Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating AllMusic  is a The Prospect Before Us British folk rock album, by The Albion Dance Band, which was released in 1977 on the EMI Harvest label.
The album was produced by
Ashley Hutchings and Simon Nicol and was engineered by Vic Gamm. It was recorded at Sound Techniques Studio and Olympic (including live dances at Olympic), London. There are several instrumental tracks. The album cover was designed by Dave Dragon, based on an idea by Pete Scowther.
Track listing [ edit ]
"Uncle Berhard's"/"Jenny Lind" (instrumental)
"The Hunt Is Up"
"Picking of Sticks"/ "The Old Mole" (instrumental)
"Merry Sherwood Rangers" (live version)
"La Sexte Estampie Real" (instrumental)
"I Wish I was Single Again"
"The Whim" (instrumental)
"Hopping Down in Kent"
"Horse's Brawl" (instrumental)
"On Christmas Night All Christians Sing" (
The Sussex Carol) "Merry Sherwood Rangers" (studio version)
Personnel [ edit ]
Simon Nicol – electric and acoustic guitars, piano Michael Gregory – drums,
Philip Pickett – curtals, shawms, recorders, crumhorns, bagpipes, racketts, chalumeaux, synthesizer
John Sothcott, – vielle, citole, crumhorn
Graeme Taylor – electric guitar, piano
Ashley Hutchings – leader, electric bass guitar, vocals
Shirley Collins – vocals Eddie Upton –
John Tams – vocals, melodeon John Rodd –
concertina, tambourine, vocals Dave Mattacks – drums, piano, electric piano
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