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Thread #141683   Message #3262596
Posted By: GUEST,Suibhne Astray
24-Nov-11 - 07:22 AM
Thread Name: Chorus songs for ballad singers
Subject: RE: Chorus songs for ballad singers
Have you recorded Sir Olaf

Not for a while. We did a version back in 2003 which gave priority to New Order-style (BLT) drum programmings underpinning extended Folia variations with crwth solo & organ continuo on which Rachel multi-tracked her vocals to give the impression of the merry caroling of a side of trancEd-out circle-dancers in the merry green grove. Sort of Wicker Man staged at The Hacienda circa 1988. At 11 minutes it has a certain charm, though I note that the original take was twice that length....

That said it's on the cards for a more folk-friendly re-visitation some time soon.