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New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore

24 Sep 03 - 05:04 AM (#1024184)
Subject: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST

Has anyone heard the CD Echoes of Hooves by June Tabor? Whats it like, any comments?


24 Sep 03 - 05:56 AM (#1024209)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: The Borchester Echo

Well, it was Mojo's Folk Album of the month and rightly so. All tracks are stunningly spine-chilling but none more so than 'The Border Widow's Lament' which speaks out across the centuries about the futility of war and its consequent devastation of ordinary people's lives.

What's more, if you buy online from Topic you can get her back catalogue for 5.95 per CD.


24 Sep 03 - 07:28 AM (#1024244)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Geordie

I love June Tabor, but I have been disappointed in some of her work recently. Are ther any reviews of the CD available.

Thanks


24 Sep 03 - 09:11 AM (#1024295)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST

Late Junction on BBC Radio 3 played some tracks off the CD last night including The Battle of Otterburn with Kathryn Tickell (I think ? ) on pipes. Spooky. The presenter said that June Tabor would be doing a live session for Late Junction, probably broadcasting next Tues. I like the idea of June Tabor because she does sing the real stuff, but she always sounds a bit detached from her material. It lacks soul, somehow. She also has done some dodgy jazzy stuff in the past which in my opinion was not at all sucessful in artistic terms. But each to his own. In live performance she has real presence that somehow dosn't quite transfer into her recordings, I feel.


24 Sep 03 - 09:17 AM (#1024299)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Geordie

I have seen only the track listings. Has she not already recorded Lord Maxwell's Last Good Night. Is this a different version ?
I would love to hear some of this CD, anywhere to hear samples ?


24 Sep 03 - 09:32 AM (#1024309)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST

Samples available on www.hmv.co.uk call up Music Albums and search under June Tabor.


24 Sep 03 - 09:49 AM (#1024314)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: The Borchester Echo

Review in    the sunday times on 21 September. Search for June Tabor.

Downloads of Bonnie James Campbell and Young Johnstone from Topic link as above.


30 Sep 03 - 02:49 AM (#1026551)
Subject: Rebiew-June Tabors new cd
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

Hello. I herd she goy a new cd out now, and , i'm not supried!, [she been on all the radio loads og tines recentlty!], did anyone heards it yet, is it any googf, wahts on it erc, etc, i problabably will buty it any wway, [i bought allher other stuff], i just wundering waht you thing to it, if you hrward it, she one of my favourite singers, anyway,m
ps, =if i mafde any spellings, and you dont like it, just get lost, thus is music site nit spelling siure, anfd i been drinkinfd, from mifnight to now 9 8am, and ots my day off so i do waht i want.john
if you herds it, wat you think.johnm

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30 Sep 03 - 03:17 AM (#1026558)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

hello, has anybody herd it?
joyn


26 Nov 03 - 09:12 PM (#1061721)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull

it was on the mike hardimng folk show on bbc radio 2 tonight, he played 3 songs from it, you can here it on the bbc radioi 2 website.


27 Nov 03 - 08:06 AM (#1061943)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Santa

Got it. Excellent.

At first I played it straight through over dinner and was a bit (not very) iffy...but playing it in shorter stretches in more congenial settings.....oh yes, very good.


27 Nov 03 - 01:21 PM (#1062089)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Richard Bridge

Lovely material. Great singing. Nice guitar by Martin Simpson. Cello nice in bits. Hate the piano. I hate all pianos in folk (as distinct from jazz, blues, contemporary, etc)


27 Nov 03 - 02:05 PM (#1062110)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Roberto

I agree with Richard Bridge about the piano in folk, and in this Cd as well, although I somehow like it in Sir Patrick Spens. I'd like to know something about the tune June Tabor uses to bear this version of Sir Patrick Spens. The liner notes say: tune partly from the Harris mss. (pre-1880). Does somebody know something more? Roberto


27 Nov 03 - 08:48 PM (#1062309)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Peter K (Fionn)

I also heard her on the Mike Harding show. On stage, she does have a real presence, the benefit of which was obviously lost on the radio show, where I thought she sounded as pretentious as hell, waffling on ad infinitum about Lord Maxwell's Last Good Night among other things and taking herself way too seriously.

