Seth Lakeman has re-released his Top 20 album Ballads Of The Broken Few, with five added bonus tracks via Cooking Vinyl. Recorded during the original album sessions, with producer Ethan Johns, the previously unreleased bonus tracks are: ‘Gambling Man’, ‘Everything’, ‘Days Are Longer’, ‘Wake Up’ and ‘Bury Me Deep’. The new album will be available on CD and digital.
This November, Seth will tour the UK as special guest with Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, where he will play as part of Robert’s band and also open the shows with his own set.
Looking forward to the dates, Seth commented: “‘I’m honoured to be touring and performing with such a fantastic band and one of the world’s greatest music legends.”
Widely-praised on its release last year, Ballads Of The Broken Few showcases Seth’s dynamic song writing and playing; his soaring vocals perfectly matched by the sublime harmonies of Wildwood Kin. An epic, soulful album of compelling songs, stripped back to their essence.
Since the Mercury Prize nominated Kitty Jay (recorded in his kitchen for £300), the follow-up gold selling Freedom Fields and his last, highly acclaimed offering, Word Of Mouth, a deft collection of mini musical biographies of colourful West Country characters, Seth Lakeman has relentlessly pushed his musical boundaries and those of folk and roots music. His innovative approach, ground-breaking albums and powerful live performances have put him at the forefront of the re-emergence of British folk and successfully steered it into the mainstream. With Ballads Of The Broken Few Seth demonstrated yet again that, far from being complacent, he is constantly exploring new and bold musical paths.
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Seth tours with Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters in November and December:
Thursday 16 Nov PLYMOUTH Pavilions
Friday 17 Nov BRISTOL Colston Hall
Monday 20 Nov WOLVERHAMPTON Civic Hall
Wednesday 22 Nov LLANDUDNO Venue Cymru
Friday 24 Nov NEWCASTLE City Hall
Saturday 25 Nov LIVERPOOL Olympia
Monday 27 Nov GLASGOW SEC Armadillo
Tuesday 28 Nov PERTH Concert Hall
Thursday 30 Nov MANCHESTER 02 Apollo
Wednesday 06 Dec SHEFFIELD City Hall
Friday 08 Dec LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Monday 11 Dec PORTSMOUTH Guildhall
Tuesday 12 Dec BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall