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Eric Maddern (with Callum MacColl) - Full of Life (Earthsongs for all)

Cae Mabon Productions

This is such a cool album.
When I first heard it I thought ‘how quaint, my nieces will love it’
Before I knew it I was playing it all the time and singing along.
Next thing I know my dad wants a copy. So there you have it, three generations all Eric Maddern. (in a caravan near Beddgelert) Fantastic.
The songs are inventive, intelligent, entertaining, and frequently hilarious.
Eric is famous for his story telling, but his songs and music are equally well crafted. ‘Full of life’ is produced by and played on, to great effect, by Callum (son of Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger) MacColl as was his previous album ‘Ngatijirri Songrise’ – which is a pretty heavy weight friend to have onboard.
The songs have a vibrant internationalist flavour to inspire and nourish the soul, mind and body.
So go on, check it out, it’s ace.

4/5 snogs
 



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