Release Date: 18 August 2014
Format: LP Double Vinyl
|FAIRPORT CONVENTION ACOUSTICALLY DOWN UNDER Limited Gatefold 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set
Special 2 LP Gatefold Sleeve version of a very popular
Summer is here and the Fairport Convention band-wagon
keeps rolling. Extensively playing across the country,
culminating in the annual bash at Cropredy with 25,000 people, their popularity continues to grow.
Acoustically Down Under is from a 1996 recording in Australia when the band were at their peak with the Nicol, Pegg, Mattacks, Sanders, Allcock line-up. There is the huge bonus of Dave Swarbrick special guesting on the final track.
This recording is often considered to be one of the best Fairport live recordings ever and now for the first time it has been made available on the LP Format
Fairport are perennially popular but especially so during the bright summer gigging month culminating at Cropredy.
1. Slip Jigs and Reels
2. Crazy Man Michael
3. The Naked Highwayman
4. Foolish You
5. Mock Morris
6. Frozen Man
7. Con Caseys Jig - Tripping Up The Stairs
1. Woodworm Swing
2. There Once Was Love Instuck
4. The Deserter
5. A Surfeit of Lampreys
6. Lalla Rookh
7. Matty Groves
8. Rosie (featuring Dave Swarbrick)