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Silver Birch
  • Artist: Silver Birch
  • Label: Granadilla Music
  • UPC: 5051890083654
  • Item #: 1399212X
  • Genre: Rock
  • Release Date: 11/25/2014
  • This product is a special order
  • Rank: 1000000000
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Price: $24.99
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Silver Birch on LP

LP version. Remastered! This cutie actually should be one of the crown jewels of British folk music from the early 1970's, but as things sometimes happen, the greatest art often gets it's deserved praise not before the second spring. This is the case with Silver Birch, a group which is still active in a different incarnation up to today. Their only album from 1973 was a beautiful affair with clearly-structured folk tunes, mostly traditionals, based on haunting vocal arrangements and an all acoustic but very rich instrumentation with fiddle, acoustic guitars, harmonium, tambourine and bells for the rhythms, and mandolin, weaving a fine-meshed lattice of melodies on which the enchanting vocals can find a solid footing. Close your eyes while you take a listen and take a journey to the royal courts of King Arthur to the smoky pubs where the peasants celebrate their joy of life. Silver Birch prove their dedication to this music with their vivid, passionate, and often steaming performance, even in the most fragile moments. A grand piece of classic, song-driven folk music that is highly recommended to everybody who loves acts such as Mellow Candle, Dulcimer or the great late Gwydion Pendderwen.