Folk Alley's Top CDs of 2007 v.3
December 7, 2007
Chris Boros - Folk Alley's Production & Operations Director - Top CD List for 2007
Lau - Lightweights & Gentleman
High energy Celtic sounds from a trio that sounds like a sextet.
Favorite Song - “Hinba”
Iron & Wine - The Sheppard’s Dog
Sam Beam continues his low key folk style offerings in a more produced effort than his previous albums.
Favorite Song - “Pagan Angel and a Borrowed Car”
Fairport Convention - Sense of Occasion
Celebrating 40 glorious years!!
Favorite Song - “Tam Lin”
Richard Thompson - Sweet Warrior
His first full electric record in years, and possibly one of his all time bests.
Favorite Song - “Johnny’s Far Away”
Martin Simpson - Prodigal Son
A new CD from a classic English musician that sounds just as fresh as his early material.
Favorite Song - “Batchelors Hall”
Kris Drever - Black Water
The young sound of Scottish folk music with absolute original arrangements.
Favorite Song - “Fause Fause”
Beoga – Mischief
A quirky, odd, and completely original Celtic band that sounds like no other group in Irish music.
Favorite Song - “Mischief”
Butane Variations - Butane Variations
Acoustic vibes mixed with fuzzy 1970’s electric guitar. Freak Folk just got better.
Favorite Song - “Skyward, Upward”
Infamous Stringdusters - Fork in the Road
New young energy in American bluegrass. These guys really know how to rock.
Favorite Song - “40 West”
Jandek - Brooklyn Wednesday
Posted by Linda Fahey at December 7, 2007 1:05 PM
The king of outsider music’s 50th album and his first box set, featuring 4 CDs of live material.
Favorite Song - “Put Me There”