Kate Rusby’s new double album entitled ‘20’ celebrates 20 years of making music. The album features new recordings of Kate’s favourite songs from thoughout her illustrious career as well as a new song called ‘Sun Grazers’. To help celebrate this anniversary Kate invited some of her favourite singers and musicians to appear on the album as special guests alongside the fabulous musicians who have worked on Kate’s albums over the year
Kate’s 2nd album of South Yorkshire inspired songs and carols.
Set for release on 22nd November 2010. After a break to have her daughter Daisy, Kate has been back writing and recording in the studio.
The carols range from a slow, thoughtful treatment of Hark! the Herald Angels Sing to two very different treatments of While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks.
2007′s Awkward Annie an album that combines emotionally driven originals with traditional songs set to new tunes. With superb ensemble playing from the likes of Andy Cutting and Ian Carr it’s a stunning collection of work.
Charming, disarming and deceptively subtle, Kate Rusby had already proved to be one of England’s finest interpreters of traditional material and other people’s songs, and now she sets out to show her growing confidence as a songwriter.
This gorgeous selection features a number of new compositions alongside renditions of traditional material and it is a joy to listen to. Rusby is still improving as a performer and she now has the band to bolster her ever-growing reputation.
One of the UK’s great folk singers. Sweet melancholy never hurt so good as it does on ‘The recruited Collier’ and her own ‘Over you Now’. A celebration of Rusby’s first decade as a pro ‘.
The follow-up to her 1999 mercury Prize-nominated alum Sleepless finds Rusby developing her own writing style with five of her own compositions and a couple of traditional folk ballads. Her effortless singing and faultless phrasing is proof positive that Kate Rusby is the finest female folk singer to hit the scene in two decades.