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Basket of Light

Pentangle

1969

Basket of Light

Album Summary

Basket of Light is a 1969 album by the folk rock group Pentangle. It reached no. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. A single from the album, "Light Flight", the theme from BBC1's first colour drama series Take Three Girls, reached no. 43 on the UK Singles Chart. Another single from the album, "Once I Had a Sweetheart", reached no. 46 in the charts.The album's liner notes state that "Springtime Promises" was written "after a ride on a number 74 bus from Gloucester Road to Greencroft Gardens on an early spring day".

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Rating

2.71

Votes

4537

Genres

  • Folk
  • Rock
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Mon Feb 21 2022
4

My wife: "Why are you listening to mediaeval music?" Me: "It's that 1,001 albums thing." [She rolls her eyes and walks off, shaking her head] I approached this album with trepidation. Seeing it pop up on the generator was the equivalent of walking into your local and spotting the pub bore already sat on his favourite stool, dimple glass in hand, waiting to pounce on any unsuspecting saps with a thousand tedious tales and unwelcome opinions. As a teenager in the seventies, my knowledge of English folk-pop music consisted of not really liking All Around My Hat and vaguely knowing that Sandy Denny, the female voice on Led Zeppelin 4, was in some diddly diddly band that sounded like a business meeting. Even now it's not something I often make a bee line for, despite enjoying a bit of Unhalfbricking and Liege and Leif every now and then. So yes, I wasn't excited about this selection. And yet, some of it has been quite magical. Bert Jansch's guitar playing is spectacularly nimble at times and Danny Thompson's double bass playing is a jazz-tinged joy. It's all a bit Finger In The Ear At The Malt Shovels On Tuesday Folk Night (Hotpot Available!) at times but it does break out from its traditional folky heartland on enough occasions that you don't always feel like you're harvesting turnips in the rain in a Shropshire field in the 13th century. Though sometimes you do feel like that. Strangely, though, I know I will be playing this again. I must be getting old.

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Sun Jan 10 2021
4

There were moments in the beginning, mostly when the glockenspiel and sitar featured prominently, when I couldn't decide whether I loved or hated this album. Ultimately, it won me over. The harmonies are tight and the guitar parts are impressive. It's a solid English folk album. Best track: Hunting Song

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Fri Jul 30 2021
5

Absolutely GORGEOUS and lush 60s baroque folk. So beautiful, one of my favorite genres ever!

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Wed Feb 23 2022
5

Great album with stellar musicianship. Not sure why there are three versions of Sally Go Round the Roses, though.

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Sun Nov 14 2021
4

Ooh Pentangle is a bit cider and Cornish pasties isn’t it. That’s lovely.

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Thu Mar 31 2022
4

It reminds me of the band Renaissance, except not quite as good. Nevertheless it is very pleasant and enjoyable throughout. This music ignites my deep desire to live in an isolated pagan Nordic mountain village hundreds of years in the past. I wish the industrial revolution never happened. Globalism has destroyed everything that made the world beautiful and awe-inspiring Will definitely return

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Mon Sep 14 2020
3

Very oldtimey folk album. Should relisten when in the mood for ancient rituals.

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Fri May 14 2021
3

This is the kind of thing I was hoping for doing this. Really liked it, had never heard of them before.

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Fri Apr 23 2021
5

hippy, sitar, Gregorian chant

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Thu Mar 18 2021
5

Excellent album, avec des petites sonorités particulières et une sensation un peu religieuse, mais appréciable.

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Sun Mar 28 2021
5

Brilliant. One of the most beautiful albums ever produced

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Sun Feb 27 2022
5

pretty

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Thu Mar 03 2022
5

One of Pentangle's best.

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Wed Mar 23 2022
5

This is my favorite album ever I think. I love almost every song.

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Thu Apr 28 2022
5

White British people playing the sitar will always be a little sus to me, but I'll also also always be a sucker for an album that blends genres so well. And folk, rock and jazz with some parts that just sound medieval European make for such a fun combo

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Wed Jul 20 2022
5

My favourite Folk band. Supremely accomplished musicianship. Well produced- it's rockier and jazzier than other albums but these guys are at the top of their game. I understand most people don't like this at all but that's always the way and always will be.

