Monday, April 5, 2010

Folque - Folque (Norway 1974) (1993 Remaster) @320



Wow! Although I did ask Max to include a bunch of Norwegian bands, I had not dared mentioned this one, because they play what I call downright folk music. Only their desire to make truthful folk might make this prog in the adventurous side of it. Almost entirely acoustic, this album is a bit the Norwegian equivalent of Kebnekaise (Sweden) or Malicorne (France) and one feels like some foot stomping and square dancing when listening to this. I have not heard the other albums but would like to thank my library to have this one in stock - that alone is quite a feat. Good female vocals sung in Norwegian.
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01 - Skjøn Jomfru
02 - Ravnene
03 - Springar
04 - Sjugur Og Trollsbrura
05 - Nissedans
06 - Harpa
07 - Sinclairvise
08 - Reinlender
09 - Alison Gross
10 - Steffa Går Til Selfjord
11 - Reven Og Bjørnen
12 - Heimat Låta


Lisa Helljesen: vocals
Jørn Jensen: vocals, guitar, dulcimer
Trond Villa: fele
Morten Bing: guitar, mandolin
Eilif Amundsen: banjo, bass, guitar
Trond Øverland: bass, pian

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7 comments:

CrimsonKing said...

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Folque

Password: folkyourself.blogspot.com
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Sixtus said...

That sounds great. Traditional instruments.
I'm very curious, a great chance of listening to a, for me, totally new album on a sunday midmorning. Thx for giving this to us!

Vladimir said...

Thanks a lot.
In our blog vepsnoid.blogspot.com we're planning also to publish some interesting articles about Veps people: customs, traditions, magic etc.
The first article is devoted to the wedding ceremony.

Rengeteg said...

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

where can i purchase their albums? any online store?

CrimsonKing said...

NEW LINK:

Folque


Password: folkyourself.blogspot.com
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dondo said...

Thanks

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