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Wayward Daughter: The Best Of Eliza Carthy (2CD)

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Powerful two-CD set celebrating Eliza Carthy's first twenty-one years as a professional recording musician. One of this country's finest singers and songwriters and a member of a great musical dynasty, Eliza Carthy is a peerless and pioneering talent. She is the winner of 2 Mercury Prize nominations, several BBC Radio Folk Awards and innumerable other accolades. During her career she has performed and recorded with a dazzlingly diverse array of artists including Billy Bragg, Paul Weller, The Wainwrights, Richard Thompson, Bryan Ferry, Nick Cave and Joan Baez. To mark 21 years as a professional musician, Eliza's long-standing label, Topic Records, is releasing 'Wayward Daughter', a career-spanning best of double album, with 31 tracks drawn from her diverse and award-winning back-catalogue including traditional and self-penned material. There are also a couple of live tracks, samples of a few of her many collaborations with other artists - and previously unreleased material too.


  1. Name
  2. Worcester City
  3. Great Grey Back - With Tom Wright
  4. Two Tears
  5. The Rose And The Lily - Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson
  6. Mr Walker - With The Kings Of Calicutt
  7. Colourblind - With The Ratcatchers
  8. Jacky Tar
  9. Grey Gallito - Salsa Celtica With Eliza Carthy
  10. Newry Town - Waterson:carthy
  11. Blood On My Boots
  12. Billy Boy; The Widow's Wedding
  13. The Forsaken Mermaid - Waterson:carthy
  14. I Know My Love - Eliza Carthy & Nancy Kerr
  15. Gallant Hussar - With The Ratcatchers
  16. Space Girl - Imagined Village
  17. May Song - Waterson:carthy
  18. Little Big Man
  19. Child Among The Weeds - With The Red Band
  20. Rolling Sea - With Warren Ellis & The Rogue's Gallery Band
  21. Cold, Wet & Rainy Night; The Grand Hornpipe
  22. Lemady - Eliza Carthy & Martin Green, Featuring Eddi Reader
  23. Jack Frost - Waterson:carthy
  24. Willow Tree
  25. The Company Of Men - Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By Van Dyke Parks
  26. Adieu, Adieu
  27. Mother - With The Kings Of Calicutt
  28. Crystal Spring - Waterson:carthy
  29. Blow The Winds; The Game Of Draughts
  30. Mohair - With The Ratcatchers
  31. The Nightingale; For Kate - Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson
  32. Britain Is A Car Park
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