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Sun Aug 07 2022
5

They didn’t have to go so hard

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Wed Jan 13 2021
4

Surprisingly enjoyable. I wound up liking it a lot

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Mon Jan 25 2021
4

Celtic + Sitar + Chant

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Wed Jun 02 2021
4

Kindof a medieval vibe? Very very interesting. Would like to hear more of whatever genre this is

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Thu Apr 15 2021
4

Women lead but there is a man who sings too, recorded in late 60s, very strange composition, I guess I would call it easy listening rock??? not sure. Feels like garden of eden and church singing in one. Wiki says: "British folk-jazz band with an eclectic mix of folk, jazz, blues and folk rock influences."

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Thu Aug 05 2021
4

Beautiful British acid folk.

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Fri Sep 17 2021
4

A fun exploration of choral and instrumental music. Really enjoyed this more than I thought I would.

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Wed Sep 22 2021
4

This one grew on me. I'm a sucker for certain types of melodies in folk music, and they were so beautiful I could not stop myself from getting lost in them.

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Wed Oct 13 2021
4

Chill

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Thu Nov 04 2021
4

Folky with Sitar

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Thu Dec 09 2021
4

Nice twinkling folk

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Fri Dec 10 2021
4

Folk-rock-jazz-música tradicional. Me ha gustado bastante.

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Fri Feb 04 2022
4

I really enjoyed this!! I reckon if I would have discovered Pentangle between the ages of 16 and 20 I would have definitely been obsessed! I didn't particularly love the more religious tracks but that does come with intense folk so we will allow it, I prefer the woodland fairy happy tracks and I agree with Cressey, this conjures images of naked pagan dancing, it's brill.

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Fri Feb 18 2022
4

File under: Ren Fair orgy music

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Wed Mar 16 2022
4

Vá!

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Wed Mar 30 2022
4

Good. Some occasionally dodgy voices but good music. Points added and deducted for reminding us of England. 3.7/5.

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Mon Apr 04 2022
4

Every time I have attempted to engage with Pentangle's music in the past (usually by way of something like "Light Flight" or "Lyke-Wake Dirge"), I've been quickly put off and just shut it off/switched the station. I see as I listen to this that I haven't really been fair to them. This is really lovely music, with gorgeous vocals and incredibly elegant acoustic arrangements. A couple of songs I didn't love, but overall a great listen. Fave Songs: Train Song, Hunting Song, Once I Had a Sweetheart, The Cuckoo, Springtime Promises

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Fri Apr 08 2022
4

Lush and beautifully arranged

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Sun May 15 2022
4

Hey nonny no, baby.

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Thu May 19 2022
4

J'avais énormément de choses à dire sur cet album, mais étant donné le peu d'implication de Robert ces dernières semaines j'ai décidé de montrer mon mécontentement au travers de cette critique.

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Wed May 25 2022
4

Didn't listen to all of it, but it was enjoyable.

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Wed Jun 08 2022
4

Pretty good

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Sun Jun 12 2022
4

There was some wild shit going around in 69 man

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Sun Jun 12 2022
4

Lovely.

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Wed Jun 29 2022
4

Jak najczesciej rantuje na wyspiarskie picki, tym razem jestem jedynie oczarowany, bo nie codziennie dostaje sie tradycyjne folkowe utwory podane w czystym akustycznym instrumentalu, basked of light to krazek z 1969 piecoosobowego skladu pentangle, ktoremu udalo sie idealnie przemycic elementy jazzu i bluesa do klasycznych folkowowych kompozycji, bo polowa utworow na trakliscie, to ludowe piesni, ale zaranzowane jak przystalo na lata 60, cala plyta mocno opiera sie na gitarach jak i na innych strunowych instrumentach, bo mozna uslyszec banjo, sitarki, czy kontrabas na niejednym utworze, duetem gitarowym jest tutaj Bert Jansch i John Renbourn, na basie Danny Thompson, klawisze Terry Cox i pani Jacqui McShee jako glowny wokal zespolu, to ona jest chyba jednym z powodow mojego czarowania tym krazkiem, bo dawno nie slyszalem tak przyjemnego dla ucha wokalu, jest w nim wrecz cos magicznego, dodatkowo gdy wykorzystany w utworach nawiazujacych do tradycjii chrzescijanskiej, czy folkloru wyspiarskiego tylko poteguje ten efekt, melodyczne 40 minut materialu na ktorym zmiescilo sie 8 kawalkow, spotifajowa wersja rozszerzona jest wzbogacona o 4 traki, dwa rerecordy sally go round the roses i dwa swieze utwory, na plejke dodam jedynie kawalek najbardziej podkreslajacy umiejetnosci wokalne pani McShee, ktorym jest openingowy light flight, ktory w ciekawy sposob wykorzystuje overduba jako backujacy wokal, no i cold mountain, ktory najbardziej dotyka mego umeczonego ducha na tym plaskim lez padole, ale caly krazek idzie na poleczke spotifajowa, bo o cos tak unikatowego jak to nagranie ciezko w tym zalewie muzycznym

