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Half Seas Over

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Half Seas Over
Half Seas Over


Half Seas Over by acclaimed Australian guitarist, singer and songwriter Jeff Lang is an album resonant with story and song. With his eloquent guitar, sweet voice and plainspoken yet sensitive approach to the original and traditional source material, Jeff Lang is expanding the boundaries of traditional folk, country and blues to create a new brand of nontraditional music which is undeniably and deeply steeped in tradition, yet with its imagination set on future horizons. Arranged with the utmost simplicity, the duo format of Langs superb guitar accompanied by Grant Cummerfords deft bass playing allows the stories of Half Seas Over to be delivered in their utmost power. As the quiet intensity of their playing builds, driven by the relentless pace of each story, the duo paint indelible pictures a copper miner closing his eyes to dream of flight, a murderer watching the wind ruffle the water that will be his lovers grave. Inspired by a diverse set of influences, from John Fahey and Richard Thompson to Chris Whitley and Devendra Banhart, from Dock Boggs and Skip James to Dylan and AC/DC, Jeff Lang has created a contemporary classic. Tracks: Southern Highlands Daughter / Copper Mine / Savannah Way / Five Setters / House Carpenter / My Mother Always Talked to Me / Vaults of Lattanzio [Instrumental] / Mooncoin / Ghosting on My Mind / Night Draws In / Is All / Newman Town May Dates 21 BOURNEMOUTH Centrestage / 22 CHICHESTER The Richmond Arms / 23 ISLE OF MAN Peel Centenary Centre / 24 EXETER The Bridge Inn / 25 LEICESTER The Musician / 27 LONDON Green Note / 28 MENAI BRIDGEThe Victoria Hotel / 29 JERSEY The Watersplash Also available: FURRY001 'Whatever Makes You Happy'


  1. Name
  2. Southern Highlands Daughter
  3. Copper Mine
  4. The Savannah Way
  5. Five Setters
  6. The House Carpenter
  7. My Mother Always Talked to Me
  8. The Vaults of Lattanzio
  9. Mooncoin
  10. Ghosting On My Mind
  11. Night Draws In
  12. Is All
  13. Newman Town
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