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The Imagined Village - The Imagined Village album flac Performer: The Imagined Village
Title: The Imagined Village
Style: Folk
Released: 2007
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1358 mb
FLAC album: 1768 mb
Rating: 4.7
Other formats: VQF DXD WMA MP4 MP1 MMF RA
Genre: Folk and Country

The Imagined Village. Imagined Village's Eliza Carthy featured on the amazing BBC new music initiative video broadcast simultaneously last night (Tuesday, October 8th) on BBC One, Two, Three, Four and Radio 1, 2, 4, 6 and 5 Live performing the Beach Boys track God Only Knows alongside Steve Wonder, Kylie Minogue, Pharrell Williams, Emeli Sande, Elton John, Lorde, Chris Martin, Brian May, One Direction

A press release accompanying The Imagined Village boldly proclaims it to be ‘arguably the most ambitious re-invention of the English folk tradition since Fairport Convention’s Liege And Lief. No pressure then, guys. The brainchild of Afro Celt Sound System veteran Simon Emmerson, The Imagined Village certainly has a stellar cast list, with folk music luminaries Martin and Eliza Carthy joined by Billy Bragg, Paul Weller and a host of other contributors from across the British musical spectrum to create a formidable line-up of contrasting styles

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 John Copper and Sheila Chandra with Simon Emmerson 'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'Ouses
Bagpipes [Northumbrian] – Carole RobbBass, Mixed By, Recorded By [Bass] – Richard Evans Cello – Barney M BrownDrum Programming – MassHarp [Nickel Harp], Drone [String Drones], Keyboards, Programmed By – Martin RussellRecorded By [Pipes] – Ally LeeViolin, Recorded By [Fiddle] – Phil BeerWritten-By – Steve CoeWritten-By, Guitar – Simon EmmersonWritten-By, Vocals – John Copper, Sheila Chandra
2 Paul Weller, Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy John Barleycorn
Arranged By, Mandolin [Cittern] – Simon EmmersonArranged By, Programmed By [Synth, Drum And Bass] – MassArranged By, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Martin CarthyArranged By, Vocals, Fiddle – Eliza CarthyHurdy Gurdy – Nigel EatonProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Martin RussellVocals, Electric Guitar – Paul WellerWritten-By – Traditional
3 Benjamin Zephaniah and Eliza Carthy with Trans-Global Underground* and Simon Emmerson Tam Lyn Retold
Programmed By – Hamid Mantu*Programmed By, Organ – Tim WhelanSitar – Sheema MukherjeeWritten-By, Guitar, Bouzouki – Simon EmmersonWritten-By, Programmed By, Producer – Trans-Global Underground*Written-By, Vocals – Benjamin ZephaniahWritten-By, Vocals, Fiddle – Eliza Carthy
4 Tunng Death And The Maiden Retold
Written-By, Producer – Mike Lindsay, Sam Genders
5 Chris Wood , Eliza Carthy, Martin Carthy and The Young Coppers with Trans-Global Underground* Cold Haily Rainy Night
Arranged By – Trans-Global Underground*Arranged By, Guitar – Martin CarthyArranged By, Vocals – Chris Wood Arranged By, Vocals, Fiddle – Eliza CarthyDhol – Johnny KalsiDrums [Kit Drum] – Jim ChaseProgrammed By, Sintir – Tim WhelanSitar – Sheema MukherjeeVocals – The Young CoppersWritten-By – Traditional
6 Sheila Chandra and Chris Wood The Welcome Sailor
Arranged By, Fiddle, Viola, Recorded By [Strings] – Chris Wood Arranged By, Vocals – Sheila ChandraCello – Barney M BrownDrone [Drones], Mixed By – Martin RussellGuitar – Simon EmmersonWritten-By – Traditional
7 Eliza Carthy Acres Of Ground
Acoustic Guitar, Viola, Recorded By, Producer – Ben IvitskyCello – Barney M BrownDouble Bass – Ali FriendElectric Guitar [Skank And Twang] – Simon EmmersonElectric Guitar [Top Line] – Tom SalterRecorded By [Cello And Percussion] – Martin RussellRecorded By [Double Bass And Simon's Electric], Mixed By – MassTabla, Dhol, Shaker – Johnny KalsiWritten-By, Vocals, Fiddle – Eliza Carthy
8 The Village Band Pilsdon Pen
Arranged By [Orchestral Strings], Programmed By [Orchestral Strings], Recorded By – MassCello – Barney M BrownConcertina [Anglo Concertina] – Andy PooreDouble Bass, Recorded By – Jim BarrFiddle – Lucy RobertsHarmonium, Vocals – Kate GarrettMandolin [Cittern], Guitar, Mandolin [Tenor Cittern], Recorded By [Skylark], Written-By – Simon EmmersonRecorded By, Mixed By – Richard Evans
9 Billy Bragg and The Young Coppers with Eliza Carthy and Simon Emmerson Hard Times Of Old England Retold
Arranged By, Fiddle – Eliza CarthyArranged By, Guitar – Simon EmmersonCello – Barney M BrownConcertina [Anglo Concertina] – Andy PooreDrum Programming, Programmed By [Bass And Keyboard] – MassGuitar [Additional], Guitar [Various Other Guitar Tyoe Instruments] – Ben MandelsonLyrics By, Vocals – Billy BraggVocals – The Young CoppersWritten-By, Lyrics By, Music By – Traditional
Worms Meet Moths (English Ceilidh Medley)
10 The Gloworms Kit Whites I & II
Accordion – Jon BrennerArranged By – The GlowormsBanjo, Percussion [Stompbox] – Colin CotterFiddle – Laurel SwiftRecorded By, Mixed By – Richard Evans Written-By – Traditional
11 Tiger Moth Sloe On The Uptake
Arranged By, Fiddle – Eliza CarthyArranged By, Guitar [Slide Guitar] – Ian Anderson*Arranged By, Guitar, Producer [Original Track 'sloe Benga'] – Ben MandelsonArranged By, Mandolin [Cittern], Spoons – Simon EmmersonArranged By, Melodeon – Rod StradlingBass, Recorded By [Bass], Mixed By – Richard Evans Drum Programming [Drums And Percussion], Programmed By [Synths], Producer [Pre-production], Programmed By, Recorded By [Additional Recording] – MassEngineer [Original Track 'sloe Benga'] – David KennyHarmonica, Jew's Harp [Jaws Harp] – Chris TurnerProducer [Original Track 'sloe Benga'] – Jon MooreWritten-By – Traditional


