Eliza Carthy

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Eliza Carthy, daughter of Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, is the most impressive and engaging performer of her generation. Not only an inventive, innovative singer and fiddle-player, she is a musical conceptualist who treats the bequest of the folk tradition with respect and knowledge – and, sometimes, with refreshing irreverence.
“The one indisputable young star of British folk.” The Times

Waterson:Carthy – Fishes & Fine Yellow Sand


Waterson:Carthy's fifth album includes a characteristically eclectic selection of material from a formidable range of sources. Much of the album was recorded "live in the studio" with a view to retaining the essence of the group's live interactive performance and this goal [...]

Waterson:Carthy – Fishes & Fine Yellow Sand2020-11-30T14:42:02+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Rough Music


Rough Music is a step on from the multi-award winning Anglicana, and is a powerful, vital, multi-layered collection full of dark rhythms in Eliza's vision of English Traditional Music for the new millennium. Her backing band, The Ratcatchers, includes her long time [...]

Eliza Carthy – Rough Music2019-10-29T11:27:20+00:00

Waterson:Carthy – Holy Heathens & The Old Green Man


This is the album that Waterson:Carthy have been wanting to make for a long time. In 1965, their forerunners The Watersons released the landmark album Frost and Fire - A Calendar of Ritual Magical Songs, and the concept continues to fascinate them. [...]

Waterson:Carthy – Holy Heathens & The Old Green Man2019-10-31T10:35:47+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Dreams of Breathing Underwater


Winner of two Mercury Award nominations, three BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and numerous other accolades, Eliza Carthy is easily the most impressive and engaging folk artist of her generation. She has performed and recorded with a diverse array of artists including [...]

Eliza Carthy – Dreams of Breathing Underwater2019-10-29T11:42:42+00:00

Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson – Gift


>Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson are quite simply two of Britain's finest exponents of traditional song. They have recorded independently and together on many occasions over the years. Gift is the first duo release from this widely acclaimed mother and daughter. With [...]

Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson – Gift2019-11-07T16:29:26+00:00

Waterson:Carthy – Waterson:Carthy


With an eclecticism characteristic of its members, Waterson:Carthy's first album draws upon not only the archives of British folksong but a Morris tune and a Texas waltz. What is transmitted to the listener, however, is not so much the skill of their [...]

Waterson:Carthy – Waterson:Carthy2019-10-29T10:39:28+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Heat Light & Sound


The most accomplished and adventurous debut album the British folk scene has witnessed in more than 20 years, Heat Light & Sound declares Eliza Carthy's talent as a singer and fiddler in songs and tunes from the British tradition. "A superbly assured [...]

Eliza Carthy – Heat Light & Sound2019-10-29T11:50:28+00:00

Waterson:Carthy – Common Tongue


"This is deliberately an album of English music," writes Martin Carthy in his notes. "It is neither possible nor desirable to set up musical border checkpoints anywhere. However, there is that elusive and ever changing thing called identity." Assisted by members of [...]

Waterson:Carthy – Common Tongue2020-11-30T14:54:19+00:00

Eliza Carthy & The Kings of Calicutt


The Kings of Calicutt join Eliza Carthy in a buoyant selection of songs and tunes. "The ideas are incessant, the technique superb and the energy irresistible." - fRoots 1  Trip:Trip to Fowley / Cuckold Came Out of the Amery / Indian Queen [...]

Eliza Carthy & The Kings of Calicutt2020-11-30T14:12:11+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Red


Red presents original compositions with contemporary beats. "If this is the future of British folk music, it is in good hands." - MOJO "Audaciously Brilliant." - The Observer "Album of the Year" - fRoots Nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize Album [...]

Eliza Carthy – Red2019-10-29T11:04:18+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Rice


On Rice Eliza Carthy looks afresh at British - and other - traditional musics. "If this is the future of British folk music, it is in good hands." - MOJO "Audaciously Brilliant." - The Observer Album of the Year - Folk Roots [...]

Eliza Carthy – Rice2019-10-29T11:10:54+00:00