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Latest folk and country releases

Seth Lakeman: Poor Man's Heaven

Seth Lakeman: Poor Man's Heaven

Listen to the entire new album by Seth, exclusively here!

Seth Lakeman, Poor Man's Heaven

Listen to the entire new album by Seth, exclusively here!

Released: 30th June 2008

The Watson Twins, Fire Songs

One of 2008's true gems.

Released: 30th June 2008

Society Of Imaginary Friends, Sadness Is A Bridge To Love

Spend some time with imaginary friends. It's really wonderful stuff.

Released: 24th June 2008

Eliza Carthy, Dreams Of Breathing Underwater

This album shows just why Eliza is one of music's, and not just folk's, most important artists.

Released: 23rd June 2008

Robin Williamson, The Celtic Bard

Bizarre but strangely beautiful. File under: unique.

Released: 17th June 2008

Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes

This is a strong contender for album of the year.

Released: 16th June 2008

Dolly Parton, Backwoods Barbie

The only regret is that you know she's talented enough to rise above such ordinary fare.

Released: 9th June 2008

Nicole Atkins, Neptune City

It inhabits a world entirely of its own.

Released: 9th June 2008

Emmylou Harris, All I Intended To Be

Harris is on fine form for this, her first solo album in five years.

Released: 6th June 2008

Rosa Rebecka, Untold

Expect to see and hear much more of this fresh and altogether captivating talent.

Released: 25th May 2008

Cath And Phil Tyler, Dumb Supper

Astonishingly potent, raw and edgy.

Released: 19th May 2008

Thea Gilmore, Liejacker

Taken as a collection, Liejacker sounds like a Mary Chapin Carpenter album circa 1996.

Released: 19th May 2008

Jason Ringenberg, Best Tracks And Side Tracks

Much more than just an earnest hillbilly twanger, Ringenberg is a songwriter of genuine range and lyrical bite.

Released: 12th May 2008

Bon Iver, For Emma Forever Ago

Something utterly enthralling from start to finish.

Released: 12th May 2008

Anaïs Mitchell, Hymns For The Exiled

If she'd been any more mainstream or, say, a country artist, Hymns For The Exiled might have inspired the kind of right wing backlash suffered by The Dixie Chicks

Released: 12th May 2008

Lonely Drifter Karen, Grass Is Singing

It drifts into your dreams and hangs about there, being nice and reminding you of things you thought you had forgotten.

Released: 5th May 2008

Willie Nelson, Legend: The Best Of Willie Nelson

It begs the simple but unavoidable question – surely quite literally everyone on the planet who wants a Best Of Willie Nelson CD, must already have one?

Released: 5th May 2008

T Bone Burnett, Tooth Of Crime

There's still not quite a full album's worth of ideas here.

Released: 5th May 2008

The Lark Rise Band, Lark Rise Revisited

Lovers of the genre in its purest form will lap up Lark Rise Revisited.

Released: 5th May 2008

Brandi Carlile, The Story

To paraphrase the song, Brandi, you're a fine girl...

Released: 21st April 2008

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