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You Never Were Much of a Dancer

by Gwenifer Raymond

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    12" Vinyl LP of 'You Never Were Much of a Dancer'

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    'You Never Were Much of a Dancer' on CD, in gatefold card case (with exclusive artwork).

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***** 'a profound talent’ The Guardian
**** ‘an immersive debut’ The Observer
8/10 ‘stunningly confident, in full possession of its art’ Uncut
‘raw, virtuosic’ Mojo

Debut full length album, featuring the tracks:

01: Off to See the Hangman, Pt. I
02: Sometimes There's Blood
03: Idumea
04: Off to See the Hangman, Pt. II
05: Face Down Strut
06: Laika's Song
07: Oh, Command Me Lord !
08: Sweep It Up
09: Requiem for John Fahey
10: Dance of the Everlasting Faint
11: Bleeding Finger Blues
12: Sack 'em Up, Pt. I / Sack 'em Up, Pt. II
13: It Was All Sackcloth and Ashes


released June 29, 2018

All song written and played by Gwenifer Raymond, with the exception of Idumea [traditional]

Recorded and Mixed by David Hawkes
Cover Photo by Carol White
Back Cover Photo by Jimmy Guest
Design by Susan Archie



Gwenifer Raymond Brighton, UK

Sparse American primitive instrumentals drawn from the roots music of Mississippi and Appalachia. Influenced by the likes of Skip James, John Fahey, Roscoe Holcomb and John Hurt.


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