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Mouse: Helicopter Trees

Mouse: Helicopter Trees (Sycamore SYCD01)

Helicopter Trees
Mouse

Sycamore Records SYCD01 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Recorded live by Jez Coode

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar;
Nick Marshall, guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. No Nothing
  2. Helicopter Trees
  3. Woman
  4. He Moved Through the Fair
  5. Snow
  6. What Do You Want
  7. Round and Round
  8. As Only a Woman Knows
  9. Beautiful Time
  10. Summer's in My Hair

All tracks written by Mouse except
Track 4 trad.;
Track 7 Sophie Tilston, Hannah Yelland

> Folk Music > Records > Mouse: Tales

Mouse: Tales

Mouse: Tales (Sycamore SYCD02)

Tales
Mouse

Sycamore Records SYCD02 (CD, UK, 2002)

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Available for digital download at Pondlife Studios.

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar;
Nick Marshall, guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. Big Green (3.41)
  2. Tiniest Kiss (4.41)
  3. By the Lake (4.28)
  4. Breathe Again (5.43)
  5. February (3.13)
  6. Only to Land (6.14)
  7. Love Has Come to Get Me (2.59)
  8. All I Ever Wanted (4.50)
  9. Helicopter Trees (4.55)
  10. Candy Boy (4.29)
  11. Zennor Hill (4.34)
  12. How Long Will You Stick Around? (4.53)
  13. Bring Him Home (10.48)

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Rolling

Rolling

Martha Tilston: Rolling (Pondlife)

Rolling
Martha Tilston

Pondlife Studios (digital download, UK, 2003)

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Available for digital download at Pondlife Studios.

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar

Tracks

  1. Rolling (4.31)
  2. Sublime (1.40)
  3. Night Rambling (5.31)
  4. Golden (4.22)
  5. Glastonbury Hum (1.00)
  6. Symmetry (2.29)
  7. Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (4.13)
  8. Lily of the West (Roud 957; Laws P29; Henry H578) (5.09)
  9. Wave Machine (6.38)
  10. Bonny Boy (6.12)

Tracks 1-6, 9-10 Martha Tilston;
Tracks 7-8 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Bimbling

Bimbling

Martha Tilston: Bimbling (Squiggly SQRCD01)

Bimbling
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD01 (CD, UK, February 7, 2005)

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Produced by Matt Tweed, Mike Greenway and Martha Tilston;
Recorded at Blackbird (Mark Hellewell's) in association with Sounds Collective and at Mike Greenway's;
Cover design by Sophie Tilston;
Paintings by Martha Tilston;
Photograph by Dominic Search

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar, piano;
Matt Tweed, bass guitar, bouzouki, percussion, electric guitar, vocals;
Luke Parker, guitar [5], percussion, vocals [here and there];
Beth Perry, cello, flute;
Matt Kelly, violin;
Steve James, vocals [1];
Hannah Roberts, harmony vocals [3, 7, 9];
Greg Seeger, percussion [3, 6];
Phil Dale, bassoon [4];
James Miller, trumpet [9];
Mark Fisher, percussion [here and there]

Tracks

  1. Space (5.56)
  2. Red (4.56)
  3. Firefly (3.23)
  4. Seagull (3.36)
  5. Brighton Song (5.00)
  6. Tribal Kidz (3.53)
  7. Mary and the Prince (4.31)
  8. Monkey Boy (1.49)
  9. Over to Ireland (5.15)
  10. Cycles (4.17)
  11. The Numbness (6.46)
  12. Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (0.20)
  13. Fire Wood (22.49)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston except
Track 12 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston and the Woods: Ropeswing

Ropeswing

Martha Tilston and the Woods: Ropeswing (Squiggly SQRCD02)

Ropeswing
Martha Tilston and the Woods

Squiggly Records SQRCD02 (digital download, UK, 2006)

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Recorded at Pondlife Studios;
Produced by Matt Tweed;
Available for digital download at Pondlife Studios.

Musicians

Martha Tilston, Matt Tweed, Tim Cotterell, Luke Parker, Beth Perry, Matt Kelly, Mark Fisher, Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, Kate Ferris, Paul Rawson

Tracks

  1. Frizzby (5.02)
  2. Artificial (4.38)
  3. Falcon (3.51)
  4. A Surfer Courted Me (3.26)
  5. Kinvarna (5.18)
  6. Corporations (4.38)
  7. Up in the Tower (4.11)
  8. Simple (2.15)
  9. Cobwebs (2.12)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston except
Tracks 1, 7 Martha Tilston, Luke Parker

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Of Milkmaids & Architects

Of Milkmaids & Architects

Martha Tilston: Of Milkmaids & Architects (Squiggly SQRCD03)

Of Milkmaids & Architects
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD03 (CD, UK, November 6, 2006)

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Produced by Martha Tilston, Robin Tyndale-Biscoe and Matt Tweed;
Recorded and mixed mostly by Robin Tyndale-Biscoe except
[1, 5] recorded by Mike Hockenhull, [2] recorded by Matt Tweed;
Mastering, additional mixing and general spraying of gold by Matt Tweed;
Artwork design by Martha Tilston and Robin Tyndale-Biscoe

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar, piano;
Tim Cotterell, violin, mandolin, banjo;
Matt Tweed, bass, bouzouki, 12 string guitar and other bits;
Beth Perry, cello, vocals;
Matt Kelly, violin;
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, percussion, oboe and other bits;
Mark Fisher, percussion;
Cate Ferris, vocals;
Luke Parker, 2nd guitar [7]

Special guests:
Maggie Boyle, flute, vocals;
Jon Thorne, double bass;
Molly Tilston, 3rd voice [11b]

Tracks

  1. Winter Flowers (4.27)
  2. Artificial (4.38)
  3. Polly Vaughan (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114) (3.09)
  4. Music of the Moon (4.02)
  5. Milkmaid (4.17)
  6. The Architect (5.27)
  7. Good World (5.16)
  8. Songs That Make Sophie Fizz (4.14)
  9. Silver Dagger (Roud 22621; Laws M4) (3.09)
  10. The Tulip Effect (4.46)
  11. Scientist (9.18)
    incl. hidden bonus track I Wish, I Wish (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683)

All songs written by Martha Tilston except
Tracks 3, 9, 11b trad.;
Track 6 Martha Tilston, Robin Tyndale-Biscoe

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Lucy & the Wolves

Lucy & the Wolves

Martha Tilston: Lucy & the Wolves (Squiggly SQRCD05)

Lucy & the Wolves
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD05 (CD, UK, April 26, 2010)

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Produced by Martha Tilston, Matt Tweed, Robin Tyndale-Biscoe with Tim Cotterell;

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals [1-11], piano [1], guitar [2-3, 5, 7-8, 10];
Steve James, vocals [1], piano [7];
Tim Cotterell, viola [1], mandolin [7];
Matt Kelly, violin [1], bouzouki [2, 7], guitar [3-4, 5], second guitar [10], electric 12 string [6], fretless bass [6], percussion [6], bells [6], 12 string [8, 10];
Jon Thorne, double bass [2, 4, 7-8];
St Dunstans Glastonbury, crackling fire [4];
Beth Perry, cello [5];
Maggie Boyle, flute [5], vocals [5];
Chris Doney, banjo [5];
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, percussion [5, 7, 11], congas [11], zabumba [11];
Will Rumfitt, trombone [7-8];
Luke Parker, second guitar [7];
crows, crowing [9]

Tracks

  1. The Cape (4.42)
  2. Rockpools (4.38)
  3. Lucy (4.03)
  4. Who Turns (5.06)
  5. Wild Swimming (3.40)
  6. 350 Bells (3.13)
  7. My Chair (4.15)
  8. Seabirds (3.49)
  9. Searching for Lambs (Roud 576; Henry H548) (2.34)
  10. Old Tom Cat (5.42)
  11. Wave Machine (6.59)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston except
Track 6 Martha Tilston, Matt Tweed;
Track 9 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Real: Live at the Union Chapel

Real: Live at the Union Chapel

Martha Tilston: Real: Live at the Union Chapel (Squiggly SQRCD06)

