> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: Windmills and Wishes

Windmills and Wishes

Ange Hardy: Windmills and Wishes (Story)

Windmills and Wishes
Ange Hardy

Story Records no issue#* (CD, UK, September 5, 2010)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Co-produced by Olly Winters-Owen and Rob Swan;
Recorded by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios, Somerset;
Engineered by Olly Winters-Owen;
Mastered by Sam John, Precise Mastering;
Artwork by Rob Swan and Ange Hardy

* no issue# : the copy I bought in 2015 is labeled “pre-release limited edition”

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, penny whistle;
Olly Winters-Owen, drums, bass guitar, percussion;
Tom Dwyer, electric guitar;
Paraic Dwyer, accordion;
Sonja Helliar, flute

Tracks

  1. I Wish (4.34)
  2. Missing Dialogue (2.52)
  3. On Your Own (3.24)
  4. Hollow I Am (4.01)
  5. 0509 (3.07)
  6. The Windmill Song (3.06)
  7. Refuse Sack (2.53)
  8. My Pride (2.40)
  9. Hard On You (3.54)
  10. Stella Sits Alone (4.27)
  11. Mr Man (3.09)
  12. I Run (5.36)
  13. Fantasy (4.48)
  14. Writers Block (3.20)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: FAWM 2012

FAWM 2012

Ange Hardy: FAWM 2012

FAWM 2012
Ange Hardy

no issue# (DL, UK, 2012)

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Home demos written and recorded by Ange Hardy during the February Album Writing Month 2012.

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar

Tracks

  1. Notice Me (2.26)
  2. Mr Officer (3.10)
  3. The Old Maiden (3.18)
  4. Giant Man (2.14)
  5. Forlorn Land (2.23)
  6. I've Got a Fan (2.22)
  7. Matter to Me (2.33)
  8. Don't Leave (3.36)
  9. If You Were Only Human (2.27)
  10. Lay Me Down My Hand (2.17)
  11. Favourite Presenter (a song for Emma Britton) (1.37)
  12. BBC Somerset Jingle (0.48)
  13. I'm So Tired (2.23)
  14. I Saw These Oldies (2.19)
  15. Storm Has Now Begun (1.37)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: Bare Foot Folk

Bare Foot Folk

Ange Hardy: Bare Foot Folk (Story AHBFF001)

Bare Foot Folk
Ange Hardy

Story Records AHBFF001 (CD, UK, 2013)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Recorded and mastered by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios, Somerset;
Artwork, branding and design by Rob Swan at Open Door Internet Ltd.

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar

Tracks

  1. Young Martha's Well (2.26)
  2. Crafty Father John (2.01)
  3. Mother Willow Tree (3.18)
  4. White As Snow (2.40)
  5. Forlorn Land (3.23)
  6. Away With You Lassie (2.54)
  7. The Old Maiden (3.02)
  8. The Storm Has Now Begun (1.25)
  9. My Old Man (1.58)
  10. It Can't Be So (3.06)
  11. The Ghost on the Moors (3.56)
  12. Stop Your Crying Son (2.17)
  13. Waste Wanting (3.04)
  14. Heaven Waits (2.54)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: The Lament of the Black Sheep

The Lament of the Black Sheep

Ange Hardy: The Lament of the Black Sheep (Story STREC1653)

The Lament of the Black Sheep
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1653 (CD, UK, September 12, 2014)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Recorded and mastered by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios, Somerset;
Artwork, branding and design by Rob Swan at Open Door Internet Ltd.

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar;
James Findlay, fiddle, vocals;
Lucas Drinkwater, double bass, backing vocals;
Alex Cumming, accordion, backing vocals;
Jon Dyer, flute, whistle;
Jo May, percussion, spoons

Tracks

  1. The Bow to the Sailor (2.13)
  2. The Lament of the Black Sheep (3.33)
  3. The Gambler's Lot (2.52)
  4. The Daring Lassie (3.35)
  5. The Sailor's Farewell (4.49)
  6. The Wanting Wife (3.17)
  7. The Foolish Heir (2.57)
  8. The Woolgatherer (2.39)
  9. The Lost Soul (2.43)
  10. The Cull (2.49)
  11. The Tilling Bird (3.22)
  12. The Young Librarian (2.50)
  13. The Raising and the Letting Go (3.44)
  14. The Lullaby (1.57)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

Video

Ange Hardy sings The Bow to the Sailor:

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: The Little Holly Tree

The Little Holly Tree

Ange Hardy: The Little Holly Tree (Story STREC1655)

The Little Holly Tree
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1655 (CD EP, UK, November 25, 2014)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Recorded and mastered by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios, Somerset;
Artwork, branding and design by Rob Swan at Open Door Internet Ltd.

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar;
James Findlay, fiddle, vocals;
Lucas Drinkwater, double bass, backing vocals;
Alex Cumming, accordion, backing vocals;
Jon Dyer, flute, whistle;
Jo May, percussion, spoons

Tracks

  1. The Little Holly Tree (2.22)
  2. The Wanting Wife (3.17)
    from The Lament of the Black Sheep
  3. The Wexford Carol (Roud 22086) (1.00)

Tracks 1-2 Ange Hardy;
Track 3 trad.

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: Esteesee

Esteesee

Ange Hardy: Esteesee (Story STREC1659)

Esteesee
An album of songs inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1659 (CD, UK, September 24, 2015)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Executive producer Rob Swan, Story Records Limited;
Recorded by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios;
Mastered by Sam John at Precise Mastering;
Cover artwork by Michael Cook at Hallowed Art;
The songs for this project were written with the support of public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals [1-5, 7-14], guitar [1-2, 4-9, 13], whistle [2, 5-6, 8-9, 14], harp [9, 12-13];
Steve Knightley, vocals [1-4, 11, 14], tenor guitar [5];
Patsy Reid, fiddle [2, 5, 12-13], viola [1, 4-5, 7, 10, 12-13], cello [2, 5, 7, 9, 12], vocals [14];
Lucas Drinkwater, double bass [1-5, 7-9, 11-13], vocals [2-4, 14];
Steve Pledger, vocals [2-4, 14];
Jonny Dyer, piano [5, 7, 12], vocals [14];
Jo May, rope tension snare drum [2-3, 5, 11, 14], triangle [5], poons [2];
Andrew Pearce, drums [5, 7, 12];
Archie Churchill-Moss, diatonic accordion [1-5, 8-9, 11];
Kate Rouse, hammered dulcimer [5-6];
Tamsin Rosewell, poetry readings [6];
David Milton, poetry readings [3, 10], vocals [3, 14]

Tracks

  1. The Foster-Mother's Tale (3.07)
  2. My Captain (2.10)
  3. The Curse of a Dead Man's Eye (2.46)
  4. William Frend (3.12)
  5. Friends of Three (2.49)
  6. Kubla Khan (4.02)
  7. George (2.10)
  8. Pantisocracy (2.13)
  9. Epitaph on an Infant (1.59)
  10. Might Is in the Mind (2.21)
  11. Mother You Will Rue Me (2.09)
  12. Esteesee (3.11)
  13. Along the Coleridge Way (3.04)
  14. Elegy for Coleridge (1.58)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

Video

Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater perform George on October 3, 2015 at Nether Stowey Village Hall, the opening night of the Along the Coleridge Way tour:

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: When Christmas Day Is Near

When Christmas Day Is Near

Ange Hardy: When Christmas Day Is Near (Story STREC1660)

When Christmas Day Is Near
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1660 (CD EP, UK, December 10, 2015)

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Produced by Ange Hardy

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, acoustic guitar;
Steve Knightley, vocals [2];
Patsy Reid, viola [2];
Lucas Drinkwater, double bass [2], vocals [2];
Steve Pledger, vocals [2];
Archie Churchill-Moss, diatonic accordion [2]

Tracks

  1. When Christmas Day Is Near (1.59)
  2. William Frend (3.13)
    from Esteesee
  3. Solidarity (0.34)
    “Written the day after the 2015 Paris attacks at the Bataclan, with heavy heart and hopeful soul”

Tracks 1-2 Ange Hardy;
Track 3 trad.

Acknowledgements

Thank you very much to Ange Hardy for sending me a copy of this EP.

