NEWS

lori watson

Thanks to Jude Rogers for this lovely write up in the Guardian today. Jude will be reviewing more folk music for the Guardian in the coming months – yeah!

Now available on CD featuring selected songs from the singles series (remastered) plus new additions. The album is being launched with a sold out Celtic Connections show on Sat 3rd February. Yarrow Acoustic Sessions...

WINTER CHEER Winter is a time of dramatic weather and reflection as the landscape changes and we prepare for new growth. Selected lyrics come from a poem by Professor John Veitch (1829-1894) written on...

FLOOERS O THE FOREST Thinking about red and white poppies, about how precious and fleeting life is, and how sometimes, in the stories we tell ourselves about a cause, we lose sight of the...

Tune in at 9pm worldwide this Saturday 2nd December to watch the Scots Trad Music Awards live! I’ll be performing on the night with my new trio (Steven Byrnes and depping for Duncan Lyall...

OCTOBER SONG I’ve loved this song since exploring my dad’s record collection (incl. The Incredible String Band) as a teenager. I spent some time working up a version in Rule of Three with John...

DOWIE DENS O YARROW This version of Dowie Dens came to me from Willie Scott, a shepherd and wonderful traditional singer from the Borders. He sang at events all over the world, and...

Hamish Henderson developed this song from an anonymous German poem titled ‘Streilied zwischen Leben und Tod’ (battle song between life and death) that he found just before World War II began. Good and bad...