], slide guitar [6], creepy nuts [1];
Ben Please: glockenspiel [1, 5, 7-8];
Sue Lord: violin [2, 4-5, 7-9], viola [4], backing vocals [4];
Ian Vorley: violin [2, 4-5, 8], baritone saxophone [2, 5, 8], backing vocals [4];
Emma Hooper: viola [2, 5, 8];
Pete Judge: trumpet [2, 5, 8];
Catherine Turner: flute [2, 5, 8];
Robin Spalding: clarinet [2, 5, 8];
Paul MacMahon: drums [2-5, 8-9], tambourine [4, 8];
everyone: hand claps [4]

Tracks

  1. Frame (4.40)
  2. Wake Me (4.31)
  3. Rear View (3.57)
  4. You've Always Been (4.34)
  5. The Game (4.29)
  6. Dreams of You (5.05)
  7. Grey, Grey (3.20)
  8. Who We Are (3.49)
  9. When The Lights Are Bright (4.44)

All songs written by Beth Porter

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Other records with Beth Porter

This is a list of my albums with Beth Porter. For a more complete discography see her own Discography and Session Work web pages.

Benji Kirkpatrick, Boomerang, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR2, 2008

Jim Moray, Low Culture, CD, Niblick Is a Giraffe NIBL007, 2008

Jackie Oates, Hyperboreans, CD, Unearthed / One Little Indian TPLP1034CD, 2009

Eliza Carthy, Neptune, CD, Hem Hem HHR001CD, 2011

Sam Kelly, Your Way Home, EP, private issue, 2013

Jennifer Crook, Carnforth Station, CD, Transatlantic Roots TRIC009, 2014

Ewan McLennan: Stories Still Untold (Fellside FECD263) Ewan McLennan, Stories Still Untold, CD, Fellside FECD263, 2014

Maz O'Connor, This Willowed Light, CD, Wild Sound WLDSND051, 2014

Kirsty Bromley, Time Ashore, CD, Kirsty Bromley KIZCD02, 2015

Eliza Carthy and Jim Moray, The Wayward Tour Live, DVD+CD, Gonzo SR033DVD, 2015

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band,You Know Me, single, Convent, 2015

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Fade & Fall (Love Not), promo / DL single, Topic STOP9592P, 2016

Ewan McLennan & George Monbiot, Breaking the Spell of Loneliness, CD, FECD277, 2016

Maz O'Connor, The Longing Kind, CD, Restless Head RHCD 101, 2016

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Big Machine, CD / 2 CD, TSCD592 / TXCD592, 3 February 2017

The Lost Words: Spell Songs (Quercus QRCD004) Various Artists, The Lost Words: Spell Songs, CD, Quercus QRCD004, 2019