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater: Findings

Findings

Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater: Findings (Story STREC1662)

Findings
Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater

Story Records STREC1662 (CD, UK, September 14, 2016)

By the Tides
Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater

Story Records STREC1661 (DL single, UK, February 18, 2016)

Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater: By the Tides (Story STREC1661)
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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Recorded and mixed by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios;
[7] co-recorded with Tom Wright and Sean Lakeman;

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals [1-14], guitar [1, 5, 8, 12-14], harp [3, 7, 9], whistle [1, 3, 6-7, 11];
Lucas Drinkwater, vocals [1, 3-10, 12-14], guitar [1, 3-14]. double bass [1, 3-10, 12-14];
Archie Churchill-Moss, diatonic accordion [1, 4, 6-7, 9-10, 13-14];
Ciaran Algar, fiddle [1, 4, 6-7, 9-10, 13-14];
Evan Carson, percussion [1, 4, 6, 9-10], backing vocals [4];
Steve Pledger, backing vocals [4];
Kathryn Roberts, Nancy Kerr, vocals [7]

Tracks

  1. The Call / Daughters of Watchet / Caturn's Night (5.38)
  2. The Pleading Sister (Little Boy Blue) (Roud 19703) (2.06)
  3. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.47)
  4. Far Away from Land (The Sea) (Roud V4673) (2.38)
  5. By the Tides (5.01)
  6. Grandfathers / Bearded Ted of Raddington (2.43)
  7. True Are the Mothers (4.33)
  8. The Berkshire Tragedy (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (4.10)
  9. The Widow (3.12)
  10. Bonny Lighter-Boy (Roud 843; Laws M22) (2.53)
  11. Invisible Child (3.50)
  12. Daughter Dear Daughter (3.55)
  13. The Parting Lullaby (The Parting Glass) (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (2.28)
  14. Fall Away (Epilogue) (3.09)

All songs except the traditional ones written and arranged by Ange Hardy and Lucas Drinkwater except
Track 4 Ange Hardy, Lucas Drinkwater, Steve Pledger

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: The Quantock Carol

The Quantock Carol

Ange Hardy: The Quantock Carol (Story STREC1669)

The Quantock Carol
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1669 (CD EP, UK, December 5, 2016)

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Produced by Ange Hardy

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Quantock Carol (1.22)
  2. Mary's Robin (1.49)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: Bring Back Home

Bring Back Home

Ange Hardy: Bring Back Home (Story STREC1701)

Bring Back Home
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC1701 (CD, UK, November 2017)

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Produced by Ange Hardy;
Executive producer Rob Swan;
Recorded and mixed by Olly Winters-Owen at Beehive Studios;
Mastered by Don Grossinger

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals, harp, guitar, whistle;
Peter Knight, fiddle, backing vocals;
Lucas Drinkwater, double bass, guitar, backing vocals;
Evan Carson, percussion;
Alex Cumming, accordion;
Jon Dyer, flute, whistle;
Lee Cuff, cello, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Sisters Three (4.05)
  2. Once I Was a Rose (2.26)
  3. Bring Back Home (5.47)
  4. St Decuman (3.05)
  5. The Hunter, the Prey (4.09)
  6. Summer's Day / Little Wilscombe (3.42)
  7. Claudy Banks (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693) (4.09)
  8. Little Benny Sings Well (3.56)
  9. Waters of Tyne (Roud 1364) (4.36)
  10. Husband John (3.00)
  11. A Girl Like Her (2.51)
  12. What May You Do for the JAM? (3.40)
  13. Chase the Devil Down (3.53)
  14. What It Is (3.37)

All songs except written and arranged by Ange Hardy except
Tracks 7, 9 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Ange Hardy: My Christmas EP

My Christmas EP

Ange Hardy: My Christmas EP (Story)

My Christmas EP
Ange Hardy

Story Records STREC17xx (DL EP, UK, December 17, 2017)

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Produced by Ange Hardy

Musicians

Ange Hardy, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Gift of Song (2.25)
  2. The Little Holly Tree (2.22)
  3. The Quantock Carol (1.21)
  4. Mary's Robin (2.28)
  5. When Christmas Day Is Near (1.58)

All tracks written by Ange Hardy