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Fri Aug 05 2022
4

Decent album. I thought it was going to be some usual late 60s psychedelia, but ended up going pretty Indian. Definitely worth a listen.

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Sun Aug 21 2022
4

Superior stuff. Anything with Jansch/Renbourn would be!

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Mon Aug 29 2022
4

Basket of Light is a swirling, psychedelic mixture of folk, jazz, blues, sitar and traditional music that may be one of the most surprisingly great records I’ve ever heard. Surprising in that, typically, folk and medieval sounding music are not very enjoyable to me. Pentangle’s intricate guitar arrangements and interplay were the highlight of this record to me, but each member, whether on guitars, bass, drums or vocals all execute at a virtuosic level. Most importantly, Pentangle doesn’t let their ability outshine the song: They aren’t playing only to showcase their talents, but to serve the song. Each part of every song sounds considered and well written, transitioning smoothly from one to the next; playing with an edge that I would consider to be uncommon in most folk music. A truly enjoyable album experience.

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Sun Sep 11 2022
4

This type of thing is definitely my jam. I'm surprised I hadn't heard of this band already. I found this album really pleasant to listen to.

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Sun Oct 09 2022
4

Renaissance Stereolab? Very traditional and haunting.

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Mon Nov 14 2022
4

One likes a madrigal, especially when they're dressed up with sitars and glockenspiels.

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Mon Nov 21 2022
4

Cool last 60’s folk drying.

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Tue Sep 22 2020
3

Sounds like Joni Mitchell singing on a few tracks, really nice voice.

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Fri Oct 16 2020
3

ok this was pretty catchy for hippie folky shit. i bet these guys were like those 60s stoners who loved lord of the rings and rooted on stonehenge at the summer equinox. i ended up listening to 2 full albums lol.

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Mon Sep 28 2020
3

Really good sounds but lyrical content and style is super dated

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Fri Mar 19 2021
3

Renaissance fair vibes, nice morning music.

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Thu Jul 01 2021
3

Not bad, but a bit too hippie

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Fri Apr 02 2021
3

Sounds cliché now but ok work music

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Sun Apr 25 2021
3

I like folk rock. This group was totally unknown to me. Nice to hear the 60's instruments used on the recordings. I can hear ‘Flower Power’ influences. It was good listening to.

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Wed Jan 27 2021
3

Not unpleasant

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Wed Jan 27 2021
3

Yeah that was OK. A bit like I was in Midsommar.

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Mon Mar 01 2021
3

Hippie Gregorian chant with some blues tracks thrown in. It was ok but not my cup of tea tbh

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Fri Feb 19 2021
3

interesting

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Mon Mar 08 2021
3

Folky! Liked the olden aesthetic on many of the songs. Took a while to fully appreciate in general. 5/10 (possible 5.5 with halves)

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Fri May 07 2021
3

Liked the bluesy songs more than the baroque. Pleasant listening.

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Mon Mar 08 2021
3

Experimental folk from its vintage era.

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Wed Apr 07 2021
3

dope irish vibes top of da mornin to ya

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Wed May 26 2021
3

I think I might've liked this album more if I was in a different mood, or still in my 20s.

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Thu May 27 2021
3

Well that wasn’t what I was expecting. Very nice.

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Mon Aug 02 2021
3

I'm due a watch of The Wicker Man

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Sun Aug 29 2021
3

Only tune I quite fancy is "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", other than that, they are fine band and I think I can listen to them from time to time. Folk-ish music with a bit of reminisce of old times.

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Wed Sep 08 2021
3

Favoriete nummers: - Hunting Song

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Wed Sep 22 2021
3

Nearly a 4 star but ultimately I am a nasty guy. But it is really good. House Carpenter is a banger

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Fri Oct 08 2021
3

I don't hear a lot that's even reminiscent of this Flower Power sound much anymore.

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Thu Oct 14 2021
3

In a sea of psychedelia in the late 60's, Pentangle holds strong with an album that is decisively not very psychedelic at all. It's folksy and prim and proper. The compositions, for how nice they are, deserve praise. Unfortunately, I didn't get much out of the album. Just a bit boring, even if it is well-composed. I'd believe this is a product of being a folk baroque album: nothing wrong with it, just not for me.

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Wed Nov 17 2021
3

British folk mixed with a medieval, Renaissance sound that is both interesting and beautiful, at times. Not my type of music, but I can see it would be appropriate for certain situations or if in the proper mood. Not unpleasant.

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Thu Nov 25 2021
3

This album is cool as. Kinda makes me want to burn Bob Woodward alive in a Wicker Man tho.

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Mon Dec 13 2021
3

What a strange album. I feel like it came so close to being something that I liked, but just didn't quite hit it. It was almost 60's folk music, but it was also mixed with church music, banjo music, and medieval music? Hunting Song was pretty good though.

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Wed Jan 05 2022
3

This was something of a surprise. Slightly closer to the folky edge than I imagined. Good voices and some smart instrumentation.

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Wed Jan 05 2022
3

An interesting album with diverse influences including folk, prog, hippy rock, and Eastern music. Perfectly pleasant, but not likely to live long in the memory. Pretty much the definition of three stars for me!

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Sun Jan 09 2022
3

Folk. Un poco aburrido.

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Wed Jan 12 2022
3

Celtic woman, is that you? I liked this at times, but I don't think I'll return unless I need some background music for a medieval themed dinner. By top pick is 'Once I Had a Sweetheart', I enjoyed the vocals and lyrics of this track.

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Thu Jan 20 2022
3

Kinda cool, like Gaudete.

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Fri Feb 04 2022
3

Like I said, just makes me think of nude hippie folk dancing round a stone circle in prep for an orgy. Good stuff!

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Fri Feb 04 2022
3

I understand what cressey meant by dancing naked pagans, as it went on it moved towards more standard folk music. I could imagine some of these songs being played by the fire at a woodcraft camp for sure. With this one I just sort of thought yeah, sure, why not!

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Thu Feb 17 2022
3

Never heard of before. Very... 60s? Not bad, but not striking.

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Wed Feb 23 2022
3

Same kind of folk sound like some of the earlier folk albums on the list from the same time period. Pleasant folk noodling. Folk noodling. Aghhh this is just not my cup of tea. Its fine?

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Thu Feb 24 2022
3

Blues folk. Bloke.

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Sun Mar 13 2022
3

This isn't bad or anything but I normally don't like this kind of folk music. If I oversaw some kind of medieval court I would 100% hire this band.

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Sun Apr 03 2022
3

Started off at a 2-star level as I expected yet another retread of the tired Scarborough fair sound, but improved along the way. There are some fun rhythms and vocal interplay on this LP, and while not wholly memorable it does stand out just a bit more among a crowded field in this project so far.

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Sun Apr 10 2022
3

3.75

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Wed Apr 13 2022
3

Nice! 3 1/2

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Wed Apr 27 2022
3

-A nice enough folk-ish album -Some very good singing, but other than that nothing really kicked into another gear or caught my ear

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Wed May 04 2022
3

05/04/22

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Thu May 19 2022
3

J'ai écouté cet album il y a deux heures, et c'est bien la seule chose que je peux en dire.

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Sun May 22 2022
3

Not for me, but I liked the Sally song.

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Thu Jun 02 2022
3

Pretty much straight ahead folk. The delivery strikes me as perhaps a little too formal. I liked it well enough but I think it’s a taste I’d generally go elsewhere for.

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Thu Jun 09 2022
3

I don’t think I had heard any of this previously. Interesting

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Wed Jun 22 2022
3

Some standout tracks, but not enough of them.

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Thu Jun 30 2022
3

Even though you're jumping into the hippy-folk from the first tones, I didn't mind this eclectic and inventive folk album. This is especially due to the amazingly talented guitarists on this album who bring a very psychedelic tone to the whole.

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Wed Jul 13 2022
3

Interesting interplay between the instruments but didn't really grab me. Listened through three or four times and those additional versions of 'Sally Go Round The Roses' don't add much. Fine, but didn't blow me away. Much preferred the less folky songs.

