Witchazel

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For the plant, see Witch-hazel.
Witchazel
Studio album by Matt Berry
Released March 11, 2009 (2009-03-11) (Download)
March 7, 2011 (2011-03-07) (CD,Vinyl)
Genre Folk, Prog rock, Psychedelic rock
Length 49:57
Label Acid Jazz
Producer Matt Berry
Matt Berry chronology
Opium
(2008)
Witchazel
(2011)
Kill the Wolf
(2013)

Witchazel is an album by English musician Matt Berry.

Witchazel is Berry's third album[1] and was originally released as a free download from his website on March 11, 2009. It was commercially released through Acid Jazz Records on March 7, 2011.[2]

Most instruments are done by Berry with Paul McCartney providing backing vocals on "Rain Came Down".[3] According to Berry the album is about "the terrors of the countryside".[1][4]

"Take my Hand" is used as the opening theme for the comedy series Toast of London.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Matt Berry unless otherwise noted.

  1. "An Awakening" – 0:46
  2. "Take my Hand" – 3:11
  3. "Accident at Harvest Festival" – 3:25
  4. "A Song for Rosie" – 2:50
  5. "So Low" – 3:16
  6. "Look in my Book" (Pisapia) – 2:25
  7. "The Pheasant" – 8:41
  8. "Woman" – 3:31
  9. "The Badger's Wake" – 3:49
  10. "Rain Came Down" (Feat. Paul McCartney) – 4:11
  11. "From the Manger to the Mortuary" - 5:08
  12. "Into the Sky" - 3:08
  13. "Roosting Time" - 5:25

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Matt Berry". The Velvet Onion. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Matt Berry". Acid Jazz Records. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Berry, Matt (2011). Witchazel (Liner notes). UK: Acid Jazz Records. AJXCD251. 
  4. ^ "IT Crowd star Matt Berry heads to Wales to launch folk-prog album". Wales online. Retrieved 4 June 2011.