I'd heard about the piano and wasn't looking forward to it, but thought it worked OK. I'd say the four or five tracks I've heard are all fairly impressive.


01 Nov 04 - 05:31 PM (#1313578)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,jay

the piano works fine i think. just because she decided to use a piano arrangement doesn't mean its any less folk than if she decided to just use a guitar. folk music needs this kind of thing, it needs a push forward to people can hear how great it is. listen to leige and lief by the fairport convention, it still sounds great after all these years. and with new artists like alasdair roberts playing folk music, hopefully a new wave of folk musicians will be surfacing.


02 Nov 04 - 08:21 AM (#1314023)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: shepherdlass

It's a really good album - the use of instrumentation and arrangement works so well, underpinning the songs - not swamping them. The choice of material, holding her to border ballads, means there is no room for the modern material (some of which has been very "samey" on her recent albums). Vocally, "Hughie the Graeme" has more fire than you usually expect from her particular style - but the vocal detachment's still there.   Personally, I find it a wonderful thing - like Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega, Norah Jones, the cool, intelligent Tabor approach is a refreshing antidote to more emotionally extreme performances (many of which are also fantastic, don't get me wrong) - but it really is down to personal taste. Don't think any other person's views will really decide you more than getting to audition a copy from the library or something.


20 Dec 10 - 10:13 PM (#3058219)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,AZOIC

According to heresay,there will be a new June Tabor cd titled "Ashore" in February 2011.It will include the Elvis Costello song "Shipbuilding".


21 Dec 10 - 04:21 AM (#3058328)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Suegorgeous

Heresy or hearsay? :)

Which hearsay, where did you hear this?


21 Dec 10 - 04:52 AM (#3058343)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Kevin Sheils

I saw June's appearance on BBC Radio 3 programme the Verb just over a week ago and she was introduced as doing 2 songs from her new CD.

She performed 2 songs with just Mark Emmerson on the Piano. A version of The Silkie and Tawney's Oggie Man.


21 Dec 10 - 06:30 AM (#3058394)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Ruth Archer

It's a beautiful CD - I'm reviewing it, so have an advance copy, and listened to it for the first time earlier this week. Shipbuilding is indeed on it. The release date is 21 February. One for the post-Christmas list.


21 Dec 10 - 02:12 PM (#3058720)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Azoic

Will your review be posted online?


21 Dec 10 - 06:00 PM (#3058916)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: Suegorgeous

Wow, look forward to this.


21 Dec 10 - 06:08 PM (#3058923)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Azoic

Indeed.this will be the first new cd in 4 years.I hope that there will be another cd from jt and the oyster band.I also would like to see hear jt record lili Marlene.


21 Dec 10 - 06:22 PM (#3058931)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Ian Gill

'One of the best, if not THE best of the English folk revival girl singers..if you haven't heard her you should... a superb singer...' [Tony Rose]. Would someone else like to tell the Declan McManus story - maybe Dave Hunt ? I remember playing in an adjoining tent at a festival - Chester. I think - ? She wasn't impressed with the volume we were playing at -'..sounds like they're having a great time at the ceilidh...'
Glad to see it starts with an 'A' - any of your songs on it, Mr Caddick ?


22 Dec 10 - 04:21 PM (#3059554)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Azoic

February 21st 2011 is the release date for June Tabor's "Ashore" on Topic Records UK.All songs will be connected to the sea in some way.


24 Dec 10 - 05:13 PM (#3060856)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CD
From: GUEST,Azoic

Finisterre
The Bleacher Lassie Of Kelvinhaugh
The Grey Funnel Line
Le Vingt-Cinquieme Du Mois d'Octobre
Shipbuilding
Jamaica
The Great Selkie Of Sule Skerry
Winter Comes In / Vidlin Voe
The Oggie Man
The Brean Lament
Le Petit Navire
Across The Wide Ocean


24 Dec 10 - 06:31 PM (#3060886)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Merina

You can hear Shipbuilding here


25 Dec 10 - 08:08 PM (#3061293)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

All I need for X-Mas is world peace,multilaterally responsible enviromental stewardship,social justice and a brand new June Tabor cd.


