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Samantha Whates: Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days

Samantha Whates: Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days (Samantha Whates NSR CD 007)

Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days
Samantha Whates

Samantha Whates NSR CD 007 (CD, UK, July 17, 2013, reissued 2016)

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Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland on October 31 and November 1, 2009
with additional recording by Douglas Whates in Scotland, Poland and Colorado in 2010/11;
Edited and mixed by Douglas Whates:
Mastered by Bob Katz;
Cover image: Dusk, Bedroom by JonMcNaught,
Layout and typogrpahy by Douglas Whates

Musicians

Samantha Whates, vocals, guitar;
Aisling Agnew, flute, crotales [7];
Feargus Hetherington, violin, viola;
Angus Lyon, accordion;
Mira Opalińska, piano, Rhodes, celesta, glockenspiel;
Matthew McAllister, classical guitar [9-10], steel-string guitar [6], 12-string guitar [7], 10-string guitar [3];
Douglas Whates, double bass, classical guitar [3-4], steel-string guitar [5], organ, crotales [1];
Jamie Flanagan, congas, vibraphone, drums [7];
Brian McRae, drums [4], percussion [3]

Tracks

  1. Village Kids (2.59)
  2. Granny's House (2.59)
  3. Dead to the World (3.41)
  4. New Found Friends (1.41)
  5. Me or Anyone Else (3.13)
  6. Black & Blue (3.49)
  7. Happy Birthday (4.44)
  8. The Light (2.12)
  9. Eyes, Nose & Soul (3.44)
  10. Three Miles Left (3.44)

All tracks written by Samantha Whates, arrangements by Douglas Whates

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Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter: The Boatswain's Manual

Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter: The Boatswain's Manual (Harbour Song HSRxxx)

The Boatswain's Manual
Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter

Harbour Song Records HSRxxx (CDr EP, UK, October 13, 2014)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by James Clarke;
Recorded on Canvey Island, Essex

Musicians

M.G. Boulter, vocals, guitars, banjo;
Samantha Whates, vocals, guitar, flute;
James Clarke, hand claps

Tracks

  1. Stones (2.49)
  2. Sailors (4.13)
  3. Westcliff (4.52)
  4. Buckets and Spades (2.10)

Track 2 Samantha Whates;
Track 3 M.G. Boulter

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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: