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The Imagined Village

The Imagined Village: The Imagined Village (Real World CDRW 147)

The Imagined Village
Various Artists

Real World CDRW 147 (CD, UK, September 10, 2007)

The Imagined Village Sampler
Various Artists

Real World CDRWEP 10 (CD EP, UK, September 10, 2007)

The Imagined Village: The Imagined Village Sampler (Real World CDRWEP 10)
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Musicians

Billy Bragg, Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy, Sheila Chandra, The Young Coppers, Simon Emmerson, Gloworms, Johnny Kalsi, Tiger Moth, Trans-Global Underground, Tunng, Village Band, Paul Weller, Chris Wood, Benjamin Zephaniah

Tracks

CD Tracks

  1. Johnny Copper and Sheila Chandra with Simon Emmerson: 'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'Ouses (6.17)
  2. Paul Weller, Martin & Eliza Carthy: John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (5.42)
  3. Benjamin Zephaniah and Eliza Carthy with Trans-Global Underground and Simon Emmerson: Tam Lyn Retold (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (9.20)
  4. Tunng: Death and the Maiden Retold (Roud 1031) (3.48)
  5. Chris Wood, Eliza & Martin Carthy and The Young Coppers with Trans-Global Underground: Cold Hailey Rainy Night (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (6.10)
  6. Sheila Chandra and Chris Wood: The Welcome Sailor (Roud 604; Laws N29) (5.45)
  7. Eliza Carthy: Acres of Ground (Roud 133) (4.46)
  8. The Village Band: Pilsden Pen (5.17)
  9. Billy Bragg and The Young Coppers with Eliza Carthy and Simon Emmerson: Hard Times of Old England Retold (Roud 1206) (5.37)
  10. The Gloworms: Kit Whites I & II (4.45)
  11. Tiger Moth (incl. Eliza Carthy): Sloe on the Uptake (3.31)

EP Tracks

  1. Billy Bragg, Martin & Eliza Carthy: England Half English meets John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559) (2.54)
  2. Eliza Carthy: Acres of Ground (Roud 133) (Beats Mix) (4.46)
  3. Sheila Chandra and Chris Wood: The Welcome Sailor (Roud 604; Laws N29) (5.45)
  4. Chris Wood, Eliza & Martin Carthy and The Young Coppers with Trans-Global Underground: Cold Hailey Rainy Night (It's Turned Out Nice remix by Stabilizer) (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (4.53)

> Folk Music > Records > The Imagined Village: Empire and Love

The Imagined Village: Empire and Love

The Imagined Village: Empire and Love (ECC Records ECC002)

Empire and Love
The Imagined Village

Emmerson, Corncrake & Constantine Records ECC002 (CD, UK, January 11, 2010)

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Produced by Simon Emmerson, Simon Richmond. Andy Gangadeen
except tracks 5 and 11 produced by Simon Emmerson, Richard Evans;
Main recording engineer and additional production by Mass;
Additional recording engineers: Richard Evans, Oliver Knight, Geoff Webb, Sheema Mukherjee, Mark Constantine, Magnus Robb, Samuel Navel;
Mixed by Richard Evans with Simon Emmerson
except tracks 1-2 mixed by Mass with Simon Richmond and Andy Gangadeen
and tracks 6, 8 mixed by Mass with Simon Richmond;
Design and illustration by Mark Higenbottam / Stylorouge

Musicians

Andy Gangadeen, drums;
Eliza Carthy, vocals [3, 6, 8-9], fiddles, viola;
Martin Carthy, vocals [1, 4, 10], guitar;
Simon Emmerson, cittern, guitar;
Simon Richmond, keyboards, electronica;
Ali Friend, bass;
Sheema Mukherjee, sitar, vocals [2];
Chris Wood, vocals [2, 5, 7], fiddle, viola, guitar;
Barney Morse-Brown, vocals, cello;
Johnny Kalsi, percussion, dhol, tabla

with
Jackie Oates, vocals [8];
Ben Murray, accordion;
Richard Evans, bass [5];
Martin Green, accordion [6, 9];
Marc Constantine, chesil beach surf [6];
Magnus Robb, skylarks [8];
John Metcalfe, violin, viola [11]