27 Dec 10 - 01:46 PM (#3062045)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

It'll be interesting to hear how "The Grey Funnel Line" will be re-done with one voice vis-a-vis the Silly Sisters version.If anyone can do it right it is June Tabor.She really knows how to marry drama and restraint in song.Does anyone know the the producer of this cd is?John Ravenshall again?


28 Dec 10 - 02:01 PM (#3062688)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Are there any other June Tabor fans out there?If so,please respond?I'd like to discuss JT here as thare are no other blogs that I know of.


29 Dec 10 - 07:25 AM (#3063188)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Raymond McGee

Happy to discuss JT!
Hope she'll tour it in Dublin
How will it beat "Apples"!!


29 Dec 10 - 01:10 PM (#3063321)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Jt seems to create consistently worthwhile albums.attention to lyrics,superlative singing,and masterfully understated arrangments seem to be their hallmark.substance and integrity over commercialism.ashore should rival apples.


29 Dec 10 - 02:54 PM (#3063372)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Has anyone ever heard June sing "Lili Marlene"?


29 Dec 10 - 03:22 PM (#3063387)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Reinhard

There is a YouTube video of June singing "Lili Marleen". Fine interpretation hut I hope my English doesn't sound as forced as her German...


29 Dec 10 - 04:51 PM (#3063438)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Reinhard-Does she over enunciate her German?


30 Dec 10 - 04:46 AM (#3063669)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: Will Fly

Azoic - I don't have any June Tabor records in my collection (can't think why) but I do love her voice when I hear it - and sometimes drop into Spotify for a listen.

For what it's worth, her singing of Richard Thompson's "Strange Affair", with backing from Martin Simpson, rates very highly for me. What are your favourites?


30 Dec 10 - 01:19 PM (#3063928)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

"As I Roved Out","The Band Played Waltzing Matilda","Flowers Of The Forest","Happed In Mist","The Irish Girl","False,False","The Border Widow's Lament","Lili Marlene".The list goes on and on!


30 Dec 10 - 08:05 PM (#3064166)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

What do you all think of the photo on the cover of "Ashore"?One word comes to mind for me -sobering.You can see the cover at the web-site named for the largest of all South American rivers.
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08 Jan 11 - 02:51 PM (#3070014)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

The release date for ashore is feb.21 in Europe and mar.15 in n.America.it would be good to see this release become a hit for jt .in my mind she ranks with Edith piaf,Maria callas,sandy Denny,Judy Collins,Marlene dietrich.


17 Jan 11 - 04:54 PM (#3076668)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

http://www.fishrecords.co.uk/ad1.htm   Song samples.


18 Jan 11 - 09:12 AM (#3077080)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,bobnessuk

I was fortunate enough to see Ms Tabor play twice last year. In London she sang most of the songs that make up the CD that is coming out in February. I'm far too inarticulate to comment on the quality of the work. I'll just say, I always thought Robert Wyatt's version of Shipbuilding could never be matched, until I heard June's.


18 Jan 11 - 02:23 PM (#3077319)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

I agree.The single most inmpressive vocal performance that I've ever witnessed was June and Huw Warren on piano at the East Avenue Pub/Portland,Oregon in 1989.Spellbinding.


20 Jan 11 - 05:24 PM (#3078905)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

I just auditioned "Ashore" last PM.Elegant,exquisite,relevant,and essential.Splendidly engineered.This is the album of the year so far and it will probably be my number one at the end of the year as well.


20 Jan 11 - 09:24 PM (#3079093)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

June talks about her new cd ashore on YouTube in a 7 minute video.


