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Kim Richards: Leaves That Fly

Kim Richards: Leaves That Fly (Kim Richards KR01CD)

Leaves That Fly
Kim Richards

Kim Richards KR01CD (CD, UK, 18 December 2018)

Produced by Mike Vass and Kim Richards;
Recorded mostly at the East Wing in Ullapool, some time at Kim's brother's flat and GloWorm Recording studios, both in Glasgow;
Mixed and mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Photography by Somhairle MacDonald;
Original artwork and design by Kim Richards


Kim Richards: lead and backing vocals, keyboards, whistles and ukulele [9];
Mike Vass: guitars, fiddle, mandolin, ukulele, programming, backing vocals [4, 9-11], field recordings;
James Lindsay: double bass, electric bass;
Mairearad Green: accordion, backing vocals;
Signy Jakobsdottir: percussion [1-2, 4-11];
Bryan Richards: backing vocals [5, 9-10];
Rowan Strachan, Euan Tracey, Nuala MacDonald, Lisa MacDonald and Arch Inn Session Crew (10 September 2017): backing vocals [9]


  1. First Love Becomes a Lad's Hate (3.48)
  2. Say We (4.14)
  3. The Mermaid (4.30)
  4. Ballade of Autumn (4.31)
  5. Nothing to Show For it All (3.22)
  6. Shore (0.39)
  7. Shallow Brown (Roud 2621) (2.28)
  8. When the Leaves Grow (5.48)
  9. Passing Tide (4.08)
  10. Walk the Road (5.07)
  11. Footprints in the Snow (5.52)

Tracks 1, 3, 9 music Kim Richards, lyrics Kim Richards, Mike Vass;
Tracks 2, 8, 10-11 Kim Richards;
Track 4 music Kim Richards, lyrics Andrew Lang (1844-1912);
Track 5 Kieran Halpin;
Track 7 trad.