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Coope Boyes & Simpson: Fire and Sleet and Candlelight

Coope Boyes & Simpson: Fire and Sleet and Candlelight (No Masters NMCD21)

Fire and Sleet and Candlelight
Regional and Historical Carols
Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes

No Masters NMCD21 (CD, UK, 2003)
No Masters NMCD38 (CD, UK, 2011)

Coope Boyes & Simpson: Fire and Sleet and Candlelight (No Masters NMCD38)

Recorded at The Foundry Recording Studio, Church Way, Chesterfield, Derbyshire;
Produced by Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes;
Engineered by Paul Hopkinson with Mick Twelves;
Mixed by Jom Boyes at No Masters except [14] mixed by Barry Coope at The Foundry;
Cover photo by Val Carman;
Design by Bryan Ledgard, Ledgard Jepson

Musicians

Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, Lester Simpson, Georgina Boyes, vocals [1-10, 12-13];
Fi Fraser, vocals [1-14], drum [7];
Jo Freya, vocals [1-14]

Tracks

  1. Hark, Hark What News (Good News) (Roud 389) (3.05)
  2. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night (Sweet Chiming Bells) (Roud 936) (2.46)
  3. Drive the Cold Winter Away (1.58)
  4. Diadem (Roud 17726) (1.58)
  5. Gloucestershire Wassail (Roud 209) (3.23)
  6. Personent Hodie (2.36)
  7. Clementsing (1.02)
  8. I Saw Three Ships (Roud 700) (2.02)
  9. King Pharim (Roud 306; Child 55) (1.57)
  10. Hail Smiling Morn (Roud 1346) (2.28)
  11. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327) (2.51)
  12. Peace o'er the World (The Bradda' Anthem) (Roud 17729) (2.40)
  13. Shepherds Rejoice (Roud 7105) (3.56)
  14. Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (2.06)

Bonus tracks of the 2011 reissue

  1. Broadwood Wassail (2.48)
  2. The Leaves of Life (Roud 127) (3.32)
  3. Shepherds, Arise! (Roud 1207) (3.39)
  4. Precentor's Rhyme (0.41)

All tracks trad. arr. Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes