Little Black Numbers

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Little Black Numbers
Little Balck Numbers album artwork.jpg
Studio album by Kathryn Williams
Released 2000
Recorded 2000
Genre Folk
Length 43:52 (Europe/Australia)
Label Caw Records
Kathryn Williams chronology
Dog Leap Stairs
(1999)Dog Leap Stairs1999
Little Black Numbers
(2000)
Old Low Light
(2002)Old Low Light2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 starslink

Little Black Numbers is the second studio album by Kathryn Williams released by CAW Records in 2000 in the United Kingdom.[1] It was the release that saw her nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and gain significant media exposure.in the UK.[2][3]

The album is dedicated to the memory of her friend Mike Tunner with the song 'Fell Down Fast' concerning her reaction to his death and their friendship[4]

The Kathryn Williams song entitled "Little Black Numbers" featured Williams's next album, Old Low Light.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Dug A Hole" (Kathryn Williams) – 4:26
  2. "Soul To Feet" (Kathryn Williams) – 4:07
  3. "Stood" (Kathryn Williams) – 3:21
  4. "Jasmine Hoop" (Kathryn Williams) – 3:55
  5. "Fell Down Fast" (Kathryn Williams) – 5:36
  6. "Flicker" (Kathryn Williams) – 3:29
  7. "Intermission" (Laura Reid, Kathryn Williams) – 1:33
  8. "Tell The Truth As If It Were Lies" (Kathryn Williams) – 4:07
  9. "Morning Song" (Kathryn Williams) – 2:33
  10. "Toocan" (Kathryn Williams) – 2:24
  11. "Each Star We See" (Kathryn Williams, Dan Moscardi) – 4:27
  12. "We Came Down From The Trees" (Kathryn Williams) – 3:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Kathryn Williams - vocals, guitar
  • Laura Reid - cello
  • Alex Tustin - drums, congas, bongos, tambourine, shaker
  • David Scott - classical guitar, vocals
  • Jonny Bridgwood - double bass
  • Laura Mundy - flute
  • Emma Williams - vocals
  • Mike Latham - vocals
  • Dan Robinson - tablas
  • Dan Moscardini - 12 string guitar, Hammond organ, vocals, glockenspiel
  • Neil Le Flohic - vocals
  • Amy Reid - saxophone
  • Dan Robinson - piano

Recording details[edit]

Recorded at Face Studios, Newcastle

Photography by Mark Winkley & Dean Bowen

All songs by Kathryn Williams except; Intermission by Kathryn Williams & Laura Reid, Middle Eight & beginning chords of 'Each Star We See' by Dan Moscardini

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kathryn Williams - Little Black Numbers". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 
  2. ^ McDaid, Carol (2000-07-29). "Sweet Williams". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 
  3. ^ Petridis, Alexis (2001-09-05). "Kathryn Williams". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 
  4. ^ Simpson, Dave (2000-05-31). "'I feel a complete failure if I haven't made someone cry'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 
  5. ^ "Kathryn Williams - Old Low Light". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 

External links[edit]

  • Giraffic Themes | www.girafficthemes.com. "Kathryn Williams". kathrynwilliams.net. Retrieved 2016-06-12.