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Julie Abbé: Numberless Dreams

Julie Abbé: Numberless Dreams (Anisogoma ANIS001)

Numberless Dreams
Julie Abbé

Anisogoma Records ANIS001 (CD, UK, 29 January 2020)

Produced by Sid Goldsmith and Julie Abbé;
Recorded and mixed by Sid Goldsmith at Room4 Studios, Bristol;
Mastered by Tim Thomas;
Artwork by Rosanna Morris

Folking.com review by Dai Jeffries


Julie Abbé, vocals, guitar;
Sid Goldsmith, concertina, double bass, guitar, backing vocals;
Dominie Hooper, cello

Amy Cox, backing vocals [5];
Izzy Budd, backing vocals [10]


  1. A Poet to His Beloved (2.32)
  2. The Song of Wandering Aengus (3.26)
  3. Courting Is a Pleasure (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H615, H625) (4.05)
  4. Flagstones (3.09)
  5. The Flower of Magherally (Roud 3009; Henry H220) (3.09)
  6. The Boatman (Fhir a’ Bhata) (Roud 4356; Henry H834) (3.28)
  7. Kellswater (Roud 916; Henry 695) (3.56)
  8. Stolen Child (3.23)
  9. Eighteen Years Old (3.01)
  10. As I Roved Out (Roud 419; Henry H593) (2.46)
  11. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (4.00)
  12. He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (2.47)

Probably all tracks trad. except
Tracks 1-2, 12 poems by W.B. Yeats, music Julie Abbé;
Track 7 words trad. arr. Julie Abbé, music Andy Irvine;
Track 8 poems by W.B. Yeats, music Daniel Bloodstone


Julie Abbé sings W.B. Yeats’ A Poet to His Beloved: