Friday 23 April 2021

Paul Bond with Martin Carthy, Danny Carnahan & Robin Petrie - In Sight of the Mountain (Rare 1985 Folk LP from New Zealand on Cityfolk Record)



A beautiful pastoral folk gem from New Zealand singer/songwriter Paul Bond from his 1985 album 'In Sight of the Mountain' released on the private Hastings-based Cityfolk label.
The record is a beautiful listen full of catchy songwriting, evocative lyrics, exquisite finger-picked guitars and tender vocals.
Sparse songs based around vocal and guitars with touches of keyboards, electric bass, percussion, mandolin and flute.
Overall, it is a type of album that perfectly encapsulates the landscapes of rural New Zealand through song - the country's lush countryside, inland mountains and rugged coasts.
If you are a fan of folk baroque guitar playing and English folk legends such as Bert Jansch and John Renbourn then you will love this album.
Ideal for chilling out or late-night listening.
(reviewed by urbanpharaoh on YouTube)

Paul Bond has been helped for this record by the great Martin Carthy (guitar), Danny Carnahan (mandolin, guitar, fiddle) and Robin Petrie (percussion).

 A very rare and very interesting record ... really a grower ...

 ... in a very great condition (complete with lyrics sheet and insert).

Listen to these tracks :


This album is full of little gems !

Record : EXC
Cover : VG++ to EXC (see pictures)
Lyrics sheet : VG+ & Insert : VG++
Price : 120,00 Euros (+ postage costs by registered parcel calculated by the Belgian Post office)
Payment : PAYPAL only
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