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Joshua Burnell: Into the Green

Joshua Burnell: Into the Green (Misted Valley MVR15a)

Into the Green
Joshua Burnell

Misted Valley Records MVR15a/ MVR15a2ed19 (LP/CD, UK, 1 July 2016)

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Produced by Dan Webster and Joshua Burnell;
Recorded by Den Webster at Paper Plane Studios in 2015 except
Drums and electric bass sessions co-produced and recorded by Nathan Greaves at Middlesbrough College,
Hammond organ recorded at Number 8 Evelyn Crescent, grand piano recorded at The Glover residence;
Mixed by Dan Webster;
Mastered by Jon Astley;
Cover art, inner gatefold art and ‘Into the Green’ lettering by Ted Nasmith;
CD rear artwork by Ruth Lacon;
Photography by Robert Mitchell;
Graphic design by Ruth Emma Fox

Musicians

Joshua Burnell, vocals, acoustic guitars, 12-string guitar, electric guitar, Yamaha grand piano, drums, Hammond T202 organ, glockenspiel, autoharp, Tibetan singing bowl, horrible cymbal noises [10], body percussion [13], Smuggler backing vocals [2];
Nathan Greaves, electric bass [8-14], electric guitar [13];
Ben Burnell, 12-string guitar [7], Smuggler and regular backing vocals [2, 7], mandolin and bouzouki [6];
Angela Gordon, flute [7-9, 11, 14], Irish whistles [12-13], low whistle [14];
Matthew Mefford, double bass [1-4, 6];
Antonio Curiale, fiddle, violoa d'amore;
Frances Sladen, vocals [1];
Liam ‘Yom’ Hardy, cajon [4];
Dan Webster, electric guitat feedback [7], Smuggler backing vocals [2];
Paul Young, melodeon [1], Smuggler backing vocals [2];
Rachel Brown, cellos

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Sing for the Island (5.39)
  2. The Smuggler's Tale (7.03)
  3. The Old Man and the Tree (6.30)
  1. The Winner's Side (2.47)
  2. Fair as the Heather (4.18)
  3. The Search (4.30)
  4. Forest Wanderer (4.23)
Side 3Side 4
  1. Into the Green Part 1: The Enchanted Wood (5.17)
  2. Into the Green Part 2: The Dark Wood (4.04)
  3. Into the Green Part 3: The Deep (4.08)
  1. Into the Green Part 4: The Dwarf (5.12)
  2. Into the Green Part 5: The Misted Valley (6.13)
  3. Into the Green Part 6: The Gremlin King (3.59)
  4. Into the Green Part 7: The Return (3.32)

All tracks written by Joshua Burnell

> Folk Music > Records > Joshua Burnell: Songs from the Seasons

Joshua Burnell: Songs from the Seasons

Joshua Burnell: Songs from the Seasons (Misted Valley MVR18a)

Songs from the Seasons
Joshua Burnell

Misted Valley Records MVR18a (CD, UK, 5 May 2018)

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Produced by Joshua Burnell;
Recorded by Joshua Burnell at Misted Valley Studios, York except drum kit recorded by Nathan Greaves at Teeside University;
Artwork for Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn by Annie Haslam;
Background image: Spring; background image for poster: Autumn;
‘Joshua Burnell’ logo by Ted Nasmith;
Photo by Robert Mitchell

Musicians

Joshua Burnell, vocals [1, 3-4, 6-8, 10-11, 13-14], acoustic guitars [1-8, 10, 12-14], rhythm guitar [9], electric rhythm guitar [11-12], bouzouki [5], accordion [5, 8], autoharp [12], Hammond organ [1-4, 7, 9-12, 14], piano [1-2, 10, 13], mellotron [9, 11-12], low whistle [5], whistle [5, 7, 10], drums [1-3, 5, 9, 11-14], tambourine [1-2], percussion [7];
Nathan Greaves, electric guitar [1-2], lead electric guitar [3, 11-12], bass [3, 10];
Jack Woods, mandolin [1, 9], electric guitar [9];
Matthew Mefford, bass [1, 4], double bass [6-7];
Sarah Loughran, fiddle [2];
Tim Yates, melodeon [2, 12], bass [2, 12];
France Sladen, vocals [3, 13];
Ben Burnell, additional electric guitar [3], electric guitar [4, 13], lead acoustic guitar [7], electric rhythm guitar [10], bass [10, 13];
Rachel Wilson, fiddle [5, 12];
Mark Waters, bass [5, 9, 11, 14];
Polly Bolton, mandolin [6];
Antonio Curiale, fiddle [10];
Cristina Crespo, flute [12];
Rachel Brown, cello [13];
Angela Gordon, low whistle [14]

Tracks

  1. Two Magicians (Roud 1350; Child 44; G/D 2:334) (5.07)
  2. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) tune (3.20)
  3. High Germany (Roud 904; G/D 1:96) (3.09)
  4. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (6.29)
  5. Behind the Haystack: Behind the Haystack / Behind the Bush in the Garden / The Hole in the Hedge tunes (3.41)
  6. Robin Hood and the Pedlar (Roud 333; Child 132) (4.19)
  7. The Snow It Melts the Soonest (Roud 3154) (3.09)
  8. Lord Franklin (Roud 487; Laws K9; G/D 1:16; Henry H815) (2.36)
  9. King of the Fairies tune (3.40)
  10. Mrs McGrath (Roud 678; Henry H131) (3.56)
  11. Reynardine the Werefox (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (6.00)
  12. The Banshee Set: Liisa Pessi / The Banshee / Farewell to Tchernobyl tunes (4.11)
  13. The Nightingale (8.26)
  14. Farewell to Tarwathie (Roud 2562; G/D 1:15) (4.18)

All tracks trad. arr. Joshua Burnell except
track 1 lyrics verses 1-4 trad., all other verses Joshua Burnell;
Track 13 lyrics based on trad. Danish Näktergalen (e.g. on Folk och Rackare, Rackbag), adapted by Joshua Burnell

Acknowledgements

Thank you very much to Joshua Burnell for sending me a copy of this CD and for his kind words and praise of Mainly Norfolk.

> Folk Music > Records > Joshua Burnell: The Road to Horn Fair

Joshua Burnell: The Road to Horn Fair

Joshua Burnell: The Road to Horn Fair (Misted Valley MVR18e)

The Road to Horn Fair
Joshua Burnell

Misted Valley Records MVR18e (CD, UK, 15 February 2019)

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Produced by Joshua Burnell;
Recorded by Nathan Greaves and Joshua Burnell at Misted Valley Studios, York except drum kit, double bass and guitar re-amping sessions recorded by Nathan Greaves at Teeside University;
Mixed and mastered by Ed Simpson;
Photography by Elly Lucas;
Front, back and castle artwork by Randy Asplund

Musicians

Joshua Burnell, vocals, Hammond organ, drums, accordion, acoustic guitar, bouzouki, whistle, glockenspiel;
Frances Sladen, vocals;
Nathan Greaves, electric guitar;
Matthew Mefford, upright and electric bass;
Antonio Curiale, fiddle, viola d'amore, oud

with
Rachel Wilson, fiddle [6];
Ben Burnell, banjo [7]

Tracks

The Road to Horn FairBonus CD: The Snickelway to Horn Fair
  1. Pastime with Good Company (Roud V9345) (1.25)
  2. Berkshire Tragedy (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (4.34)
  3. Cold Haily Windy Night (Roud 135; G/D 4:778) (3.48)
  4. Plane Tree / Tenpenny Bit (3.49)
  5. Ah! Robin, Gentyl Robin (3.35)
  6. The Knight and the Shepherdess (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465) (4.59)
  7. Drowsy Maggie / Rakish Paddy (3.16)
  8. Raggle Taggle Gypsies (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (3.28)
  9. Horn Fair (Roud 2482) (4.11)
  10. Cam Ye O'er Frae France (Roud 5814; G/D 1:120) / The Musical Priest (4.13)
  1. The King (Roud 19109) (1.16)
  2. Willie o' Winsbury (Roud 64; Child 100; G/D 5:999; Henry H221) (4.57)
  3. Skylark & the Oak (5.31)
  4. Midnight Wander (2.53)
  5. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (3.15)
  6. Bruton Town (Roud 18; Laws M32) (3.49)
  7. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (3.29)

All tracks trad. arr. Joshua Burnell except
Track 1 Henry VIII;
Track 4a Gary Chapin;
Track 5 William Cornysh;
Tracks 13-14 Joshua Burnell

> Folk Music > Records > Joshua Burnell: Flowers Where the Horses Sleep

Joshua Burnell: Flowers Where the Horses Sleep

Joshua Burnell: Flowers Where the Horses Sleep (Misted Valley MVR20e)

Flowers Where the Horses Sleep
Joshua Burnell

Misted Valley Records MVR20e (CD, UK, 4 September 2020)

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Produced by Joshua Burnell;
Recorded by Ed Simpson at Moon Glue Studios, Poppleton, by Spencer Cozens at Steinway Recording, Fulbeck,
and by Joshua Burnell at Misted Valley Studios, York, in between September 2019 and February 2020;
Nathan Greaves at Teeside University;
Mixed by Ed Simpson and Joshua Burnell;
Mastered by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound;
Cover art by Hari & Deepti;
Photography and graphic design by Elly Lucas

Musicians

Joshua Burnell, vocals, backing vocals [1-2, 7], acoustic guitars [1-5, 7-9], Steinway grand piano [1-2, 4-7, 9-10], Hammond organ [1-2, 5-6, 9-10], accordion [1-2, 6-7, 10], mellotron [5, 9], synthesisers [1, 4, 9-10], sequencers [1, 9-10], stylophone [9], tambourine and guitar percussion [4], string section programming [2], drums and percussion programming [1-2, 4-6, 9-10]

with guests:
Frances Sladen, lead vocals [2, 4], backing vocals [1-3, 7], whispers [6];
Katriona Gilmore, fiddle [1, 4], mandolin [3, 9], backing vocals [1], additional strings [2];
Paul Young, melodeon [8];
Olvier Whitehouse, electric bass [5];
Tom Mason, electric bass [1-4, 6, 9], upright bass [4, 6-7, 10];
Edward Simpson, gang vocals [3], bass drum and shaker programming [3, 8]

Tracks

  1. Labels (3.23)
  2. Le Fay (4.33)
  3. The Ballad of Mark Jeffrey (4.07)
  4. Invisible Wings (3.29)
  5. Run With Me (5.00)
  6. Let Me Fall Down (3.41)
  7. Outside (2.24)
  8. Joan of the Greenwood (4.16)
  9. Look at Us Now (4.10)
  10. Two Stars (4.43)

All tracks written by Joshua Burnell