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Sweet Liberties

Sweet Liberties (Quercus QRCD002)

Sweet Liberties

Quercus Records QRCD002 (CD, UK, October 7, 2016)

Commissioned by the English Folk Dance and Song Society and Folk by the Oak as part of the “2015 Anniversaries: Parliament in the Making” programme.

Recorded at Village Farm, Allensmore;
Produced, recorded and mixed by Tom Wright;
Assistant engineer Matt Gordon;
Additional recording by Jamie Pryke and Chris Kreinczes;
Mastered by Tony Dixon, Masterpiece London;
Photography by Elly Lucas, Roswitha Chesher, Rosie Reed Gold and Hilary Smallwood

Musicians

Nancy Kerr, acoustic guitar, violin, vocals;
Martyn Joseph, acoustic guitar, vocals;
Maz O'Connor, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals;
Sam Carter, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals;
Patsy Reid, violin, vocals;
Nick Cooke, melodeon

with
Tom Wright, additional bass guitar and drums

Tracks

CDCecil Sharp House set list
  1. [NC] Kingdom (3.13)
  2. [MO'C] Rich Man's Hill (3.15)
  3. [SC] Am I Not a Man and a Brother (3.24)
  4. [MJ] Dic Penderyn (5.50)
  5. [NK, MO'C] Seven Notes (Adieu My Love) (4.53)
  6. [MO'C] This Old House (3.59)
  7. [MJ] Twelve Years Old (5.52)
  8. [NK] Lila (3.59)
  9. [MO'C] Broad Waters (4.35)
  10. [MJ] Nye (3.08)
  11. [SC] Dark Days (Goodnight and Good Luck) (2.23)
  12. [NK] Written on My Skin (4.02)
  13. [MO'C] Broken Things (3.11)
  14. [SC] One More River (3.29)

Tracks 1, 5, 8, 12 Nancy Kerr;
Tracks 2, 6, 9, 13 Maz O'Connor;
Tracks 3, 11, 14 Sam Carter;
Tracks 4, 7, 10 Martyn Joseph;

  1. [MO'C] John Ball [Sydney Carter]
  2. [MJ] Dic Penderyn
  3. [MO'C] Rich Man's Hill
  4. [NK] Written on My Skin
  5. [SC] Am I Not a Man and a Brother
  6. [MO'C] Broad Waters
  7. [MJ] Twelve Years Old
  8. [NK, MO'C] Seven Notes (Adieu My Love)
  9. [MO'C] This Old House
  10. [SC] Dark Days (Goodnight and Good Luck)
  11. [NC] Kingdom
  12. [MO'C] Broken Things
  13. [SC] Our Kind of Harmony
  14. [MJ] The Good in Me Is Dead
  15. [NK] Lila
  16. [MO'C] Fair England
  17. [MJ] Land of Evermore
  18. [NK] Fragile Water
  19. [MJ] Nye
  20. [MJ] BarsebÀcke Polka
  21. [SC] One More River

Videos

Live recording of Sweet Liberties at Cecil Sharp House in November 2015: