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Josienne Clarke: One Light Is Gone

Josienne Clarke: One Light Is Gone (Hatfish HATCD149875)

One Light Is Gone
Josienne Clarke

Hatfish Music HATCD149875 (CD, UK, November 1, 2010)

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Produced and mixed by Ben Lloyd;
Mastered by Tim Turan

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals;
Ben Walker, guitars, mandolins, string arrangements;
Jo Silverston, cello;
Anna Jenkins, violins;
Gez Gerrard, upright bass;
Nigel Powell, drums, percussion;
Matt Nasir, piano

Tracks

  1. The Birds (3.29)
  2. Midnight Moon (2.43)
  3. All My Truth (2.10)
  4. By the Fire (4.02)
  5. On the Ropes (2.35)
  6. One Light Is Gone (2.56)
  7. A Black Night (2.56)
  8. Out to Sea (2.20)
  9. How to Tame a Lion (3.52)
  10. Die Trying (2.14)
  11. Way to the Shore (3.06)
  12. An End (2.37)
  13. Done (3.32)
  14. A Troubled Win (3.03)

All tracks written by Josienne Clarke, arranged by Ben Walker

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: The Seas Are Deep

The Seas Are Deep

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: The Seas Are Deep (WOO1512)

The Seas Are Deep
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

private issue WOO1512 (CD, UK, December 6, 2011)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Ben Walker;
Artwork by Dom Cooper

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, recorders;
Ben Walker, guitars, everything else except cello;
Jo Silverston, cello [2-4, 6]

Tracks

  1. Silver Dagger (Roud 22620; Laws M4) (3.19)
  2. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (3.31)
  3. Lily of the West (Roud 957; Laws P29; Henry H578) (4.13)
  4. My Donal (4.00)
  5. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (3.08)
  6. John Riley (Roud 270; Laws M8; G/D 1:22; Henry H468) (4.22)
  7. The Seas Are Deep (4.14)
  8. Rain and Snow (Roud 3634) (3.04)
  9. Reynardine (Roud 397; Laws P15; G/D 2:333) (3.33)

All tracks trad. except
Track 4 Owen Hand

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Homemade Heartache

Homemade Heartache

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Homemade Heartache (Folk Room FRR002)

Homemade Heartache
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Folk Room Records FRR002 (CD EP, UK, July 21, 2012)

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Recorded and mixed in Ben’s Room;
Mastered by Ian Shepherd;
Design and illustration by Dom Cooper

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, guitar [2, 4];
Ben Walker, guitars, bass, mandolin;
Basia (Barbara) Bartz, violins, accordion

Tracks

  1. Just Travelling (3.35)
  2. Forever and More (2.50)
  3. Homemade Heartache (4.21)
  4. Every Tear Means Change (3.32)

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Fire and Fortune

Fire and Fortune

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Fire and Fortune (Navigator NAVIGATOR082)

Fire and Fortune
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Folk Room Records FRR007 (LP, UK, 2012)
Navigator Records NAVIGATOR082 (CD, UK, July 22, 2013)

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Recorded and mixed by Ben Walker in Ben's Room
except track 4 recorded at Urchin Studios;
Mastered by Ian Shepherd at Mastering Media;
Photography by Ondine Goldswain, Dizzyfinch Studios

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, recorder,saxophone, kitchen floor;
Ben Walker, guitars, fretless bass, keyboards

with
Basia Bartz, violin;
Jo Silverston, cello;
Jim Moray, piano;
John Parker, double bass;
Ivan Mendiola, drums;
Ruari Glasheen, bodhrán

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. After Me (3.36)
  2. The Month of January (Roud 175; Laws P20; G/D 6:1176) (3.55)
  3. The Seasons (Roud 169) (3.42)
  4. Another Perfect Love (2.37)
  5. My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose (Roud 12946) (3.20)
  6. Sycamore Tree (3.04)
  1. Fire and Fortune (3.01)
  2. Green Grow the Laurels (Roud 279; G/D 6:1138; Henry H165ab) (4.05)
  3. Anyone But Me (3.31)
  4. A Pauper and a Poet (3.05)
  5. No Such Certainty (2.34)
  6. When a Knight Won His Spurs (2.05)

Tracks 1, 11 written by Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker, arr. by Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 2 trad. arr. Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker;
Track 3 trad. arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke, additional text adaption by Josienne Clarke;
Track 4, 6, 9-10 written by Josienne Clarke, arr. by Ben Walker;
Track 5, 12 trad. arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 7 written by Josienne Clarke, arr. by Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 8 trad. arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke, additional text Josienne Clarke;

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Midwinter

Midwinter

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Midwinter (private issue JCBW002)

Midwinter
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

private issue JCBW001 (CD, UK, December 1, 2013)
private issue JCBW002 (CD w/ bonus tracks, UK, December 1, 2015)

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Recorded, mixed and mastered by Ben Walker;
Artwork by Dom and Sadie

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, recorder, flute, saxophone;
Ben Walker, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, bass

Tracks

Original CD2015 CD
  1. In the Bleak Midwinter (3.46)
  2. Adam Lay Ybounden (Deo Gracias) (2.59)
  3. O Little Town of Bethlehem (Roud 24752) (3.54)
  4. Away in a Manger (Roud 25304) (2.36)
  5. Once in Royal David's City (2.48)
  6. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Roud 21931) (2.18)
  7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Roud 394) (2.59)
  8. We Three Kings (Roud 24751) (2.58)
  9. Shepherds, Arise! (Roud 1207) (3.15)
  10. Balulalow (Roud 23036) (2.37)
  11. Silent Night (Roud 27088) (4.02)
  12. The Twelve Days of Christmas (Roud 68; G/D 3:637) (3.49)
  1. River (4.02)
  2. See Amid the Winter's Snow (Roud 27069) (3.36)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 Christina Rossetti, Gustav Holst;
Track 2 based on the setting by Boris Ord;
Track 3 Phillips Brook;
Track 6 based on the setting by John Gardner;
Track 10 based on the setting by Benjamin Britten;
Track 11 Franz-Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr;
Track 13 Joni Mitchell;
Track 14 based on the setting by John Goss

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour

Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour (Folk Room FRR1401)

Nothing Can Bring Back the Hour
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Folk Room Records FRR 1401 (CD, UK, October 1, 2014)

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Produced by Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker;
Recorded in Ben's Room and at Crypt Studios;
Engineered and mixed by Ben Walker;
Mastered by Ian Shepherd;
Photography by Ondine Goldswain;
Designe and layout by Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, saxophone, flute, tenor and descant recorders;
Ben Walker, guitars, mandolin, banjo, keyboards and programming;
Jim Moray, piano;
Ruairi Glasheen, percussion;
John Parker, double bass;
Sam Brookes, vocals [2];
Samantha Whates, backing vocals [3, 5, 11];
Pete Truin, Jamie Doe, backing vocals [12];
Anna Jenkins, violin, viola;
Basia Bartz, Jessie Moncreiff, Maya Lucia Amin-Smith, violins;
Charlie Stock, viola;
Jo Silverston, Hannah Marshall, cellos;
Nick Malcolm, trumpet;
Jim Rattigan, French horn;
Amy Turner, oboe;
Ivan Mendiola, drums [8]

Tracks

  1. Silverline (3.49)
  2. A Simple Refrain (2.02)
  3. It Would Not Be a Rose (3.22)
  4. I Wonder What's Keeping My True Love Tonight (Roud 858; G/D 1:52, 6:1139) (4.20)
  5. The Tangled Tree (4.37)
  6. I Never Learned French (2.30)
  7. Moving Speeches (2.56)
  8. Mainland (4.13)
  9. The Queen of Hearts (Roud 3195) (2.53)
  10. Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (3.14)
  11. Now You Know (3.45)
  12. Earth and Ash and Dust (2.46)
  13. Water to Wine (2.26)

Songs by Josienne Clarke, orchestration and arrangement by Ben Walker except
Tracks 4, 9-10 trad.

Video

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker perform The Banks of the Sweet Primroses (Roud 586; G/D 8:1841) at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards on April 22, 2015:

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Through the Clouds

Through the Clouds

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Through the Clouds (Rough Trade RTRADDS794)

Through the Clouds
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Rough Trade Records RTRADST794 / RTRADDS794 (10" EP / CD EP, UK, March 4, 2016)

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This EP has re-recordings of four previously released songs to memorize the label change to Rough Trade Records.

Produced, engineered and mixed by Ben Walker;
Track 3 originally mastered by Ian Shepheard;
All other and additional mastering by Mike Hillier;
Mastered for vinyl by Fluid

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, saxophone, flute, tenor and descant recorders;
Ben Walker, guitars, mandolin, banjo, keyboards and programming

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Silverline (3.31)
  2. Hares on the Mountain (Roud 329) (3.35)
  1. The Tangled Tree (4.37)
  2. Done (3.33)

Songs by Josienne Clarke, orchestration and arrangement by Ben Walker except
Track 2 trad. arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Overnight

Overnight

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Overnight (Rough Trade RTRADCD798)

Overnight
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Rough Trade Records RTRADLP798/RTRADCD798 (LP/CD, UK, October 14, 2016)

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Produced by Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker;
String arrangements and additional orchestration by Ben Walker;
Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales, March 7-13, 2016;
Engineered by Ben Walker and Tim Lewis;
Additional recording by Ben Walker at Ben's Room;
Mixed by Ben Walker;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering;
Inside sleeve photo by Jenna Foxton;
Additional source photography by Louise Curtis;
Design by Philip Laslett

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, recorders, saxophone;
Ben Walker, acoustic and electric guitars, synthesisers, programming, glockenspiel;
John Parker, double bass;
Kit Downes, piano, Rhodes, Hammond organ;
James Maddren, drums, percussion;
Anna Jenkins, viola;
Samantha Whates, additional vocals [1, 7, 10];
Jim Rattigan, French horn;
Paul Mosley, euphonium;
Heather Ryall, bass clarinet

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Nine Times Along (3.30)
  2. Something Familiar (2.25)
  3. Sweet the Sorrow (3.07)
  4. Dawn of the Dark (3.27)
  5. Dark Turn of Mind (4.22)
  6. Weep You No More Sad Fountains (3.34)
  1. The Light of His Lamp (3.59)
  2. Sleep (2.32)
  3. Milk and Honey (4.21)
  4. The Waning Crescent (3.36)
  5. Overnight (2.54)
  6. Light of Day (3.52)

All songs by Josienne Clarke, orchestration and arrangement by Ben Walker except
Tracks 4, 12 Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker;
Track 5 Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 6 John Dowland arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 8 Ivor Gurney arr. Ben Walker, Josienne Clarke;
Track 9 Jackson C. Frank arr. Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Kit Downes: Such a Sky

Josienne Clarke & Kit Downes: Such a Sky

Josienne Clarke & Kit Downes: Such a Sky ()

Such a Sky
Josienne Clarke & Kit Downes

(CD EP, UK, June 5, 2017)

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Recorded and mixed by Alex Killpartrick;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering;
Design by Philip Laslett

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals;
Kit Downes, piano, harmonium, organ

Tracks

  1. Out of View (5.19)
  2. Beyond the Green (4.18)
  3. Who Will Buy (3.41)
  4. Do Not Delay (2.57)
  5. Undo (2.05)

> Folk Music > Records > PicaPica: Spring & Shade

PicaPica: Spring & Shade

PicaPica: Spring & Shade (Rough Trade RTRADCD875)

Spring & Shade
PicaPica

Rough Trade Records RTRADCD875 (CD EP, UK, December 8, 2017)
Rough Trade Records RTRADST875 (10" LP, UK, March 16, 2018)

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Produced by Sonny Johns;
Recorded at St Margaret's House Chapel, Bethnal Green;
Mixed at The Nave, Leeds, by Sonny Johns;
Mastered by Tom Leader;
Illustration by Dylan White;
Design by Dylan White and Michael Speed

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, Samantha Whates, vocals;
Adam Beattie, guitars;
Sonny Johns, double bass

Tracks

  1. Spring & Shade / Light of the Day (2.16)
  2. Morning / Dawning (3.04)
  3. Way Back Up / Last Leaves (2.54)
  4. Small Time / Secret (4.01)
  5. Little April Shower / April Come She Will (5.03)

All tracks written by Josienne Clarke and Samantha Whates except
Track 5a Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey;
Track 5b Paul Simon

Video

PicaPica perform Small Time / Secret at The Green Note in August 2017:

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Seedlings All

Seedlings All

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Seedlings All (Rough Trade RTRADCD898)

Seedlings All
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Rough Trade Records RTRADCD898 (CD, UK, March 23, 2018)

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Produced by Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker;
String arrangements, additional arrangements and programming by Ben Walker;
Recorded by Andy Hughes at Eastcote Studios;
Additional recording by Ben Walker at Ben's Room;
Mixed by Ben Walker;
Track 7 mixed by Sonny Johns;
Mastered by Nick Watson at Fluid Mastering;
Design by Philip Lasletl

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, saxophone, clarinet, flute, tenor recorder;
Ben Walker, acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, ukulele, drum machine, Moog;
Kit Downes, piano, harmonium;
Ruth Goller, double bass, electric bass;
James Maddren, drums;
Samantha Whates, backing vocals;
Anna Jenkins, Emily Hall, violin, viola;
Basis Bartz, violin;
Jo Silverston, Maya McCourt, Amy Squirrel, cello;
Andy Cutting, melodeon

Tracks

  1. Chicago (4.40)
  2. Bells Ring (4.02)
  3. Seedlings All (3.35)
  4. Maybe I Won't (2.27)
  5. Tender Heart (4.14)
  6. All Is Myth (3.12)
  7. Ghost Light (3.57)
  8. Sad Day (3.01)
  9. Things of No Use (3.17)
  10. Bathed in Light (4.01)
  11. Only Me Only (2.53)

All tracks written by Josienne Clarke except
Tracks 8-9 Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker

Video

Official video of Chicago:

> Folk Music > Records > Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Lastnight

Lastnight

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Lastnight (Rough Trade)

Lastnight
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Rough Trade Records no number (CD EP, UK, March 23, 2018)

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This EP of outtakes from the Overnight recording sessions was added as a bonus CD to early orders of the Seedlings All album.

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, recorders, saxophone;
Ben Walker, acoustic and electric guitars, synthesisers, programming, glockenspiel

Tracks

  1. When to Then (2.13)
  2. Milk and Honey (3.16)
  3. For All We Know (3.04)

Track 1 Josienne Clarke, Ben Walker;
Track 2 Jackson C. Frank;
Track 3 J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis

> Folk Music > Records > Ben Walker: The Fox on the Downs

Ben Walker: The Fox on the Downs

Ben Walker: The Fox on the Downs (Folk Room FRR1801)

The Fox on the Downs
Ben Walker

Folk Room Records FRR1801 (CD EP, UK, September 14, 2018)

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Recorded by Ben Walker;
Mastered by Mike Hillier

Musicians

Ben Walker, guitars

Tracks

  1. A Trip to Nettlebed (3.37)
  2. Lachrimae Pavan (4.12)
  3. A Day at the Races / The Fox on the Downs (3.01)
  4. The Cross Kings / The Pepperpot (2.53)

Track 1 trad. arr. Ben Walker;
Track 2 John Dowland arr. Ben Walker;
Tracks 3-4 Ben Walker

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Other records with Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

David Rotheray, Answer Ballads, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR086, 2013

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK15, 2014

Various Artists, Songs for the Voiceless, CD, Haystack HAYCD006, 2014

Jackie Oates, The Spyglass & the Herringbone, CD, ECC ECC015, 2015 (co-produced by Ben Walker)

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK16, 2015

Various Artists, fRoots 53, free download album w/ fRoots magazine 382, 2015

Various Artists, Dog Days, Devil Fish & Darkest England: Songs & Tunes from 25 years of the Leigh Folk Festival, CD, Thames Delta MUD009, 2017