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Cats of Coven Lawn

Frankie Armstrong and Friends: Cats of Coven Lawn (GF*M/Pirate Jenny)

Cats of Coven Lawn
Frankie Armstrong and Friends

GF*M Records / Pirate Jenny Records 760625 689737 (CD, UK, 22 January 2021)

Recorded and mixed by Tom Pryor;
Mastered by Paul Adams at Fellside Records;
Artwork by Ben Webb;
Layout designe by Phil Hart

Folk Radio UK review by Thomas Blake

Musicians

Frankie Armstrong: vocals;
Bread and Roses, Bird in the Belly, Brian Pearson: vocals;
Martin Simpson: guitar;
Adam Ronchetti: guitar;
Tom Pryor: violin, guitar;
Laura Bradshaw, Laura Ward: flutes;
Pauline Down: percussion;
Flowers Tannenbaum: piano

Tracks

  1. Bread and Roses (2.40)
  2. Cats of Coven Lawn (Roud Roud V6664) (3.06)
  3. Something Sings (1.58)
  4. Lizzie Wan (Roud 234; Child 51) (4.43)
  5. We Are Women (2.08)
  6. Four Seasons (1.43)
  7. Yoiks (1.57)
  8. Where I Live on the Map (3.58)
  9. Aide Jano (Idiano) (1.55)
  10. Willow Song (4.20)
  11. Marcy's Guest House (4.39)
  12. Earth, Air, Fire and Water (3.21)
  13. Song of Strength (1.56)
  14. Encouragement (2.29)
  15. Dead Funny (2.32)
  16. A Life Lived Well (4.09)

Track 1 James Oppenheim arr. Leon Rosselson;
Track 2 trad. arr. Ben Webb;
Track 3 Rosie Waite arr. Pauline Down;
Track 4 trad. arr. Frankie Armstrong;
Track 5 words Susan Griffin, arr. Frankie Armstrong;
Tracks 6, 15 Brian Pearson;
Track 7 trad. arr. Penny Stone;
Track 8 Frankie Armstrong;
Track 9 trad.;
Track 10 Desdemona’s lament from Othello, trad. arr. Frankie Armstrong;
Track 11 Ben Webb;
Track 12 words Brian Pearson, arr. Frankie Armstrong;
Track 13 words Malala Yousafzai, Laura Bradshaw;
Track 14 Wolf Biermann, arr Christina Mimmocchi;
Track 16 Lindsey Williams

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