XXXV (album)

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XXXV
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Studio album by Fairport Convention
Released 12 February 2002[1]
Recorded 2002
Genre Folk rock
Label Woodworm
Fairport Convention chronology
The Wood and the Wire
(1999)
XXXV
(2002)
Over the Next Hill
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]

XXXV is the 22nd studio album by Fairport Convention, subtitled "The 35th Anniversary Album" celebrating the band's existence from 1967-2002.

Track listing[edit]

Niel Gow (1727–1807)
  1. "Madeleine" (Laurence Bristow Smith, Kenny Craddock) - 4:23
  2. "My Love Is in America" (Chris Leslie) - 4:43
  3. "The Happy Man" (Traditional; arrangement by Chris Leslie) - 2:48
  4. "Portmeirion" (Ric Sanders) - 5:56
  5. "The Crowd" (Anna Ryder) - 6:09
  6. "The Banks of Sweet Primroses"[3] (Traditional; arrangement Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Ric Sanders, Chris Leslie, Gerry Conway) - 4:27
  7. "The Deserter" (John Richards) - 6:55
  8. "The Light of Day" (Chris Leslie) - 6:11
  9. "I Wandered by a Brookside" (music: Barbara Berry/words: Traditional, from the Alfred Williams Collection, Swindon Library) - 4:52
  10. "Neil Gow's Apprentice" (Michael Marra) - 4:43
  11. "Everything but the Skirl" (Ric Sanders) - 4:05
  12. "Talking About My Love" (Chris Leslie, Nigel Stonier) - 2:40
  13. "Now Be Thankful" (Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick) - 3:45
  14. "The Crowd Revisited" (Anna Ryder) - 2:35

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
Production personnel
  • Mark Tucker – producer, engineer, mixing
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Colin Edwards – photography
  • Dave Pegg – producer
  • Mick Toole – CD art adaptation, cover photo

Release history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Music Site". Steve Hewett. Retrieved 2013-02-17. 
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( XXXV > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  3. ^ "The (Banks of the) Sweet Primeroses". www.informatik.uni-hamburg.de. Retrieved 2009-11-29.