Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker: Through The Clouds EP

Through The Clouds EP

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

  • US $10.99  

  • Release Date 22 July 2016
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Product code
RTRADST794
Format
10" Single
Label
Rough Trade

British duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have risen to star status lately on the English acoustic scene, earning last year’s Best Duo award from the BBC Folk Awards and across-theboard praise for two self-released albums, most recently ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’, with its lush single ‘Silverline’.

Clarke and Walker release a new EP, ‘Through The Clouds,’ via Rough Trade, featuring a handful of the best tracks from their small catalogue, rearranged anew. ‘Through The Clouds’ is meant as an introduction to the duo; in addition to ‘Silverline’ it features a new, stripped-down version of ‘Done’ (ballads on opposite sides of love and loneliness), an alternate mix of the spooky Shirley Collins cover ‘Hares On The Mountain’ and the original album version of ‘The Tangled Tree’, a brilliant showcase of Clarke’s vocal range and expression.

Clarke and Walker will be recording their Rough Trade debut album for an Autumn 2016 release, with an eye toward bringing bigger, more modern arrangements and production to their beautifully-wrought songs and Clarke’s tremendous voice.

Tracklist:

  1. Silverline (new recording with guitar, calimba & piano)
  2. Hares On The Mountain (new arrangement)
  3. The Tangled Tree (from ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’)
  4. Done (new acoustic recording)

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