Catrin Finch, Seckou Keita - Soar mp3 album
SOAR wins 'Best Fusion' Album in the Songlines Music Awards 2019. SOAR wins fRoots Critics Poll Album of The Year 2018.
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita. A sublime meeting of harp and kora in the hands of two extraordinary musicians . Following unanimous critical raves for their 2013 debut Clychau Dibon, classically-trained Welsh harpist and Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita delivered a triumphant second album with 2018’s album SOAR, again charting inspirational common ground between seemingly disparate traditions. Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita. Yesterday at 06:15 ·. Ahead of our Celtic Connections gig this Thursday, we'll be appearing live in session on Bruce MacGregor's Travelling Folk on BBC Radio Scotland on Wednesday for a special festival show which also features Snowflake Trio, Sam Reider.
Catrin’s fingers create a frenetic pace with this one in places, but then calms to provide an operatic mood, which Keita comfortably works alongside. The album ends with ‘Cofiwch Dryweryn’, a song that takes us back to a Wales and the tragic story of the Tryweryn valley (the song title translates to ‘remember Tryweryn’) and its flooding in 1965 from water now used as the reservoir supplying Liverpool
Seamless’: Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch, photographed at Dyfi Osprey Project in Machynlleth, Wales. Photograph: Andy Morgan. Arriving some five years after an acclaimed debut, Clychau Dibon, this second album weaves much the same magic, taking as its motif the osprey, the sea bird that migrates between west Africa and northern Europe. They know where they will find peace and.
Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita release their much-anticipated second album SOAR on 27th April 2018 on the bendigedig label, followed by major UK tours throughout 2018.
|A4||Bach to Baïsso||5:50|
|B2||Listen to the Grass Grow||4:24|
NotesLimited edition vinyl LP (only 500 pressed in all), hand signed and numbered by the artists, including a digital download and a booklet with sleeve notes written by Andy Morgan.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5065002172020
|BENDI2||Catrin Finch, Seckou Keita||Catrin Finch, Seckou Keita - Soar (CD, Album)||Bendigedig Recordings||BENDI2||2018|