Seth Lakeman - Word Of Mouth review
19th Feb 2014 | 16:00
Tenor/ six-string/bouzouki/viola/ fiddle folk troubadour returns
Recording in a Cornish church and interviewing West Country characters to inspire the songs: welcome to the wonderful world of Lakeman.
Like on 2011's Tales From The Barrel House, the tenor/ six-string/bouzouki/viola/ fiddle folk troubadour recalls the earthiness of his earlier albums, this time with a cast of musicians providing a more layered, driven sound. The Wanderer is rousing and grand, but the ballads showcase Seth's storytelling at its finest – his acoustic hooks and vocal dynamic with new recruit Lisbee Stainton shine in the stone surroundings.