Blue Aconite / The Dark Gift of Time

Christine Collister

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Folk, Singer Songwriter
August 24, 2018

Format: Compact Disc



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Christine Collister's first solo studio album ? Blue Aconite ? was recorded in 1996 and features an extraordinary selection of songs interpreted by British folk-rock's first lady of soul. Songs from Anna McGarrigle, Lal Waterson, Gillian Welch, Richard Thompson and Christine Collister. 1998's The Dark Gift Of Time is a truly remarkable album, extending the template with songs from Elvis Costello, Bruce Cockburn, Tom Waits, Robert Wyatt and Nick Drake. Guest musicians include Richard Thompson, John Surman, Danny Thompson, Jacqui McShee and B J Cole.

This is the wo wonderful early albums from Christine Collister united in a splendid 2CD set.

"If folk music can have torch singers, Collister is a blazing beacon."

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Key Value
Catalogue number FLED3109
Barcode 5020393310925
Number of items 2
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 77g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 140mm x 6mm x 127mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1, Side 1

Song Title Time
1. How Far To The Horizon? -
2. Private Storm -
3. Can't Win -
4. Paper Wings -
5. Kicking In My Stall -
6. Heart Like A Wheel -
7. Forever He Said -
8. Midnight Feast -
9. Blue Moon On The Rise -
10. Harvest For The World -
11. Broken Bicycles -

Track Listing — Disc 1, Side 2

Song Title Time
1. The Whole Night Sky -
2. Dirt In The Ground -
3. Deeper Well -
4. I Want To Vanish -
5. Black Eyed Dog -
6. Point Scarlett -
7. God Bless The Child -
8. Lowish Time -
9. Always There -
10. Free Will & Testament -
11. Sad & Beautiful World -