CD Album – THREE (2021)



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The critically acclaimed third Banter studio album THREE, recorded during Covid-19 lockdown and featuring reinterpretations of many well known traditional songs and with guest performances from John Spiers (Spiers and Boden, Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, Bellowhead) and Phil Beer (Show Of Hands).

Catalogue No. MCRCD1202

Label – Mrs Casey Records

Track listing:

  1. The Labourer (featuring John Spiers)
  2. Forsaken Mermaid
  3. Gathering Flowers
  4. Gloucester Hornpipe
  5. The Hitchin May Day Song
  6. Unquiet Grave (featuring Phil Beer)
  7. Moll In The Wad
  8. Home Sweet Home
  9. Blackbirds & Thrushes
  10. Tide A’ Flowing / The Duchess
  11. Country Life
  12. Rare Bog

“… wonderfully, powerfully dynamic. They really rock wherever they go.” – Mike Harding

“…full of Invention.” – R&R Magazine 4* review

“… really atmospheric and exquisitely done.” – Mark Radcliffe (BBC Radio 2, The Folk Show)

“…Folk from a parallel reality… Banter stands up proud and makes you want to shout ‘Brilliant!’.” – Nigel Schofield (Tykes’ Stirrings Magazine)

“… Nina Zella…Easily comparable to Christine McVie” – Northern Sky

“…If you think there’s nothing new to hear in folk music these days, listen to Banter and think again.” –

“…What the folk tradition is all about.” – Folk London Magazine

“…Trad is everywhere; it’s how it’s used that makes all the difference.” – Spiral Earth Magazine

“…Trad goes visiting the relatives.” – The Living Tradition Magazine

Huge thanks for really kind reviews for the album which you can read here from and At The Barrier


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