Traditional and contemporary folk from the British Isles


On 19th April we released a beautifully packaged, limited edition 7″ vinyl single for Record Store Day UK – a taster of the forthcoming new album from Martin and Eliza Carthy –  Happiness b/w The Queen of Hearts

‘Happiness’ is a graceful, timeless song written and originally recorded by Molly Drake, Nick Drake’s mother; this is the very first time the song has been officially released by a major recording artist.

 Martin Carthy first recorded ‘The Queen of Hearts’ for his debut album nearly 50 years ago, in 1965, and he revisits the song here with his daughter for a stately rendition that more than equals the quality of that first recording.

The legendary Martin Carthy and his equally legendary daughter Eliza will release their first album together, ‘The Moral of the Elephant’ on 2nd June 2014.

Order Happiness 7" single PURCHASE @ £3.00

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