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The Band of Love: Folk Fever (Island 6708551)

Folk Fever
The Band of Love

Mighty Village Records / Island Records 6708551 (CD, UK, September 7, 2018)

Produced and recorded by Mark Tucker at the Green Room Studios;
Michael McGoldrick recorded himself at The Box Room Studio, Manchester;
Rune Cygan Barslund recorded himself at Roselund Studio, Denmark;
Leon Hunt recorded himself at The Brown Ratio Studio, Bath;
Simon Johnson recorded himself at Atlas Studio, Hampshire;
Patsy Reid recorded herself at Four Poster Bed Studios;
Mastered by Dick Beetham;
Illustration by Ieuan Edwards;
Design and art direction by Stylorouge

Musicians

Jim Causley, lead vocals [2, 6, 10, 12-13], vocals [3, 11], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 7], fiddle [1], accordion [2, 12];
Greg Russell, lead vocals [1, 5, 8, 11], vocals [3, 11], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 6-7, 10, 12], acoustic guitar [1];
Hannah Martin, lead vocals [4, 6], vocals [3, 11], backing vocals [12], violin [4, 6], banjo;
Alice Jones, lead vocals [6-7], vocals [3, 11], backing vocals [1-2, 4, 10], body slaps and dancing [1, 9], clarinet [4, 7];
Mark Tucker, backing vocals [1-2, 4-8, 10-12], percussion [1-4, 7-12], piano [1, 10], Appalachian dulcimer [2], mandocello [2-3, 9], mandolin [4, 9-10], concertina [4, 7], acoustic guitar [5, 9], bass [9-10, 12], keyboards [10, 12];
Matt Downer, double bass [1-8];
John Joe Kelly, bodhrán [1, 3, 9-10];
Leon Hunt, banjo [1, 3];
Simon Johnston, acoustic guitar [3], banjo [3], mandolin [3, 6-7], acoustic guitar [7];
Michael McGoldrick, uillean pipes [1-2], high and low whistle [1], flute [2], mandola [1-2];
Patsy Reid, violin [1, 7, 9];
Steve Knightley, mandocello [2-3, 11], guitar [3], tenor guitar [11-12];
Phil Beer, violin [3, 12], mandolin [3, 10, 12], dobro [10];
Phillip Henry, acoustic guitar [4-5, 8], harmonica [11];
Spencer Cozens, piano [7];
Rune Cygan Barslund, whistle and accordion [9];
Gavin Atkin, concertina [13]

Tracks

  1. Gimme the Night (3.59)
  2. Born to Be Alive (4.30)
  3. I Feel Love (4.42)
  4. Love Don't Live Here Anymore (4.26)
  5. I Will Survive (3.14)
  6. Young Hearts Run Free (3.29)
  7. I'll Put You Together Again (3.41)
  8. The Love I Lost (2.57)
  9. Pick Up the Pieces (4.33)
  10. Night Fever (3.36)
  11. We Are Family (2.58)
  12. Back to My Roots (3.32)
  13. I Am What I Am (3.10)

Track 1 Rod Temperton, Rodney Lynn; original artist George Benson
Track 2 Patrick Pierre Hernandez; original artist Patrick Hernandez;
Track 3 Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellote, Donna Summer; original artist Donna Summer;
Track 4 Miles Gregory; original artist Rose Royce;
Track 5 Freddie J. Perren, Dino Fekaris; original artist Gloria Gaynor;
Track 6 David Bernard Crawford; original artist Candi Staton;
Track 7 Don Black, Geoffrey Stephens; original artist Hot Chocolate;
Track 8 Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff; original artist Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes;
Track 9 Alan Edward Gorrie, Roger Ball, Malcolm Duncan, James Hamish Stuart; original artist The Average White Band;
Track 10 Barry Alan Gibb, Maurice Ernest Gibb, Robin Hugh Gibb; original artists The Bee Gees;
Track 11 Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards; original artist Sidger Sledge
Track 12 Lamont Herbert Dozier; original artist Odyssey;
Track 13 Jerry Herman; original artist Gloria Gaynor

Video

Jim Causley sings I Am What I Am: