Over the Next Hill

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Over the Next Hill
Fairport Convention Over The Next Hill.jpg
Studio album by Fairport Convention
Released 2004
Recorded March / April 2004
Genre Rock
Label Matty Grooves
Producer Dave Pegg
Fairport Convention chronology
Over the Next Hill
Sense of Occasion
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Over the Next Hill is the 23rd studio album by the band Fairport Convention, released in 2004.


Over the Next Hill has been described by Mojo as "simply [Fairport's] best album in 25 years".


The album was recorded during March and April 2004 at Dave Pegg's Woodworm Studio, Barford St. Michael, Oxfordshire, UK. It was engineered and mixed by Mark Tucker, and the executive producer was Dave Pegg. It was the first release on the band's newly created Matty Grooves label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Over the Next Hill" (Steve Tilston) – 4:21
  2. "I'm Already There" (Chris Leslie) – 6:41
  3. "Wait for the Tide to Come In" (Ben Bennion) – 4:37
  4. "Canny Capers" (Ric Sanders) – 5:11
  5. "Over the Falls" (Chris Leslie) – 4:31
  6. "The Wassail Song" (Traditional; arranged by Fairport Convention) – 3:16
  7. "The Fossil Hunter" (Chris Leslie) – 6:15
  8. "Willow Creek" (Steve Tilston, Chris Parkinson) – 3:51
  9. "Westward" (Julie Matthews) – 4:09
  10. "Some Special Place" (Ric Sanders) – 3:39
  11. "Si Tu Dois Partir" – (Bob Dylan) 3:27
  12. "Auld Lang Syne" (hidden track) - (Traditional)


Additional personnel


  1. ^ Nickson, Chris. Over the Next Hill at AllMusic