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Maz O'Connor: On Leaves or on Sand

Maz O'Connor: On Leaves or on Sand (Haystack HAYCD003)

On Leaves or on Sand
Maz O'Connor

Haystack Records HAYCD003 (EP, UK, 2011)

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Recorded at HW Recordings, StackStudio, and on location in Cambridge and Ulverston;
Engineered by Pete Ord and Harry Whitter;
Produced and mixed by Pete Ord;
Mastered by Clipstore Ltd, Leeds;
Artwork and design by Bryony Crane

Musicians

Maz O'Connor, vocals, shruti box [2, 4];
Matthew Jones, guitar;
Dan Rogers, double bass;
Jim Molyneux, drum kit [1], glockenspiel [1], vibraphone [2], bodhrán [4], percussion [4];
Joe O'Connor, melodeon [1];
Emma Gostling, Kath Ord, violin [3];
Siân Norman, viola [3];
Danny Jones, cello [3]

Tracks

  1. From the Morning (3.16)
  2. Fairy Song (4.14)
  3. Some Tyrant (Roud 587) (3.40)
  4. Caw the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (5.41)

Track 1 Nick Drake;
Tracks 2-3 trad.;
Track 4 Robert Burns, trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: Upon a Stranger Shore

Maz O'Connor: Upon a Stranger Shore

Maz O'Connor: Upon a Stranger Shore (Demon Barber Sound DBS005)

Upon a Stranger Shore
Maz O'Connor

Demon Barber Sound DBS005 (CD, UK, 2 July 2012)

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Produced, engineered and mixed by Andy Bell in January–February 2012;
Mastered by Nim;
Graphic design by Tiny Tailor at Design By If;
Illustration by Jessica Allan;
Photo by David Futers

Musicians

Maz O'Connor, vocals, shruti box, guitar [5];
Matthew Jones, guitar, double bass;
Joe O'Connor, melodeon;
Nicola Lyons, fiddle [1, 3, 6, 9-10];
Jim Molyneux, percussion, backing vocals [1, 4-7, 10];
Sam Sweeney, cello [5, 9], fiddle [11]

Tracks

  1. South Australia (Roud 325) (3.49)
  2. Red, Red Rose (Roud 308; G/D 5:946; Henry H711) (3.09)
  3. Hard Ain't It Hard (4.47)
  4. Rambling Free (4.19)
  5. Stormalong (Roud 216) (4.53)
  6. Leaving of Liverpool (Roud 9435) (3.33)
  7. Songs of Old (5.08)
  8. Constant Lovers (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (4.49)
  9. Whitley Bay (4.23)
  10. Black and Blue (4.32)
  11. Caw the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (5.07)

Tracks 1, 6, 8 trad.;
Tracks 2, 5 trad., Maz O'Connor;
Track 3 trad., Woody Guthrie;
Tracks 4, 7, 9-10 Maz O'Connor;
Track 11 Robert Burns, trad.

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: This Willowed Light

Maz O'Connor: This Willowed Light

Maz O'Connor: This Willowed Light (Wild Sound WLDSND051)

This Willowed Light
Maz O'Connor

Wild Sound Recordings WLDSND051 (CD, UK, 7 July 2014)

London Lights
Maz O'Connor

Wild Sound Recordings (promo/DL single, UK, 27 October 2014)

Maz O'Connor: London Lights (Wild Sound)
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Produced by Jim Moray;
Recorded by Jim Moray at FLW Studio in Bristol between July and October 2013;
Mastered by Nim;
Photography and artwork by Elly Lucas

A Winter's Blues recorded and mixed by Phil Bulleyment at Edwin Street Recording Studio.

Musicians

Maz O'Connor, vocals, guitar, harmonium, banjo [11];
Beth Porter, cello;
Rowan Rheingans, fiddle, banjo, bansitar, vocals;
Matt Jones, guitar [2, 5], mandolin [10];
Matt Downer, bass;
Nick Malcolm, trumpet;
Jim Moray, drums, Rhodes, Hammond organ, guitar [11], mandolin [11]

Tracks

This Willowed LightLondon Lighta
  1. Awake Awake (Roud 22620; Laws M4) (3.48)
  2. The Mississippi Woman (4.50)
  3. Derby Day (4.14)
  4. London Lights (Roud 18815) (3.14)
  5. Bold Undaunted Youth (3.19)
  6. Softly Softly (2.08)
  7. Bird Song (Roud 747) (4.08)
  8. Barcelona (3.52)
  9. The Singing of the Ocean (3.07)
  10. The Grey Selkie (Roud 197; Child 113) (5.09)
  11. Nightcap (3.08)
  1. London Lights (Roud 18815) (3.14)
  2. Nightcap (3.08)

plus a new bonus track:

  1. A Winter's Blues (3.55)

All tracks written by Maz O'Connor except
Tracks 1, 10 words trad., music Maz O'Connor;
Track 4 trad.;
Tracks 7 words trad., music Jack Harris

Video

Awake Awake video animated by Marry Waterson:

