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Diversions Vol.5 - Live And Unaccompanied

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we’re super grateful for this spellbinding live performance from The Unthanks, as they return to their roots by singing brand new songs in unaccompanied h...
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Mount The Air

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Musically more ambitious than ever, the Mercury nominated Geordies are still a combination of grounded tradition & filmic orchestration, but here they take ...
Lines - Part One: LillianBilocca
  1. Lillian (Prelude)
  2. A Whistling Woman
  3. The Sea Is A Woman
  4. Lonesome Cowboy
  5. Lillian II (The Banqueting Hall Scene)

the unthanks

Lines - Part One: LillianBilocca

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    Released: 22nd Feb 2019

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Lines is a trilogy of song cycles from the adored duo and friends, with very different subjects but each inspired by poetry and focused on a different female perspective - Part One, on Lillian Bilocca, a campaigner for fishermen's rights, has words written by actor Maxine Peake and turned into song by Adrian McNally.

These songs were originally written and performed by The Unthanks in 2017 for the promenade site specific theatre piece ‘The Last Testament Of Lillian Bilocca’. “one can only admire how the Tyneside group have evolved from their English folk roots to become a cultural phenomenon, charting Northumbrian history from navy press gangs to shipbuilding glory and destitution….national treasures? Absolutely.” 4* - the guardian