Real
Live at the Union Chapel
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD06 (CD, UK, December 13, 2010)

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Recorded and mixed by Robin Tyndale-Biscoe;
Mastered by Matt Tweed;
Live Sound by Simon Holland;
Artwork by Martha Tilston and Robin Tyndale-Biscoe;
Painting by Martha Tilston, based on a photo by Jack Ladenburg

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar, piano;
Tim Cotterell, mandolin, fiddle, banjo;
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, zabumba, rebollo, pot, percussion;
Cate Ferris, vocals;
Beth Perry, cello, vocals;
Mark Fisher, cajon percussion;
Matt Tweed (busy having fun in NZ), overlaid bass [3], bouzouki [1, 5]

Tracks

  1. Red (4.31)
  2. Duvet (3.53)
  3. Space (6.21)
  4. Winter Flowers (5.55)
  5. Artificial (5.15)
  6. Seagull (5.16)
  7. Who Are You (4.45)
  8. Golden (4.41)
  9. Corporations (4.26)
  10. Good World (7.10)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Machines of Love and Grace

Machines of Love and Grace

Martha Tilston: Machines of Love and Grace (Squiggly SQRCD07)

Machines of Love and Grace
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD07 (CD, UK, October 22, 2012)

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Produced by Matt Tweed, Martha Tilston and Robin Tyndale-Biscoe;
Recorded at various homes, sheds and Troubadour Studios, Falmouth;
Mastered by Matt Tweed;
Paintings by Martha Tilston;
Design by Robin Tyndale-Biscoe and Martha Tilston

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, guitar;
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, percussion [1-3, 5-6], congas [10], keyboards [1, 6], oboe [3], guitar [11], fx [11];
Sophie Tilston, backing vocals [1];
Matt Tweed, bass [1, 5-6, 8], bouzouki [2], electric guitar [4, 7, 11], electric 12 string [5], percussion [8], fx [8];
Tim Cotterell, violin [1, 3, 6];
Darren Phillips, mandolin [1];
Nick Marshall, lead guitar [2-3, 8-10], ebow [3];
Matt Kelly, violin [2, 8], kitchen utensils [3], glock [3], ebow [9], guitar [9], autoharp [10];
Steve James, piano [4], backing vocals [4];
Cate Ferris, backing vocals [6, 9];
Jon Thorne, double bass [7];
Beth Perry, cello [8, 11];
Carrie Tree, backing vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. Stags Bellow (3.49)
  2. Silent Women (3.46)
  3. Survival Guide (5.58)
  4. Blue Eyes (3.51)
  5. Wall Street (2.36)
  6. More (4.17)
  7. Staircase (4.47)
  8. Suburbia (6.28)
  9. Shiny Gold Car (5.02)
  10. Butterflies (6.22)
  11. Let Them Glow (19.34)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston except
Track 11 Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, Martha Tilston;
Intro to track 3 Matt Kelly, Martha Tilston

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> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: The Sea

The Sea

Martha Tilston: The Sea (Squiggly SQRCD08)

The Sea
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD08 (CD, UK, October 5, 2014)

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Produced by Matt Tweed, Martha Tilston and Nick Marshall except [3] produced by Matt Kelly, Matt Tweed and Martha Tilston;
Mastered by Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, Light Vessel Mastering;
Recorded predominantly in a cottage at Prussia Cove, Troubadour Studios in Falmouth, Martha Tilston's house, Sandy & Jo's, and Tremough Campus Falmouth University Performance Centre;
Photos by David Angel;
Ship picture by Naomi Lyons;
Artwork and design by Robin Tyndale-Biscoe and Martha Tilston

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals [1-9], guitar [1, 9], piano [5];
Nathan Ball, vocals [7], guitar [7];
Maggie Boyle, vocals [1], flute [1-2, 9a];
Tim Cotterell, violin [1-2, 8], banjo [6, 9b];
Steve James, vocals [9a];
Matt Kelly, violin [3];
Nick Marshall, guitar [1-2, 5-6, 8-9], electric guitar [4];
Beth Perry, vocals [3], cello [3, 9a];
John Thorne, double bass [2];
Joe Tilston, vocals [4], guitar [4];
Sophie Tilston, vocals [9b];
Steve Tilston, vocals [6];
Matt Tweed, bouzouki [1, 6, 8-9], bass [4, 9a];
Robin Tyndale-Biscoe, percussion [1];
Kevin Whately, vocals [2];
Frank Whately, vocals [8]