The Mississippi Woman:

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: The Longing Kind

Maz O'Connor: The Longing Kind

Maz O'Connor: The Longing Kind (Restless Head RHCD 101)

The Longing Kind
Maz O'Connor

Restless Head RHCD 101 (CD, UK, 26 February 2016)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by Jim Moray at FLW Studio, Bristol;
Mastered by Ian Shepheard;
Photography and artwork by Chris Kreinczes

Musicians

Maz O'Connor, vocals, guitar, tenor guitar, piano, harmonium;
Bethy Porter, cello;
Matt Downer, double bass;
Nick Malcolm, trumpet;
Chris Hillman, pedal steel;
Suzi Gage, harmony vocals;
Jim Moray, harmony vocals, drums and percussion, electric guitars, synthesisers, Hammond organ, mandolin, harmonium, banjo

Tracks

  1. Intro (0.38)
  2. The Longing Kind (2.52)
  3. A Winter's Blues (3.57)
  4. Crook of His Arm (3.21)
  5. Mother Make My Bed (3.55)
  6. The Greenwood Side (4.35)
  7. Emma (3.59)
  8. Jane Grey (4.11)
  9. Billy Waters (4.25)
  10. Coming Back Around (2.49)
  11. A Quiet Word (2.51)
  12. A Rose (3.44)
  13. When the Whisky Runs Dry (4.03)

All tracks written by Maz O'Connor except
Tracks 5 music by Maz O'Connor and Jim Moray

Video

Maz O'Connor's The Longing Kind:

Maz O'Connor's Crook of His Arm:

Maz O'Connor's Emma:

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: USB mixtape

Maz O'Connor: USB mixtape

Maz O'Connor: USB mixtape

USB mixtape
Maz O'Connor

(USB stick, UK, 12 December 2016)

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Tracks

Audio TracksVideos
  1. Skin (4.10)
    new single
  2. The Mississippi Woman (4.49)
  3. Derby Day (4.13)
  4. Nightcap (3.07)
    all three from This Willowed Light
  5. A Winter's Blues (4.13)
  6. Crook of his Arm (3.23)
  7. Emma (3.59)
    all three from The Longing Kind
  1. Skin
    video of new single
  2. To Love Somebody
    live at home video
  3. The Longing Kind

All tracks written by Maz O'Connor except
Video 2 Barry and Robin Gibb

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: The Undercover EP

Maz O'Connor: The Undercover EP

Maz O'Connor: The Undercover EP

The Undercover EP
Maz O'Connor

(EP, UK, 6 July 2018)

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Musicians

Maz O'Connor, vocals, guitar;

Tracks

  1. Jolene (2.49)
  2. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) (2.47)
  3. Can't Always Get What You Want (4.44)
  4. Stay With Me (3.15)
  5. What a Wonderful World (3.15)

Track 1 Dolly Parton;
Track 2 Billie Joe Armstrong (of Green Day);
Track 3 Mick Jagger, Keith Richards;
Track 4 Sam Smith;
Track 5 Louis Armstrong

Video

Maz O'Connor sings Jolene:

> Folk Music > Records > Maz O'Connor: Chosen Daughter

Maz O'Connor: Chosen Daughter

Maz O'Connor: Chosen Daughter (Restless Head RHCD 102)

Chosen Daughter
Maz O'Connor

Restless Head Records RHCD 102 (CD, UK, 25 October 2019)

Maz O'Connor: Chosen Daughter (Restless Head RHCD 102)
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Produced, recorded and mixed by Mattie Foulds at Caribou Studios;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castle Studios;
String arrangements by Kate St John;
Album illustrations by Maria Farrar;
Album design, layout and photos by Elly Lucas

Folk Radio UK review by Mike Davies

Musicians

Maz O’Connor, vocals, guitars, piano [4, 10];
Kevin McGuire, double bass;
Mattie Foulds, drums;
David Milligan, piano, keys;
Neill MacColl, guitars;
Patsy Reid, Kobus Frick, violins;
Elaine Koene, viola;
Su-a Lee, cello

Tracks

Chosen DaughterChosen Daughter (acoustic)
  1. Mary (4.12)
  2. Predator (3.57)
  3. San Francisco (4.17)
  4. Cordelia (4.10)
  5. Party Girl (4.21)
  6. Invincible (3.55)
  7. Bones (3.18)
  8. Finer Than I (4.14)
  9. Nicotine (4.30)
  10. Loved Me Better (4.47)
  11. In the Morning (3.21)
  1. Mary (4.15)
  2. Predator (4.02)
  3. San Francisco (4.19)
  4. Cordelia (4.13)
  5. Party Girl (4.27)
  6. Invincible (3.58)
  7. Bones (3.24)
  8. Finer Than I (4.20)
  9. Nicotine (4.32)
  10. Loved Me Better (4.47)
  11. In the Morning (3.22)

All songs written by Maz O'Connor

Video

Maz O'Connor sings San Francisco (video by Marry Waterson):

Maz O'Connor sings Loved Me Better: