I’m delighted to announce that Anchoress is released and available on both CD and download here! ‘a ghostly set of British traditionals’ Jude Rogers, The Guardian **** ‘where minimal instrumentation and perfectly judged vocals come beautifully and dramatically together’ Dave
Here’s one of the original tunes on the upcoming album Anchoress – Fairy Boat Hornpipe. Played on the first instrument I learned (if we don’t count voice), the cello. This was so much fun to film – beautifully shot by
Very excited this week to get the first review of my new album Anchoress, by Billy Rough of Folk Radio! You can read the whole review here and I put a few excerpts below. This week Eliza Carthy played the
Willie’s Lady is one of those age old love stories… young man comes of age, sails across the sea, meets girl, falls in love, gets married, brings her home – so far so good – except for the mother-in-law. Willie’s
A new piece for viola da gamba – as featured on Folk from the Boat! One of those pieces that occur when you’ve been messing around for a bit – slightly out of guilt because I thought I’d been neglecting
I have a special release for this Valentine’s Day! Featuring some beautiful shots from across the British Isles (filmed in the North Highlands of Scotland and the South coast of England). Whittingham Fair is a love song with a difference
This week’s episode of Folk from the Boat took us on an historical adventure to a hill site in Harlow by the River Stort where the remains of a bronze age pond barrow, a Celtic Temple, a Roman Temple and
This week I’ve written two new tunes but they need names! Can you help name them? I’ll change the name of the video and announce them on next week’s episode – Thursday 14th at 7pm! The first tune is an
I thought I’d share this beautiful song this morning that I was fortunate enough to sing with my lovely friend Emily Ovenden. There’s something really nurturing about it that I can’t quite explain – a sort of comfort-spiritual-food folk song.
I’ve written a new tune! My wonderful friend, fiddle player Geoff Irwin, gave me a pewter goblet (I can’t wait to take it to medieval festivals) so I needed to come up with a good way of saying thank you.