Tracks

  1. Lovely on the Water (Roud 1539) (5.11)
  2. The Lowlands of Holland (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180) (3.53)
  3. Shipwreckers (4.07)
  4. Shallow Brown (Roud 2621) (3.55)
  5. Blackwater Side (Roud 6319) (4.01)
  6. The Fisher Lad of Whitby (Roud V35024) (5.18)
  7. The House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (4.21)
  8. The Waters of Tyne (Roud 1364) (2.23)
  9. Mermaid of Zennor / Whitby Bay (slight reprise) (9.16)

Tracks 1-2 trad. arr. Martha Tilston;
Track 3 Martha Tilston, Matt Kelly, chorus from A Smuggler's Song by Rudyard Kipling;
Track 4 trad. arr. Joe Tilston, Martha Tilston, Jonny Lamb;
Tracks 5, 8 trad. arr. Nick Marshall, Martha Tilston;
Track 6 trad., tune Steve Tilston arr. Steve Tilston, Martha Tilston;
Track 7 trad. arr. Nathan Ball, Martha Tilston;
Track 9a Martha Tilston arr. Martha Tilston, Matt Tweed, Nick Marshall;
Track 9b trad. arr. Martha Tilston, Nick Marshall, Matt Tweed, Sophie Tilston

> Folk Music > Records > Martha Tilston: Nomad

Nomad

Martha Tilston: Nomad (Squiggly SQRCD09)

Nomad
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRCD09 (CD, UK, May 12, 2017)
Squiggly Records SQRLP09 (LP, UK, May 26, 2017)

Nomad Blood / Little Arrow
Martha Tilston

Squiggly Records SQRDLS09 (DL single, UK, March 15, 2017)

Martha Tilston: Nomad Blood (Squiggly SQRDLS09)
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Produced by Matt Tweed with Martha Tilston;
Recorded and mixed at Lemonade Factory Studios, Falmouth;
mystery secret Cornish cottage, Troubadour Studios and The Old Studio, Camp;
Mastered by Robin Tynsdale-Biscoe at Light Vessel Mastering

Musicians

Martha Tilston, vocals, harmony vocals [9], guitar [2-5, 7-8, 10], finger pops [6], piano [];
Tim Cotterell, mandolin [1, 3], violin [2, 7], banjo [5];
Nick Marshall, electric guitar [1-4, 7, 9], slide guitar [5], percussion [9];
Robin Tyndae-Biscoe, percussion [1, 8], drum kit [1, 3],
Johnny Lamb, drum kit [3],
Matt Kelly, violin [2, 4];
Matt Tweed, bass [2-9], bouzouki [3], 12-string guitar [3, 9], Appalachian dulcimer [5], electric guitar [6, 10], melodica [6], slide bouzouki [8];
Camilo Tirado, drums [4], percussion [4, 7];
Cate Ferris, harmony vocals [4];
Luke Parker, guitar [6]

Tracks

CD Tracks

  1. Nomad Blood (4.25)
  2. Green Moon (3.29)
  3. Little Arrow (4.20)
  4. Stories (3.13)
  5. Ribbons for John (5.40)
  6. Taxi Light (4.11)
  7. Fish Tank (5.54)
  8. Climbing Gates (5.32)
  9. Scribbled Fever (2.54)
  10. Blue Pearl (4.45)

All tracks written by Martha Tilston except
Track 6 Martha Tilston, Luke Parker;
Track 9 Martha Tilston, Nick Marshall, Matt Tweed

LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Nomad Blood (4.25)
  2. Green Moon (3.29)
  3. Little Arrow (4.20)
  4. Stories (3.13)
  1. Ribbons for John (5.40)
  2. Fish Tank (5.54)
  3. Scribbled Fever (2.54)
  4. Blue Pearl (4.45)

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