Stornoway “The Farewell Show” (Cooking Vinyl, 2020)

Live albums can be a mixed blessing but in this case, an immensely appreciative audience, a good recording and a vocalist/lyricist of the first order means that this is an excellent package. The album is a valedictory affair recorded in the bands home town of Oxford – their final concert ever – in 2017. Stornoway are filed under an indie/folk/roots label – very English in their subject matter and approach and perhaps wise enough to realise when to call it a day as each of the four members was increasingly drawn to other projects and interests. Three great albums and a busy touring schedule over 10 years all around the world – perhaps more than enough for anyone? Continue reading “Stornoway “The Farewell Show” (Cooking Vinyl, 2020)”