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Jack Rutter • Fair Janet & Young James • Official Video (HD)
From the new album, Gold of Scar & Shale, released October 4th 2019 ‘In the spirit of the old traditional singers, Jack Rutter takes a song, shapes it, lives with it and brings out something unique. This album makes my heart sing’. - Kathryn Tickell OBE, BBC Radio 3 ‘An outstanding performer’. - The Independent Pre-order Gold of Scar & Shale (CD/DL) now https://www.jackruttermusic.com/shop Video by Kate Griffin at https://www.kategriffincreative.com Fair Janet & Young James (Words: Trad./Rutter, Music: Trad. arr. Rutter) The cinematic story of this song leapt out at me from the page of my old and fairly battered copy of Francis James Child’s The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. From what I gather it’s never been recorded before really this particular ballad. The melody is from June Tabor’s version of The Old Garden Gate.
The Drystones -Oscar's Ghost - Apparitions
Music composed by Ford Collier & Alex Garden (The Drystones) Lyrics: Trad. Questions surround the authenticity of MacPherson's 'collected' tales of King Ossian, which he may have fabricated himself. But we chose to put them to our own music. This is the recording from our album Apparitions released April 2019. The video was directed by Kate Griffin who also provided the animation www.thedrystones.co.uk
Jack Rutter • I Was Once a Young Ploughboy • Official Video (HD)
From the new album, Gold of Scar & Shale, released October 4th 2019 ‘In the spirit of the old traditional singers, Jack Rutter takes a song, shapes it, lives with it and brings out something unique. This album makes my heart sing’. - Kathryn Tickell OBE, BBC Radio 3 ‘An outstanding performer’. - The Independent Pre-order Gold of Scar & Shale (CD/DL) now https://www.jackruttermusic.com/shop Video by Kate Griffin at https://www.kategriffincreative.com I Was Once a Young Ploughboy (Trad. arr. Rutter) From The Foggy Dew song book of the Hammond and Gardiner manuscripts.
Should I? - Henry Bateman (Official Video)
Available from iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, and all other major platforms - as well as from www.henrybatemanmusic.bandcamp.com Should I? Sitting in the club With a crooked tongue Music like his brain Nothing he can say How the bodies sway Time calls out his name Feels his should turn grey Would be a lie to disobey If this the answer, what will I become? I’ve tried to be human - was not enough My soul turns grey with human love. Should I? Should I? Should I? Sitting in the park Sitting in the dark Sees them come and go Waits for one alone The fox he has no same The sky calls out his name Now he hears her on her way Would be a lie to disobey If this is the answer, what have I become? I’ve tried to be human, was not enough. My soul turns grey with human love. Should I? Should I? Should I? Copyright Henry Bateman 2016 All words and music by Henry Bateman Produced by Tim Goddard and Henry Bateman Mixed and mastered by Tim Goddard Acoustic guitar and all vocals engineered by Tim Goddard Electric guitar and fretless bass engineered by Henry Bateman Double bass and percussion engineered by Matt Rist Vocals/acoustic guitar - Henry Bateman Vocal improvisation- Esme Higgins Electric guitar - Lewis Downs Fretless Bass - Frazer Kerslake Double Bass - Charlie Hewitt Choir - Henry Bateman, Lewis Downs, Esme Higgins, Rob Kirby, Sophie Gill, Rory Mann and Chris Camm Percussion - Tim Cook and Matt Rist Video directed by Henry Bateman and Katie Griffin Video shot and edited by Katie Griffin Special thank yous to: Tim Goddard for the all of the time and effort he’s put into the production of this track with me over the past year - you can check out some of his other work over here: www.facebook.com/timgoddard95 Katie Griffin for her work on the video. Please check out some of here other projects over here: katiegriffincreative.com
Aerial Boundaries - Performed by Henry Bateman
My guitar teacher handed me the album from which this track is taken and it truly changed my life. I then studied Michael and his music for a year, and still continue to do so. Michael Hedges's music answered a lot of questions for me, opened a lot of doors, totally threw open my own compositional toolkit, and makes me very happy. This piece of music is one of my favourite compositions of all time. Through covering it, I'm trying to share with you a piece of music that has been incredibly significant in my life, and continues to inspire me. I hope you you enjoy it. If you do, and you don't know who Michael is, please visit: www.nomadland.com. Michael was taken way too young, so it's up to those of us who love his music to try and share it about a bit. Thank You. :-) www.facebook.com/henrybatemanmusic www.reverbnation.com/HenryBateman You can get hold of my own music by emailing: email@example.com Massive thank you to the wonderful Katie Griffin for engineering this and putting the video together, and for the use of her studio. Performed, produced, mixed and mastered by Henry Bateman Thanks to John Stropes who, with Michael, transcribed this piece. I wouldn't have had a hope in hell otherwise! My guitar is a Larrivee L-01 with D'addario .56-.13 phosphor bronze strings. Pickups: LR Baggs Dual Source (microphone and under saddle), LR Baggs M1 (magnetic). We also used two microphones - the Shure PG27 that you can see in the video, and a handheld Zoom recorder. Featuring the wonders that are the Boss OC-3 Superoctave, and the Strymon Big Sky. Love :-) X