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Spring song

from Hadelin by Chris Foster

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    55 minutes of music. Comes in a beautiful matt finish, 6 page digipak with a full colour 12 page booklet, lavishly illustrated with photographs. Design by Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir, photography by Chris Foster and Gísli Egill Hrafnsson.

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SPRING SONG (Chris Foster)
I searched for a song about spring for ages. I was surprised to find that while there is a plentiful supply of songs about events that happen in the spring, I couldn’t find one about spring itself that I wanted to sing. Eventually, I broke the habit of a lifetime and wrote my first ever song.

Hail the hum of hedge and hive, it’s good to be alive...


Full lyrics are on my website at: www.chrisfoster-iceland.com


from Hadelin, track released February 3, 2017
Chris Foster: Vocal and Guitar
Jackie Oates: Five string viola and vocals
Trevor Lines; Five string double bass
Bára Grímsdóttir, Jackie Oates, John Kirkpatrick, Amy Dawson, Jim Causley, Simon Metson, Libby Metson: Vocals

Vocal arrangement by Bára Grímsdóttir


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Chris Foster Reykjavik, Iceland

Chris Foster grew up in the south west of England. A master of his trade, he was recently described as “one of the finest singers and most inventive guitar accompanists of English folk songs, meriting legend status.” Over the past 40 years, he has toured throughout the UK, Europe, Canada and the USA. He has recorded six solo albums as well as working on many collaborative projects. ... more

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