Eliza Carthy “The Snow It Melts The Soonest” – from new album

Photo: J. Aird

There’s no-one like Eliza Carthy, what a singer and musician and what an innovative reshaper of traditional songs.  Is it fair to say the reigning queen of English folk?  Yeah, why not.  Celebrating thirty years as a professional musician, with the release of a new album ‘Queen of the Whirl‘ which is out 28th October on HemHem Records.  It’s going to have a range of release formats, a standard CD, Double 12” vinyl, and as a special limited-edition 4 EP deluxe package.  Today’s song comes from EP1 which was released on the 4th of August.  EP 2 follows on September 1st, with EP3 on the 29th and EP 4 and also the full album on the 28th of October.


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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?

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