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Posted By: GUEST,Banjiman
02-May-11 - 04:44 PM
Thread Name: Wendy Arrowsmith new CD- May 2011
Subject: Life, Love & Chocolate - Wendy Arrowsmith new CD
Wendy’s new CD "Life, Love & Chocolate" was released on May 1st!

For those interested you can hear 4 tracks here (you can also order the CD from here as well). Full track listings at this page as well.

It is also available on iTunes for those modern people amongst you. You can hear snippets from all 11 tracks here.

“Life Love & Chocolate is a superbly produced, exquisitely sung album, without doubt one of the most listenable albums I have heard for many a long month. Wendy has excelled herself with this fine collection of songs which not only shows off of her considerable vocal talents and natural musicality, but places her right at the top where she belongs.”

Stan Graham BBC Radio York.


“Full marks to Wendy for giving us a Landmark CD to treasure and to delight in for a long time to come………can only be described as the CD of the year”

Terry Ferdinand, Bishop FM Folk Show.

The CD features the considerable talents of:
Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, viola, mandolin & backing vocals),
Marjorie Paterson (cello- from Fyrish),
Will Pound (harmonica),
John (whistle & pipes), Caroline (harp) & Malcolm Bushby (fiddle),
P.J. Wright (slide guitar)
Sarah McQuaid (vocal harmonies),
Harry Scurfield (concertina),
Roy Schneider (mandolin),
Jude Rees (soprano saxophone),
Paul Arrowsmith (banjo),
Gerry McNeice (double bass, tenor guitar) ......... who also produced it.
Plus a merry band of "shantymen" for a little bonus at the end of the disc.

Please have a listen.

Paul arrowsmith