26 Jan 11 - 12:47 PM (#3082769)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

I remember seeing a video of June tabor singing

'lili Marlene" at the barbican .does the BBC ever release DVD videos of their shows?this was called "daughters of Albion".


31 Jan 11 - 01:58 PM (#3086008)
Subject: RE: "Ashore"
From: GUEST,Azoic

There is a brand spanking new cd from June Tabor coming on 2-21-11.It is titled "Ashore" and all of the songs will have something to do with the sea.If any trad artist can break free from the commercial contraints of the genre and demonstrate crossover appeal,I think that it could be JT.I'd let her read me the Auckland phone book.


08 Feb 11 - 02:45 PM (#3091248)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

I rate this cd 5 stars.Does anyone else care to comment?I also understand that there may be another cd collaboration with the OysterBand released later this year.


11 Feb 11 - 01:15 PM (#3093344)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

This cd is,for myself,the album of the year (in any genre).


23 Feb 11 - 01:10 PM (#3101296)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Has anyone out there in cyberspace has a chance to hear the new June tabor cd yet
?comments?


24 Feb 11 - 03:07 AM (#3101725)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: Rain Dog

Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music including an interview with a grande dame of English folk: June Tabor.

For more than 30 years, June has been one of the most respected singers on the folk scene, revered for her bold and clear style and masterful interpretations of songs both traditional and contemporary.

June's highly anticipated new album Ashore is released on Topic Records this week, and on tonight's show you can hear her tell Mike all about it. We'll hear tracks from the album as June explains how seafaring and coastal themes inspired the song choices - choices that range from the traditional Great Silkie of Sule Skerry and I'll Go and Enlist for a Sailor, to a powerful and sparse rendition of Elvis Costello's song Shipbuilding.

Ashore is June's 13th solo album in a rich and varied career characterised not only by essential solo work but also fruitful collaborations with the likes of the Oyster Band, Martin Simpson, Maddy Prior and Les Barker.



You can listen to it here on the BBC iplayer until next Wednesday

Mike Harding with June Tabor

The section on June Tabor starts at about 21.30 minutes in


25 Feb 11 - 05:02 AM (#3102463)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST, topsie

She is to be on BBC Radio 4 'Womans Hour' this morning - starting now.


27 Feb 11 - 12:53 PM (#3103657)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: Bonnie Shaljean

I've just caught another interview with her (on the iPlayer) from the BBC World Service arts programme The Strand. She's the last guest on, and she speaks so movingly about the various aspects of the sea, and the images of loss and loneliness that it calls up. I thought this was a better interview than the Women's Hour one (though that was by no means bad). Haven't heard Mike Harding's.

Like fine wine, June just goes on getting better and better.

This should be on the iPlayer for a few more days anyway. It's the general arts page, so you'll have to click "Thursday" for the relevant Strand programme (upper right-hand corner). Couldn't get a more detailed link than this:

The Strand (Thursday) BBC World Service

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/arts/


27 Feb 11 - 05:15 PM (#3103838)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: Herga Kitty

I heard June being interviewed on Woman's Hour on Friday, and singing the Bleacher Lassie of Kelvinhaugh (because she could sing it unaccompanied). Also, her recording of The Band played Waltzing Matilda was one of Anne Owers' Desert Island discs this morning (because Anne's grandfather was sent to Souvla, and survived both Gallipoli and the Somme).

Kitty


28 Feb 11 - 02:08 PM (#3104414)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

the last piece from "ashore","across the wide ocean" had me in tears.


09 Apr 11 - 07:50 PM (#3132185)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

Does anyone know where a person might find up-to-the-moment cd chart sales info i.e. how well cds are selling?


10 Apr 11 - 07:03 AM (#3132326)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: Snuffy

Typing "cd charts" into Google gets you lots of hits including this one


05 Jul 11 - 12:15 PM (#3181857)
Subject: RE: New June Tabor CDs: Echoes of Hooves, Ashore
From: GUEST,Azoic

I am really impressed with the production value and engineering on JT's new cd "Ashore".Clean and simple,just the way this material should be recorded.