Tracks

  1. My Son John (Roud 678) (6.09)
  2. Sweet Jane (7.47)
  3. Space Girl (3.55)
  4. Byker Hill (Roud 3488) (6.02)
  5. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (6.50)
  6. Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27) (6.05)
  7. The Hand Weaver and the Factory Maid (Roud 17771) (5.08)
  8. The Lark in the Morning (Roud 151) (4.09)
  9. Rosebuds in June (Roud 812) / Mrs Preston's Hornpipe (6.45)
  10. Cum On Feel the Noize (4.12)
  11. Scarborough Fair (String Reprise) (6.50)

Track 1 trad. arr. Martin Carthy and the Imagined Village;
Track 2 Sheema Mukherjee, Chris Wood;
Track 3 trad. arr. Peggy Seeger, Ewan MacColl;
Track 4 trad. arr. Martin Carthy and the Imagined Village, with a verse from Coal Not Dole by Kay Sutcliffe;
Track 5 trad. arr. Martin Carthy, Chris Wood, Sheema Mukherjee, Richard Evans, and the Imagined Village;
Track 6 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy and the Imagined Village;
Track 7 trad. arr. Chris Wood, Martin Carthy and the Imagined Village;
Track 8 trad. arr. Jackie Oates, Eliza Carthy Chris Wood, Simon Richmond;
Track 9 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Martin Green and the Imagined Village;
Track 10 Noddy Holder, James Lea;
Track 11 trad. arr. Martin Carthy, Chris Wood, John Metcalfe

> Folk Music > Records > The Imagined Village: Bending the Dark

The Imagined Village: Bending the Dark

The Imagined Village: Bending the Dark (ECC Records ECC006)

Bending the Dark
The Imagined Village

Emmerson, Corncrake & Constantine Records ECC006 (CD, UK, May 14, 2012)

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Recorded at Corncrate Studios, West Dorset, The Dug Out, Hampshire, The Labour Exchange, Bath, The Live Room, London, Panda Sounds, Robin Hood's Bay, Heath Studio, Surrey, Sea Bass Studios, London, The Strongroom, London, Pacific East Studios, London;
Main recording engineers: Richard Evans, Oliver Knight, Paul Grady, Mass, Simon Richmond;
Mixed by Paul Grady with Simon Emmerson and Simon Richmond;
Produced by Simon Emmerson and Simon Richmond
except track 10 produced by Sheema Mukherjee

Musicians

Eliza Carthy, fiddle, vocals;
Martin Carthy, guitar, vocals;
Simon Emmerson, guitar, cittern;
Ali Friend, bass, vocals;
Andy Gangadeen, drums;
Johnny Kalsi, dhol, tabla, percussion;
Barney Morse-Brown, cello, vocals;
Sheema Mukherjee, sitar, vocals;
Jackie Oates, fiddle, vocals;
Simon Richmond, keyboards, electronica, vocals

with
Chris Wood, guitar [2], fiddle [4];
Mawkin, Steve Knightley, Jim Causley, backing vocals [3];
Saul Rose, melodeon [10];
Ged Lynch, additional percussion;
Kick Horns, horns [2, 7];
Simon Clarke, arranger [2], alto and baritone saxophone, piccolo;
Tim Saunders, arranger [7], tenor saxophone;
David Liddell, trombone;
Ryan Quigley, Darren Wiles, trumpets;
Richard Henry, bass trombone

Tracks

  1. The Captain's Apprentice (Roud 835) (1.25)
  2. New York Trader (Roud 478; Laws K22; G/D 2:191) (6.22)
  3. Winter Singing (4.44)
  4. The Guvna (6.09)
  5. Sick Old Man (6.29)
  6. Nest (4.43)
  7. Fisherman (4.05)
  8. Get Kalsi (5.41)
  9. Washing Song (3.29)
  10. Bending the Dark (12.21)

Track 1 trad. arr. Jackie Oates, Kathryn Roberts;
Track 2 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Simon Richmond, Ali Friend;
Track 3 Simon Emmerson, Simon Richmond, Jackie Oates;
Track 4 Ali Friend, Sheema Mukherjee, Simon Richmond;
Track 5 Simon Emmerson, Eliza Carthy, Simon Richmond;
Track 6 Simon Emmerson, Eliza Carthy, Jackie Oates;
Track 7 Eliza Carthy, Ali Friend, Simon Richmond;
Track 8 Simon Emmerson, Barney Morse-Brown. Sheema Mukherjee, Johnny Kalsi, Ali Friend, Simon Richmond;
Track 9 trad. arr. Eliza Carthy, Simon Richmond, Ali Friend, Saul Rose;
Track 10 Sheema Mukherjee, Andy Gangadeen, Eliza Carthy

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