Amber Gatherers - Alasdair Roberts
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  1. Riddle Me This
  2. Where Twines the Path
  3. Waxwing
  4. I Had a Kiss of the King's Hand
  5. The Cruel War
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  1. Riddle Me This
  2. Where Twines the Path
  3. Waxwing
  4. I Had a Kiss of the King's Hand
  5. The Cruel War
  6. Let Me Lie and Bleed Awhile
  7. Firewater
  8. River Rhine
  9. I Have a Charm
  10. The Old Men of the Shells
  11. The Calfless Cow
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On 2005's No Earthly Man, Scottish singer/songwriter Alasdair Roberts offered up eight traditional ballads with minimal accompaniment. That he pulled it off without nailing the listeners eyes shut within the first two minutes is a testament to both his gift as an interpreter, and his reedy, yet impossibly fluid and melodious voice. On the Amber Gatherers, Roberts balances regional folk songs with his own self-penned odes to heartache, death and drink, successfully blurring the line between the two like a young Nic Jones or ...

Amber Gatherers 2007, Drag City

UPC: 781484032625

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