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Wed Jul 20 2022
3

Prima en bijzonder muziek

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Wed Aug 03 2022
3

Interesting folk album from a band I hadn’t heard of

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Sun Aug 14 2022
3

I like the sound texture of the instruments

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Wed Aug 24 2022
3

Late 60's English folk music? I assumed that I would hate this album - but actually really enjoyed it - particularly the track Sally Go Round the Roses. I would never have listened to this album of my own volition, thus the value of this project.

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Wed Aug 31 2022
3

Very light

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Thu Sep 15 2022
3

I've never heard this before, sometimes it sounded like the Beatles, sometimes Simon and garfunkel. Medieval sounding at times, definitely late 60s folk rock. Overall not bad.

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Thu Sep 22 2022
3

Of its time, but fine

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Wed Sep 28 2022
3

Prefs: Light Flight, Once I Had a Sweetheart, Hunting Song, House Carpenter Moins pref: Lyke-Wake Dirge

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Wed Sep 28 2022
3

Look its not bad, but I can only prance about the medieval fare for so long.

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Thu Sep 29 2022
3

Doesn’t hold up to contemporary listens but DOES work as a time capsule to the Summer of Love. I liked this even if I was left somewhat unimpressed overall.

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Fri Oct 07 2022
3

This was a fine album but I wouldn't have picked it out for myself.

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Mon Oct 10 2022
3

Better than I expected

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Wed Oct 12 2022
3

A bit too much treble and wheedling vocal performances but overall a satisfactory bit of late 60s folk.

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Wed Oct 12 2022
3

Baroque folk 60s? Not generally in my wheelhouse.

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Sun Oct 16 2022
3

This was very lovely but not too memorable

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Mon Oct 17 2022
3

Lovely, calming songs. The female singer's voice fits them perfectly.

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Wed Oct 19 2022
3

I had high hopes with the opening guitar licks, but then the vocals came in, once again proving American folk's superiority to British folk. There were a few cool tracks like House Carpenter, but not a full album worth. Those tracks keep this album above water with a 3 star.

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Thu Oct 20 2022
3

This was a solid album. The girl singing really reminded me of Lana Del Ray. I thought the band reminded me of The scorpions when they play the acoustic guitars. All in all pretty solid music. I prefer it as background music though, none of these songs really stood out to me. Average 5/10

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Mon Oct 31 2022
3

It’s a solid 15/1600’s sounding album dated and greensleavsey but cool.

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Mon Nov 14 2022
3

Interesting folk album. Not my thing, but it was a nice laid back listen filled with excellent chorus chanting

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Tue Sep 15 2020
2

Not my style of music at all

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Wed Oct 21 2020
2

that was alright, i'm not big on folk but it was ok as background noise

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Fri May 21 2021
2

Not a huge fan of this summer of love type of music.

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Fri Jan 29 2021
2

A couple good songs, but idc about the king's third son

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Fri Apr 02 2021
2

Not a fan

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Thu Jun 03 2021
2

Me sentía en Zelda

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Mon Feb 08 2021
2

hin und her gerissen zwischen flockigem Folkpop und sektisch beweihräuchertem Ethno-Quatsch. Kein großer Fan dieser ätherischen Vashti Bunyan Stimmen. 1.9 reicht

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Mon Feb 08 2021
2

Ich weiß auch nicht. Eigentlich sympathischer als eine zwei, aber manche Stücke sind wirklich zum Jaulen.

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Fri Feb 19 2021
2

hmm interesting, progressive folk I don't think is a sound for me, at lease in these more lofty kind of baroque feels. This just seemed largely snooty and disinterested to me. Didn't have the more warm personal comforts that come to define folk for me. Talented musicianship and well written stuff, just not super interesting

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Thu Mar 11 2021
2

weird and band name sounds like a squid orgy

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Sun Mar 21 2021
2

At first I hated it for the voices. Then I quite liked it for some of the music. Eventually I became completely indifferent to it.

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Sun Feb 21 2021
2

Wtf är detta för konstigt? Nej men extremt underligt typ Ronja Rövardotter inte min grej riktigt 2/5

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Wed Apr 28 2021
2

Musica de igreja?

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Wed Jul 21 2021
2

I'm sorry - I'm amazing! All these bands I've never listened to sound exactly like I thought they would! I don't understand the fascination with olde worlde folk music. Probably important though.

