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A Quiet Eye

June Tabor: A Quiet Eye (Topic TSCD510)

A Quiet Eye
June Tabor

Topic Records TSCD510 (CD, UK, 1999)
Green Linnet GLCD 3129 (CD, USA, 2000)

Musical arrangements by Huw Warren;
Recorded and mixed by Trevor Hallesy at Wessex Studios, London;
Assistant engineer Lloyd Gardiner
Studio assistants, In-Yong Lee, Ben Coulchard, Khan the Dog
Editing by Tony Dixon at Reflex Audio
Mastering by Dick Beetham at Tape To Tape
Additional post production Trevor Hallesy
Photography by Tom Howard
Sleeve design by John Haxby, Art Surgery


June Tabor: vocals;
Huw Warren: piano;
with the Creative Jazz Orchestra:
Mark Bassey, Liam Kirkman: trombone;
Richard Iles: trumpet;
Jim Rattigan: French horn;
Richard Bolton: cello;
Richard Fox: tuba;
Dudley Phillips: double bass;
Andy Schofield: clarinet, alto saxophone;
Iain Dixon: bass clarinet, clarinet;
Mark Emerson: violin, viola;
Roy Doods: percussion;
Mark Lockheart: clarinet, tenor & soprano saxophones


  1. The Gardener (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (5.20)
  2. A Place Called England (4.41)
  3. I Will Put My Ship in Order (Roud 402; G/D 4:792) (6.08)
  4. I’ll Be Seeing You (4.02)
  5. Out of Winter / Waltzing’s for Dreamers (5.54)
  6. Pharaoh (6.00)
  7. Must I Be Bound? (Roud 18829; Henry H218ab) (5.02)
  8. The Writing of Tipperary / It’s a Long Way to Tipperary (9.37)
  9. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (3.09)
  10. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) / St Agnes / Jeannie and Jamie (8.38)

Tracks 1, 3, 7, 10a, 10c trad. arr. June Tabor, Huw Warren;
Track 2 Maggie Holland;
Track 4 Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain;
Track 5a Mark Emerson;
Track 5b, 6 Richard Thompson;
Track 8a Bill Caddick;
Track 8b Jack Judge, Harry Williams;
Track 9 Ewan MacColl;
Track 10b Huw Warren