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This album was put together by Diana Collier with the help of Paul Collier and Alex Milne for the benefit of Southend YMCA.

Special thanks go to all the musical contributors who gave all their music freely – some tracks being recorded exclusively for this project.

More special thanks go to photographer Steven Collins for the front and back cover images and text, also to Alex Collier for typesetting the information pages.

Mastering was by John Hannon at No Recording Studio.

This album will be released at a launch event in partnership with Leigh Folk Festival on the evening of Friday 22nd June 2018. This will be held at:

Twenty One Cafe
Unit 21, Pier Approach, Western Esplanade
SS1 2EH Southend-on-Sea

£7 on the door, £6 in advance using Leigh Folk Festival link below. Time: 7.15 - 11.00pm.


The album launch was kindly sponsored by Gleneagles Guest House, Southend on Sea. and Stockvale Ltd



released May 25, 2018

1. The Gift of Weeping - Alex Rex
℗ Tin Angel. Written by Alex Neilson. Alex Neilson – vocals, Lavinia Blackwall - vocals/organ/guitar, Stevie Jackson guitar. Recorded at Electric Squirrel studios by Luigi Pasquini.
2. The Old Straight Track - Cunning Folk
Composed, arranged and produced by George Hoyle. Mixed by Andy McKim Parker. ℗ Knoxsongs Ltd.
3. I Possibly Am Again - Circle/Temple
'One thought fills immensity.' William Blake. © D.Cooper 2017. Recorded at home in East London, Sept-Oct 2017.
Make Noise Shared System (Morphagenetics), Op1 synth. Voice, cymbal, bells and hope.
4. The Little Collier - Alasdair Roberts
Composed by Ewan McVicar. Recorded and arranged by Alasdair Roberts. Copyright control.
5. His Name is Gene - M.G Boulter
Composed and arranged M.G Boulter. © Harbour Song Records
6. The Spin - Crafting For Foes
Composed and arranged Amanda Mc Manus and Adam Rees. Copyright control.
7. Nine Ladies - Lost Harbours
Written and arranged by Richard Thompson and Sabine Moore. Richard Thompson - vocals and production. Sabine Moore - keyboards and production. Copyright control.
8. darby - brazil banks
Written and produced by Peter Collis. Recorded at Blah Street Studios Hampshire. 'Darby' is owned by Thermal and licensed for this compilation and if you wish to license visit thermalmusic.tv or email info@thermalmusic.tv
9. Romy - Robert Sunday
Composed, arranged, played and recorded by Robert Sunday. Copyright control.
10. Yellow Tail - Nancy Wallace
Composed, arranged and played by Nancy Wallace. Recorded by Brennan Galley, Fierce Mule Productions, Cambridge, Ontario. Copyright control.
11. Feu de Joie - Nick Pynn
Composed, arranged, played and recorded by Nick Pynn. Copyright control.
12. Lapwing to Shore - Kate Waterfield and Charlie Skelton
Composed and arranged by Kate Waterfield and Charlie Skelton. © Kate Waterfield 2012
13. Hearts Joined as One - Sharron Kraus and Friends.
Composed, arranged and recorded by Sharron Kraus. With Fay Hield, Jon Boden, Jerry Simon, Jon Fletcher, Lisa Heller, Kate Housden, Jeannie Wright, Charlotte Piney, Paul & Liz Davenport. Copyright control.


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