• Weather Beaten Album Launch, Katie Spencer & support

  • Fri, 01-03-2019 at 19:00
  • Middleton Hall, Hull University
    Cottingham Rd
    HU6 7RX Kingston upon Hull
Weather Beaten Album Launch, Katie Spencer & support - Middleton Hall, Hull University - Kingston upon Hull

Katie Spencer's 'Weather Beaten' Album Launch at Middleton Hall, Hull.Tickets from (01482 01482 323638) or https://culturenet.co.uk/events/weather-beaten-album-launch-katie-spencer-plus-supportDrawing on influences such as John Martyn, Roy Harper and Laura Marling, Katie Spencer creates modern progressive folk music which owes as much the songwriters of the 60’s acoustic music heyday as it does the East Riding landscape where she has always felt a strong spiritual connection. Her striking vocals and deft songwriting are backed by an evocative and complex guitar style that takes her music to places that are both esoteric and beautiful.‘Weather Beaten’ is Katie Spencer’s debut full-length album, a flawless and flowing ten track journey that encapsulates her mesmerising live performance style, subtly embellished by the world-renowned instrumental dexterity of Tom Mason, Miles Bould and Martin Winning on bass, percussion and woodwind. Produced by Spencer Cozens, long-time collaborator of John Martyn and Joan Armatrading, the sound of the album is clear and bright, bringing a precision and boldness reminiscent of the best ‘ECM’ modern jazz albums, which naturally pairs with the warm and hazy folk sound that envelops Katie’s style.This evening will see Katie perform the album in its entirety.“Katie’s guitar playing has echoes of my dear friend the late great Bert Jansch. Like a musical weaver she threads her poetic lyrics through the guitar’s strings and produces little tapestries of song.” – Ralph McTellwww.katiespencer.net

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