  • Executive-Producer – Simon Emmerson (tracks: 4)
  • Mastered By – Ian Cooper
  • Producer – Simon Emmerson (tracks: 1 to 3, 6 to 11), Trans-Global Underground* (tracks: 3, 5)
  • Producer [Additional Production] – Simon Emmerson (tracks: 5)
  • Recorded By – Martin Russell (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 9)
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Mass (tracks: 2, 3, 5, 9)


From the back cover:
The Imagined Village is an ambitious reivention of the English folk tradition, embracing modern-day culture in all its diversity. Classic folk songs are skillfully reworked with the sounds and voices of today, updating the tradition for a new generation.

Winner of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award
Sponsored by the Arts Council of England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099950 386727

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDRWDJ147 The Imagined Village The Imagined Village ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Car) Real World Records CDRWDJ147 UK 2007
CDRW147, USCDRW147 The Imagined Village The Imagined Village ‎(CD, Album) Real World Records, Ryko Distribution CDRW147, USCDRW147 US 2008
CDRWG147 The Imagined Village The Imagined Village ‎(CD, Album, RE) Real World Records CDRWG147 2012
none The Imagined Village The Imagined Village ‎(11xFile, MP3, Album, RE, 320) Real World Records none UK 2015
CDRW147 The Imagined Village The Imagined Village ‎(CD, Album, RE) Real World Records CDRW147 UK 2012