Recommended by us on 4th July 2012.
ADAM LEONARD - NATURE RECORDINGS (PENDLE O01)
Since his debut album How Music Sounds was released in 2003, English singer/songwriter Adam Leonard has released numerous EPs, albums and minialbums with a varieiy of small labels. Incorporating elements of folk, psychedelia and electronic music, his lovingly-craftied handmade sounds channel The spirit of The great lineage of unconventional British songwriting, from Roy Harper to Robin Hitchcock to The Incredible String Band. He regularly collaborates wilh other musicians, and in 2010, provided vocals for The Owl Service on Their album A View From a Hill. More recently he wrote The soundtrack music for Claudia Heindet's award winning independent film, Lucky Seven.
Nature Recordings was originally released on vinyl by The Great Pop Supplement and has long since sold out. We bring you a CD version in a handnumbered edilion of 300. The album features contribulions from Pat Gubler (PG Six) and Steven Collins of The Owl Service. It has new artwork by Dom Cooper and comes housed in a handmade card box with inserts.
“His singing and songs are imbued wifh the same wonderful eccentric characteristics as people like Roy Harper and Michael Chapman, but in a similar fashion to the aforementioned greats, he never loses sight of song’s in a quest to be quirky. In ofher words, he’s what all good singer/songwriters should be in an age when so few are.”
Sleven Collins, The Owl Service
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