Seth Bernard Lakeman (born 26 March 1977) is an English folk singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who is most often associated with the fiddle and tenor guitar, but also plays the viola and banjo. Nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, Lakeman has belonged to several musical ensembles, including one with his two brothers, fellow folk musicians Sam Lakeman and Sean Lakeman, but has most recently established himself as a solo act.
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Reviewed by Colin Irwin
A fine, genuinely solo sixth LP from the Devon-born folk artist.
Hearts and Minds 2010
Reviewed by Jude Rogers
Lakeman’s new rock edge ensures he hardly sounds like a folk artist at all.
Poor Man's Heaven 2008
Reviewed by Sid Smith
Folk music for people who don't want to stick their finger in their ear
The Punch Bowl 2007
Reviewed by Charles De Ledesma
A simple affair, with Lakeman’s near-falsetto, beguiling voice running the show.
Freedom Fields 2006
Reviewed by Chris Long
Simple classic folk structures, delicious harmonies and the occasional fiery fiddle...