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Anne Briggs – s/t (Limited Edition 180gm gold vinyl)

2019-10-29T08:52:34+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 deluxe [...]

Anne Briggs – s/t (Limited Edition 180gm gold vinyl)2019-10-29T08:52:34+00:00

‘Topic Records: Folk in Focus’ photography exhibition at Cecil Sharp House

2019-10-25T14:45:28+00:00

Topic Records: Folk in Focus is an absorbing exhibition of iconic photographs from the Topic Records archive focusing on the seminal artists who’ve helped shape contemporary folk music as we know it. The exhibition includes era-defining shots of Anne Briggs, Shirley & [...]

‘Topic Records: Folk in Focus’ photography exhibition at Cecil Sharp House2019-10-25T14:45:28+00:00

Martin Simpson on the Folk On Foot podcast

2019-10-31T16:52:41+00:00

For the latest episode of the award winning Folk On Foot podcast, Martin Simpson talks to Matthew Bannister about his childhood haunts in Scunthorpe and much more. Listen to the full podcast now on the Folk On Foot website, [...]

Martin Simpson on the Folk On Foot podcast2019-10-31T16:52:41+00:00

Martin Simpson – Rooted

2019-11-15T08:22:30+00:00

Singer, songwriter and guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson will release his brand new studio album Rooted on August 30. Produced by Andy Bell and recorded in Sheffield and Oxfordshire, Rooted will be available on CD, LP and digital with the deluxe 2CD and [...]

Martin Simpson – Rooted2019-11-15T08:22:30+00:00

An Introduction to Nic Jones

2019-10-31T16:48:54+00:00

The 14th release in Topic’s acclaimed ‘An Introduction To...’ series celebrates the classic English folk singer, fingerstyle guitarist and fiddle player, Nic Jones. Compiled by Nic himself, the album includes sleeve notes by Colin Irwin (fRoots/The Guardian) and two previously unreleased 2013 [...]

An Introduction to Nic Jones2019-10-31T16:48:54+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Restitute

2019-11-12T12:07:42+00:00

Eliza Carthy - Restitute Eliza Carthy, should, by now, need no introduction. A multi-award winning singer, songwriter and musician from a formidable English music dynasty. Her mother, Norma was one of The Watersons, whose tight harmony arrangements of traditional songs became [...]

Eliza Carthy – Restitute2019-11-12T12:07:42+00:00

Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records

2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

2019 marks the 80th birthday of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. As part of the celebrations, on 31st May 2019, we released the landmark album, ‘Vision & Revision : The first 80 years of Topic Records’ - [...]

Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records2019-11-19T15:22:00+00:00

Topic Treasures

2019-12-04T15:35:23+00:00

Deluxe CD re-issues of classic Topic albums with original artwork, expanded sleeve notes, unseen photos and bonus tracks. Martin Simpson - Prodigal Son Considered by many in the folk world as one of Martin Simpsons finest albums, Topic are proud to present [...]

Topic Treasures2019-12-04T15:35:23+00:00

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – When All Is Still

2019-10-21T16:01:21+00:00

Topic Records is delighted to announce the signing of Rachael McShane & The Cartographers. Rachael is probably best known as not only as string player/singer for the mighty Bellowhead but also a leading voice in The Transports (alongside The Young'uns, Faustus, Nancy [...]

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – When All Is Still2019-10-21T16:01:21+00:00

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band – Anchor

2019-10-22T12:50:38+00:00

As two of the UK’s finest exponents of traditional song, Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy’s rich, distinctive and authentic voices have engaged new audiences and admirers across two generations. Between them, they have three prestigious Mercury Prize nominations, an MBE each for [...]

Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with the Gift Band – Anchor2019-10-22T12:50:38+00:00

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs

2019-10-22T12:58:06+00:00

The second two releases in our Introduction series are available now An Introduction to June Tabor (TICD003) An introduction to the magical work of June Tabor. Covering songs from her many record releases on the Topic Record label between 1976 to 2011. [...]

An Introduction to June Tabor & An Introduction to Anne Briggs2019-10-22T12:58:06+00:00

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music

2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00

October 20th see's two new catalogue releases from Topic Records, An Introduction to Shirley Collins and a Topic Records compilation titled The Real Sound of Folk Music. An Introduction to Shirley Collins - CD (TICD002) and Vinyl (VIN180LP126) Few singers of the [...]

An Introduction to Shirley Collins & Topic Records – The Real Sound of Folk Music2019-10-22T13:28:30+00:00