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The Transports: A Tale of Exile And Migration

£11.00

2018 CD of Peter Bellamy’s folk opera, performed by Matthew Crampton, Paul Sartin, the Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Rachael McShane and Greg Russell

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P&P: £1.50 UK/Isle of Man/Channel Islands; £3.50 Europe; £4.50 RotW

★★★★★ “Stunning… truly a transport of delight” – Alfred Hickling, the Guardian

The CD of The Transports, a words-and-music show co-adapted by Matthew Crampton and Paul Sartin from Peter Bellamy’s famous set of folk ballads about the First Fleet of convicts sent to Australia. Crampton and Sartin perform in the show alongside folk luminaries such as the Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Rachael McShane and Greg Russell.

Two national tours, five stars in The Guardian, the evening concert on BBC Radio 3 – and now on album. CD includes 36 page booklet. For more information see thetransportsproduction.co.uk and matthewcrampton.com

“Truly stunning ensemble singing and individual instrumental virtuosity” – Chris Kenny, Songlines

“Fourteen songs are each preceded by a piece of narration from Matthew Crampton, moving the story along and clearly setting the context for each song, which are as rich and varied in style as could be imagined” – Ian Taylor, Northern Sky

Track listing

  1. Introduction
  2. Us Poor Fellows
  3. The Robber’s Song
  4. The Leaves in the Woodland
  5. The Ballad of Norwich Gaol
  6. I Once Lived in Service
  7. Sweet Loving Friendship
  8. The Black and Bitter Night
  9. Dark Water
  10. The Humane Turnkey 1
  11. The Plymouth Mail
  12. The Humane Turnkey 11
  13. The Green Fields of France
  14. The Still and Silent Ocean
  15. Roll Down