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Des Horsfall's Kuschty Rye: The Good Gentleman's Tonic

Des Horsfall's Kuschty Rye: The Good Gentleman's Tonic (Silvertop SRCD03)

The Good Gentleman's Tonic
Des Horsfall's Kuschty Rye

Valve Analogue Records VAL CD 001 (CD, UK, 2011)

Produced and engineered by Andy Bell;
Basic tracks recorded to tape at Valve Studios Yorkshire;
Overdubs recorded at Equator Studios London, kSongs South Yorkshire, Hedge of Sound Nether Bagwash Warwickshire, Dining Room Studios Chesterfield, Valve Studios, and over at Dillon's;
Mastered by Andy Bell;
Executive producer Graham Haigh;
Bookler front cover and pocket photography by Justin Windle

Musicians

Des Horsfall, lead vocals, backing/harmony vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica, percussion;
Andy McKerlie, drums, bass, acoustic and electric guitars, acoustic and electric pianos, accordion, banjo, backing/harmony vocals;
Katriona Gilmore, violin, mandolin, backing/harmony vocals

with
Charlie Hart, violin [1, 3, 7], accordion [3-4];
Steve Simpson, violine [3, 7], mandolin [1, 10];
Benny Gallagher, harmony vocals [2], harmonica [2];
Ian Alveston, dobro vocals [2], electric guitar [7];
PJ Wright, dobro vocals [1], pedal steel;
Hannah James, accordion

Tracks

  1. Careless Love (3.54)
  2. Hard Woman (4.04)
  3. Chunggadiddly (3.45)
  4. Nothing New (3.32)
  5. Little Girl (3.43)
  6. Something's Wrong (4.49)
  7. Long Long Time (3.50)
  8. Random Acts of Kindness (2.37)
  9. Chunggadiddlydumdee (5.11)
  10. No-one Talks (4.05)
  11. Unwinese Mix (The Quest for the Key to the Tune of Life Itself) including The Poacher (4.23)

All songs written by Des Horsfall except
Track 1 trad.;
Track 3 Charlie Hart, Des Horsfall, Steve Simpson;
Track 8 Turner, PJ Wright;
Track 11 Ronnie Lane