End of year Covermount Mix featuring: Emily Smith, The Owl Service, M.G. Boulter, RANT, Oysterband, Jon Boden, Heidi Talbot & more. Plus Ticket Giveaway for events featuring Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy and Martin Simpson.
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Welcome to the latest newsletter from Folk Radio UK. Before we kick things off I'd like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
For our latest Free Covermount Mix, as well as featuring two new additions in the form of Emily Smith and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, we look back on 2016, a reminder that, if anything, it's been a great year for folk and roots music.
We have some festive cheer with a special guest mix from Michael Tanner and another from yours truly.
Plus we have ten pairs of tickets to giveaway for two special events being held at The Barbican to celebrate Topic Records amazing 77 year history.
We also have a host of new album reviews from Steeleye Span to Ewan MacPherson.
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Covermount End of Year Mix & Featured Albums
For this month's Covermount Mix we've done things a little differently. The first two tracks are from Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith and Emily Smith, our latest Featured Albums of the Month. Following them we have taken tracks from some of the albums we've featured over the past year. We may follow up with a further retrospective mix soon. Click here to download our latest.
time (mm:ss) - Artist - Track
00:00:00Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith - Night Hours (from Night Hours)
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith return with their second album, Night Hours. Backed by the members of folk trio Teyr, it is an album that is exhilaratingly diverse and full of impeccably crafted and beautifully realised songs. Review | Buy
00:05:46Emily Smith - Find Hope
Emily Smith’s Songs For Christmas finds its strength not only in the flawless vocal performances and the engaging arrangements, but in the messages it conveys, and the delight that’s discovered in them. Review | Buy
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