Resident Music

can’t find what you want? drop us a line – we’re friendly people in a real shop & happy to help.

Shirley Collins

lodestar

domino



cd

Released: 4th Nov 2016

£11.99


lp + download

Released: 4th Nov 2016

out of stock


limited deluxe lp with 24 page booklet featuring song notes and sleeve notes by stewart lee + cd

Released: 4th Nov 2016

out of stock


One of music’s most wonderful recent stories is the return of the Hastings-born folk singer to recording a full 38 years since her last album.

More remarkable still is the fact that it is being released by indie doyens domino records, and that it is a very special piece of work indeed. Lodestar is a collection of English, American and Cajun songs dating from the 16th Century to the 1950s, recorded at Shirley's home in Lewes. One can feel Sussex’s folk history in the soul of her music, and it ought to be a matter of pride and celebration for all of us who call this corner of the country our home to have Shirley channel this diminished aspect of our cultural heritage. “a late-flowering triumph” – the guardian

lodestar

Tracklist

  1. Awake Awake - The Split Ash Tree - May Carol - Southover
  2. The Banks Of Green Willow
  3. Cruel Lincoln
  4. Washed Ashore
  5. Death And The Lady
  6. Pretty Polly
  7. Old Johnny Buckle
  8. Sur le Borde de l'Eau
  9. The Rich Irish Lady/Jeff Sturgeon
  10. The Silver Swan