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Wed May 19 2021
2

I had never heard of this before. It feels very, very much of its time. In that, it succeeds. As something I'd listen to on a regular basis, it doesn't hit a chord.

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Wed Jul 28 2021
2

Meh

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Wed Oct 20 2021
2

Technically accomplished folk music with high-art aspirations, but man oh man is it ever not my jam at all.

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Fri Dec 03 2021
2

That was weird. Didn't hate it though.

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Fri Dec 03 2021
2

It was exactly what I’d expect from the band and it was listenable but not really my thing. 2*

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Fri Dec 17 2021
2

couldn't get into it, they all remind me of Christmas songs

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Sun Dec 26 2021
2

Twee medieval weirdness. Might sound good round an open fire in the vale of Avalon in 1969.. less so on a monday morning in work in 2022 trying to decipher how to edit Microsoft spreadsheets.

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Thu Dec 30 2021
2

It's ok for an old style of music that just doesn't work anymore. 2/5.

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Mon Jan 10 2022
2

I guess it was nice for a time. But not for me

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Sun Jan 30 2022
2

Tämä ei kyllä toiminut yhtään. Jotain taiteellista folkia kai? Ei jäänyt oikein mitään päähän parilla kuuntelukerralla. Hieman Jethro Tull-tyyppinen äänimaailma, mikä ei valitettavasti ole positiivinen asia. Peruskakkosen arvoista rallattelua.

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Sun Jan 30 2022
2

Periaatteessa ihan okei harmitonta soittelua, mutta ei tämä folk-setti oikein ole oma juttu. Snadi dislike, joten kakkosella mennään.

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Fri Feb 04 2022
2

I definitely preferred the more funky ones, have to say most of it was a bit aggravating... The woman's voice in particular, too high and airy. Give it some welly

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Fri Feb 18 2022
2

This is the album that ended the hippy movement

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Thu Feb 24 2022
2

swing your pants

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Sun Feb 27 2022
2

I did not care for the album. I was not familiar with the band or any of the songs. The songs were uninspiring and I did not need to listen to this album. No need to listen to again.

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Fri Mar 04 2022
2

I don't like folk much.

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Mon Mar 07 2022
2

Cheap-mans version of Renaissance. But no where near as good. Just could not get in to this. D+

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Thu Mar 17 2022
2

Was alright, not for me though I think

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Sun Mar 27 2022
2

I'm not enjoying these vocals. Train Song is very cool, though.

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Mon Apr 04 2022
2

Alright, nothing special for me though. I kind of get a Beatles vibe at times.

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Sun May 08 2022
2

Not really sure of this one.

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Sun May 08 2022
2

Pretty good folk album

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Thu May 26 2022
2

Stop singing! Stick to what you're good at - sick instrumentations!

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Thu May 26 2022
2

This went on for so long.

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Fri Jun 10 2022
2

At first I hated it for the voices. Then I quite liked it for some of the music. Eventually I became completely indifferent to it.

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Thu Jun 23 2022
2

Starts off strong but then falls into a slightly dull, overly wholesome monotony. Giving it a 2 because I've given out a lot of 3s lately..

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Thu Jul 07 2022
2

The folky stuff is OK but there's only so much I can cope with in one sitting

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Wed Jul 13 2022
2

What in the commune did I just listen to? First track was 4 stars because it wasn't CSNY/Rolling Stones. But it got old quick. I can't imagine a person/group of color putting out this album with this (lack of vocal) quality and getting on this list. White mediocrity. Backing music was really good!

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Wed Jul 20 2022
2

Not my thing

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Fri Aug 12 2022
2

um... I can't... am I in church? am I a buddhist? possibly a muppet? or am I just a hippie having a low-key life crisis while things *ding* all around me???

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Thu Sep 22 2022
2

Folk ain't for me

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Thu Sep 22 2022
2

Not their best album. I prefer pentangle

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Fri Sep 30 2022
2

Female singer. British folk jazz. Kinda weird, dancing forest fairy music

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Wed Oct 05 2022
2

Enya fap.

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Mon Oct 10 2022
2

Definitely a bit of a change from the usual on this list. The range of instrumentation is enough to keep me just slightly interested, but beyond that I don’t think there’s much to come back for. 3/10

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Thu Oct 13 2022
2

2/5 Sally go round the roses top song

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Sun Oct 16 2022
2

Honestly had forgotten I had listened to this.

