Friday 29th April 2022
Review and photos by Keith Belcher
An unusual event tonight. Kathryn and Sean, usually one of Folk’s best dressed duos were in civvie garb after leaving their stage bag at Kathryn’s Mum’s house. That didn’t make any difference to the quality of the show. Boosting The Live Room’s already excellent sound with their own Bose units on stage. As Sean said we were in for a veritable Smörgåsbord of songs old and new, self written and traditIonal .
In amongst some of the old favourites were no less than 7 new, as yet unrecorded songs they were road testing on this tour. I think it would be an understatement to say that they went down pretty well. In the mix were traditional murders, tightrope walkers, mysterious cows , love songs, one about a whale singing off key and being lonely and some downright gruesome songs such as Huldra and Child Owlet . Great banter and song explanations throughout.
It goes without saying that Kathryn’s voice, keyboard and flute playing were excellent as was Sean’s guitar work. A really good night. Brother Seth due at TLR later in the month. Set list below.
The Granite Mill
The Rope Dancer (new unrecorded)
The Knight’s Ghost
Red Rose & White Lily (new unrecorded)
The Cows Of Mystery Eavesdropping (new unrecorded)
A Tribute Of Hands
A Song To Live By
The Willow Tree
The Fall Of The Lion Queen (new unrecorded)
Night Visiting (new unrecorded)
The Child Owlet
The Year Without A Summer (new unrecorded)
Tomorrow Will Follow Today
Pewtor (new unrecorded)