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Jason McNiff: April Cruel

Jason McNiff: April Cruel (Fledg'ling FLED 3087)

April Cruel
Jason McNiff

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3087 (CD, UK, 2011)

Produced by Jason McNiff;
Recorded and mixed by Brian O'Shaughnessy at Bark Studio, Walthamstow, London E15;
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering;
Front cover photo by Annabel Vere;
Designed by David Suff

Musicians

Jason McNiff, vocals, acoustic, classic and electric guitar, piano, bass, organ, backing vocals;
Bryony Afferson, vocals [1, 5, 10];
Lizzie O'Connor, mandolin, banjo and vocals [1, 5, 10];
Graham Knight, piano, Hammond organ, bass and vocals [1-5, 7-8, 10];
Francesco Moneti, violin, mandolin [2, 4, 8];
Daniele Contardo, melodeon [4, 8];
Magnus Alanko, drums and percussion [1, 3, 5];
Steve Brookes, drums and percussion [2, 4, 7];
Chris Clarke, double bass [3];
Ange Boxall, vocals [6]

Tracks

  1. Mountain Song (2.34)
  2. Tombola (3.27)
  3. Howling Moon (2.47)
  4. Lovely Lea (3.50)
  5. Students of Love (2.56)
  6. Pilgrim Soul (3.19)
  7. Hometown (2.57)
  8. Kissing in the Wind (3.30)
  9. April Cruel (3.48)
  10. Bus of Tears (5.03)
  11. Seaside Song (4.24)

All tracks written by Jason McNiff except
Track 5 “dawn … like a heart attack” borrowed from He Sang Low by George Inai;
Track 10 Jason McNiff, Bryony Afferson, Graham Knight