Must-have double 2 CD/double vinyl compilation finds the cream of British folk music revisiting songs from the treasure trove of Topic’s back catalogue
As part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, Topic have released this landmark album, ‘Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years Of Topic Records’ - a deluxe double CD and gatefold vinyl of the cream of British folk artists interpreting a song of their choice from Topic’s vast back catalogue.
Includes 20 newly recorded, never-before-released tracks by Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson, Lankum, Peggy Seeger, John Smith, Sam Lee, Martin Carthy, Olivia Chaney, Lisa O’Neill, Oysterband, Nancy Kerr, Chris Wood, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Lisa Knapp, Kitty Macfarlane, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Emily Portman & Rob Harbron, Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney and The Oldham Tinkers.
This double album comes in CD and vinyl formats, both housed in a special deluxe, debossed, silver foil-blocked gatefold sleeve. The vinyl issue is limited to 1000 copies only. A digital version of the album is also available.
Photo Credits: (1)-(2) Topic Records , (3) Sam Kelly, (5) Peggy Seeger, (7) John Smith, (9) Chris Wood, (10) Josienne Clark, (12) Kitty MacFarlane, (13) Martin & Eliza Carthy, (14) Olivia Chaney, (15) Rachael McShane, (16) Nancy Kerr, (17) Lisa Knapp (unknown/website); (4) Richard Thompson, (6) John Jones (Oysterband), (8) Martin Simpson, (11) Sam Lee (by Walkin' Tom).