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April 18, 2005

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Bellowhead is one of the most exciting bands to have emerged during 2004. During their performance at Sidmouth Festival the audience managed to break the dance floor - a fair reflection of the band's attitude to folk music! Featuring some of the most talented players from the younger generation of the English traditional and world music scenes and spearheaded by the multi award winning duo Spiers & Boden, Bellowhead put English music firmly on the world stage. Formed in 2004, Bellowhead are already causing a huge stir and are the winners of the Radio 2 Folk Award for "best live act" as well as being nominated for "best group".

Bellowhead are:
John Spiers - melodeon, concertina, bandoneon
Jon Boden - vocals, fiddle
Benji Kirkpatrick - guitar, bouzouki
Giles Lewin - fiddle, bagpipes
Paul Sartin - fiddle, oboe
Pete Flood - stomp box, percussion & tuned percussion
Rachael McShane - cello, fiddle
Justin Thurgur - trombone
Brendan Kelly - saxes
Andy Mellon ? trumpet
Gideon Juckes -Sousaphone

Press Quotes

"Sheer energy, dynamic performance and a flurry of inventive arrangements"


"Eclectic is too pallid an adjective to describe this mighty babel of styles and idioms"


"Bellowhead, it's absolutely fabulous"

Maddy Prior (Roots)

"Imagine a parallel universe in which Brass Monkey joined forces with the Mothers Of Invention"


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Key Value
Catalogue number MEGAFONE111
Barcode 0805520211185
Number of items 1
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 92g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Rambling Sailor -
2. Jack Robinson -
3. Copshawholme Fair -
4. Rochdale coconut dance -
5. Prickle-eye bush -