Off the Desk

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Off The Desk
Fairport Convention Off The Desk1.jpg
Live album by Fairport Convention
Released 2006
Recorded 2004-2005
Genre Rock
Length 101:17
Label Matty Grooves
Fairport Convention chronology
Sense of Occasion
(2007)
Off the Desk
(2008)

Off The Desk is a live album by Fairport Convention. It was recorded on Fairport Convention's Winter Tours during 2004 and 2005 and the double CD features many tracks previously unavailable as live recordings.

Track listing[edit]

CD1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Over the Falls" Chris Leslie 4:21
2. "Adieu Adieu" Traditional, arrangement by Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick, Bruce Rowland 2:23
3. "The Happy Man" trad., arr. Leslie 2:48
4. "Canny Capers" Ric Sanders 5:13
5. "Willow Creek" Steve Tilston, Chris Parkinson 4:11
6. "Genesis Hall" Richard Thompson 4:09
7. "Over the Next Hill" Tilston 4:18
8. "Portmeirion" Sanders 5:24
9. "My Love is in America" Leslie 4:40
10. "Western Wind" trad., arr. Nicol, Pegg, Sanders, Leslie, Gerry Conway 4:58
11. "Rosemary's Sister" Huw Williams 6:20
Total length: 48:53
CD2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Some Special Place" Sanders 3:50
2. "I'm Already There" Leslie 6:16
3. "The Fossil Hunter" Leslie 6:30
4. "The Journeyman's Grace" Swarbrick, Thompson 4:34
5. "Wait for the Tide to Come In" Ben Bennion 4:41
6. "The Wassail Song" trad., arr. Fairport 3:27
7. "Morris Medley" (Laudnum Bunches/Orange in Blossom/Banks of the Dee) trad., arr. Leslie 2:31
8. "Close to You" Leslie 4:07
9. "The Hiring Fair" Ralph McTell 7:30
10. "Walk Awhile" Swarbrick, Thompson 4:18
11. "John Gaudie" Leslie 4:33
Total length: 52:24

Personnel[edit]

special guests on "Wait for the Tide to Come In":

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 2008 Matty Grooves double CD MG2CD043

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