ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! HERE IS A PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT:
We are very proud to announce to you all, the forthcoming release of the long awaited second Folk Grinder album titled 'THE DEVIL'S MARINER' produced by Kirk Brandon (Spear of Destiny/Theatre of Hate).
A very special fG crew was enlisted for the recording of 'THE DEVIL'S MARINER'.
The album features guest backing vocals courtesy of Tracie Hunter, Phoebe White and Elizabeth Westwood collectively known as The Rebelles. On guest guitar there's Will Crewdson (Adam Ant/Rachel Stamp/Flesh For Lulu). On skiffle snare and percussion there's shipmate Chris Musto (The Bermondsey Joyriders/Joe Strummer/Johnny Thunders/The Philistines) and shipmates Darrin Stevens and Igor Marjanovic. On double bass is Kurt Barnes (King Kurt/The Grit). Guest harmonica and gothic saw comes courtesy of Jules Lawrence and violin by Sharon Forbes. Accordion and piano is by shipmate Miro Snejdr and on lead vocals, acoustic and tremolo guitars the ship's Captain, singer-songwriter Koozie Johns.
There are songs about pain and addiction, love and loss, songs that will embrace you with nautical tales of the sea and far away shores, sailor dives and dancing girls. Songs to redeem your soul to, to start over to, Songs for fallen comrades and long lost loved ones, songs to drink and be merry to or drown your sorrows to, you choose in fact there's a song for everyone. A blend of upbeat shanty rhythms, punk folk, skiffle rock'n'roll, shades of rockabilly and Americana tremolo.
''Skulls and bones stitched and sewn all by the hand of a drunken sailor''. HEAVE HO!!!
Pre-sales information coming soon.
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