Swallows​/​Belly of the Beast (split single)

by Anna Kissell/Ruth Gordon/The Island Folk Choir

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These two songs were recorded live to tape on the same, glorious summer day at Bare Bones studio, Bristol (www.thebarebonescollective.com).


released November 17, 2016

Anna Kissell: voice, electric guitar
Ruth Gordon: voice, zither
Rory Smith: double bass
Gary Rendle: drums
Alan Taylor: electric guitar

The Island Folk Choir:

Nick Worman
April Jackson
Simon Van Der Linde
Imogen Cooke
Adrian Mantle
Chiarina Darrah
Harriet Sansom
Anna Kissell
Polly Wilde
Aaran Sansom
Osian Wilde

Mastered by Ill Spectre Productions



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Ruth Gordon UK

RUTH GORDON is a multi-instrumentalist and lyricist who has toured across the UK and Europe. Immersed in the UK folk roots scene for all of her musical life, Ruth offers a new poetic twist on contemporary folk, with her own blend of the bizarre, the uncanny, the humorous, and the bittersweet.

Ruth used to play with folk group Cakes and Ale. She now also performs with the Ninetree Stumblers.
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