Natural and Wild

Natural and Wild
The Albion Band

Talking Elephant TECD155 (2 CD, UK, January 18, 2010)

A fantastic live album from the Albion Band Circa 1987 and featuring one of the best Albion line ups ever. recorded in 1987;
Compiled by Mark Hutchinson at Rooksmere Studios, Overstone, Northamptonshire in 2009

the musicians

Cathy Lesurf, vocals, bodhrán, tambourine;
Phil Beer, electric and acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, vocals;
Eric Hine, keyboards;
John Shepherd, keyboards;
Ashley Hutchings, acoustic and electric bass guitar, vocals;
Trevor Foster, drums, percussion
 
with naturalist and broadcaster Chris Baines, vocals, spoons, introductions;
The Wing and a Prayer Brass Section
tracks

1. Fox on the Rails / Dance of the Starlings (3.06)

2. Laura's Song (2.49)

3. Foxy Comes to Town (2.18)

4. Bird-Watching (4.10)

5. Woodlands of England (6.37)

6. Gentlemen's Agreement / Busy Gardener (2.25)

7. Another World in the Night (3.13)

8. My Beautiful Bomb Pit (4.41)

9. Big Yellow Taxi (2.36)

10. Tomorrow's Too Late (5.59)

11. See This Lake, Son? (2.10)

12. Butterfly Galliard (1.22)

13. Harvest Anthem (3.05)

14. I Was the Child (4.00)

15. Coming In on a Wing and a Prayer (5.27)

 Tracks 1, 12 Phil Beer;
Tracks 2, 7 Ashley Hutchings, Cathy Lesurf;
Tracks 3, 14 Chris Baines;
Tracks 4, 8 Cathy Lesurf;
Track 5 Ashley Hutchings, Dave Whetstone;
Track 6a Bell;
Track 6b Cathy Lesurf;
Track 9 Joni Mitchell;
Track 10 Chris Baines, Cathy Lesurf arr. Eric Hine;
Track 11 Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings;
Track 13 Cathy Lesurf arr. Eric Hine;
Track 15 McHugh , Adamson, Cathy Lesurf
 
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