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Wed Oct 19 2022
2

An unintentional cliche of 60’s English folk music. Mostly bad. A few pleasant moments (all without the cloying vocals) save this from the one star dumpster.

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Sun Oct 23 2022
2

2/11, 18%

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Wed Oct 26 2022
2

It's Ren Fair-Rock with songs mixed in that have nothing to do with the medieval themes. It doesn't sound bad, but an odd album.

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Wed Oct 26 2022
2

Skipped most of it.

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Wed Nov 02 2022
2

Vaya que fue un disco aburrido. Y eso que creo que el folk me gusta, pero esto sí se pasó y la verdad es de los que menos me han parecido que merecen estar en la lista.

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Wed Nov 02 2022
2

Empieza movido y llega a un momento demasiado folk para mi gusto. Seguramente es un referente para wiccans y folk actual pero esa mitad me aburrió. 2.5 que bajo a 2 porque no creo volverlo a escuchar

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Fri Nov 11 2022
2

It’s the soundtrack to your Renaissance Faire weekend outing with that friend who scored some awfully-mediocre stank weed. Embarrassing to say you enjoyed some of it.

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Fri Nov 11 2022
2

Sort of folk jazz with some English earnestness. Some really epic upright bass playing.

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Thu Nov 17 2022
2

Voða mikið hippadót. Það mætti segja að dagsnúmerið eigi vel við. Ekkert rosalega markvert í gangi.

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Thu Nov 24 2022
2

Quite weird, but quite chill, at times catchy

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Fri May 21 2021
1

Listened to about 3 songs from this. Fuck this Jesus music.

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Wed May 19 2021
1

man-- I did not enjoy this.

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Sun Feb 07 2021
1

Nope

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Sun Jan 24 2021
1

Eh

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Fri Feb 05 2021
1

no way...

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Mon Feb 08 2021
1

Beim letzten Song „I saw an Angel“ erinnere ich mich an die Titelmelodie von „Der Fahnder“ mit Klaus Wennemann. Ganz Großer, viel zu früh von uns gegangen. Ansonsten: nein, du, kein Interesse an deiner Taizé-Gruppe jeden Dienstag um 19 Uhr in der Teestube. Nein, auch nicht mit mondsteinbetanzter Demeter-Kamille, lauwarm in belebtem Wasser aufgebrüht. Hey, aber klar geht duzen, du.

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Mon Feb 08 2021
1

Nich für mich.

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Mon Jan 25 2021
1

Hippy drug addled nonsense.

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Fri Jun 18 2021
1

Basket of Shite. The worst yet.

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Fri Jun 18 2021
1

Terrible nonsense

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Fri Jun 18 2021
1

Sloppy, airy, fairy tosh.

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Thu Jul 29 2021
1

For someone like me who used to groove heavy on the hippie side of things, this kind of music just doesn't groove for me. I'm sure at the time it stood out quite well, but listening to it today it almost sounds like it's from a music mockumentary, kind of like Spinal Tap when they were The Thamesmen singing "listen to what the flower people say." Just how I'm hearing it, folks.

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Fri Jul 30 2021
1

lasted 3 tracks. the shrill voice *shiver* shite

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Fri Jul 30 2021
1

Not for me

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Mon Aug 09 2021
1

Big (1988), Directed By Penny Marshall: JOSH BASKIN (RAISES HAND) PAUL: (looking at Josh) Yes, Josh? JOSH BASKIN: I don't get it.

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Wed Aug 11 2021
1

Absolute shite

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Wed Sep 08 2021
1

The dirge was an interesting change of pace and it was interesting to see a broader world music flair, but there wasn't much i enjoyed here. I wasn't a particular fan of the vocal work (both male and female)... and the sound is definitely stuck in the 60's.

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Wed Sep 08 2021
1

This is a band from the 60s? The sound is almost from medieval times... Am I listing to some satanic verses?

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Thu Feb 10 2022
1

Not good psychedelic rock. Funeral dirge song about cremation and talk of Christ completely turned me off.

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Mon Feb 14 2022
1

This was unlistenable drivel. I felt like I was trapped in folk concert hell and the only way out was through a patchouli hurricane.

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Wed Feb 23 2022
1

English folk from the late sixies - I suppose it is a solid album but it is hard to see justification for having this included in the list as even within its genre there are much better albums around from the same time period.

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Thu Feb 24 2022
1

For folk's sake.

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