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Sea Song Sessions – On Tour In September

2023-07-14T13:47:27+00:00

‘Sea Song Sessions’ is a collection of British maritime folk songs and sea shanties, performed Jon Boden, Seth Lakeman, Ben Nicholls, Emily Portman & Jack Rutter. The artists celebrated the release of the album of the same name in September 2022 with [...]

Sea Song Sessions – On Tour In September2023-07-14T13:47:27+00:00

The Watersons – Frost And Fire (vinyl reissue)

2022-10-28T08:30:25+00:00

Originally released on Topic in 1965, ‘Frost And Fire : A Calendar Of Ritual And Magical Songs’ was the debut album by The Watersons, a fledgling folk group from Hull, Yorkshire. Comprised of Norma, Mike, and Lal (Elaine) Waterson, with [...]

The Watersons – Frost And Fire (vinyl reissue)2022-10-28T08:30:25+00:00

Sea Song Sessions

2023-07-14T13:13:17+00:00

‘Sea Song Sessions’ is a collection of British maritime folk songs and sea shanties, performed by a collective of some of British folk music’s leading lights: Jon Boden, Seth Lakeman, Ben Nicholls, Emily Portman & Jack Rutter. The concept for [...]

Sea Song Sessions2023-07-14T13:13:17+00:00

Angeline Morrison – The Sorrow Songs: Folk Songs of Black British Experience

2022-11-30T14:14:12+00:00

The Sorrow Songs: Folk Songs of Black British Experience is the upcoming record by Cornwall-based folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Angeline Morrison. Produced by Eliza Carthy and featuring some of her beautiful, soaring string arrangements, The Sorrow Songs was [...]

Angeline Morrison – The Sorrow Songs: Folk Songs of Black British Experience2022-11-30T14:14:12+00:00

Topic signs Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage

2021-10-22T14:19:55+00:00

We’re delighted to welcome Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage into the Topic Records fold. On signing with Topic, Hannah and Ben said "We're so excited to be joining the Topic Records family. Their catalogue has been in our ears for most of [...]

Topic signs Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage2021-10-22T14:19:55+00:00

Anne Briggs – Topic Treasures Series Vinyl Re-issue

2024-04-25T14:34:16+00:00

This eponymous 1971 debut album by Anne Briggs, largely unavailable for 48 years, is widely regarded as a pillar of any folk collection. Re-issued here as part of the Topic Treasures series – the label’s classic and notable albums expanded in [...]

Anne Briggs – Topic Treasures Series Vinyl Re-issue2024-04-25T14:34:16+00:00

Martin Simpson enters the Folk Albums Chart at number 5

2020-12-08T10:50:12+00:00

The Official Folk Albums Chart for November 2020 was announced last night and we were delighted to see Martin Simpson's new album, Home Recordings, enter the chart at number 5. Commenting on his socials following the chart announcement, Martin said "Thank you [...]

Martin Simpson enters the Folk Albums Chart at number 52020-12-08T10:50:12+00:00

Folk Discovery – a Spotify playlist (updated every week)

2021-06-09T15:08:10+00:00

We've recently launched a new Spotify playlist called 'Folk Discovery' which features new and not so new folk songs we're currently enjoying. The playlist isn't just limited to Topic artists and includes folk music from around the UK, Ireland and further afield. [...]

Folk Discovery – a Spotify playlist (updated every week)2021-06-09T15:08:10+00:00

Martin Simpson releases new single An Englishman Abroad

2020-11-13T09:28:55+00:00

Martin Simpson releases An Englishman Abroad, the latest digital single from his upcoming album Home Recordings, today. The new single is the third song released from the upcoming album following on from October Song and The Times They Are A-Changin'. Martin says [...]

Martin Simpson releases new single An Englishman Abroad2020-11-13T09:28:55+00:00

Martin Simpson – Home Recordings

2020-12-09T14:05:23+00:00

Martin Simpson’s next album was going to be a live one. But the lockdown put paid to all that. Even so, this cloud does have a silver lining. And what a silver lining it is. Unable to play to audiences (Martin [...]

Martin Simpson – Home Recordings2020-12-09T14:05:23+00:00

Martin Simpson and Eliza Carthy win Folking Awards

2020-06-05T10:57:44+00:00

Congratulations to Martin Simpson and Eliza Carthy who have both won awards at The Folking Awards 2020, Martin Simpson was voted Best Musician and Eliza Carthy Soloist of the Year. All of the winners across the eight categories were voted for by [...]

Martin Simpson and Eliza Carthy win Folking Awards2020-06-05T10:57:44+00:00
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