BILL PRITCHARDSings Poems By Patrick Woodcock

Label: Tapete
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Artikelnummer: 019380 Release Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023


He has been described as the “JD Salinger of Pop” (“Rock And Folk”) and Q Magazine welcomed his come-back album “A Trip To The Coast” (2014 / Tapete Records) as “a welcome return for a long lost treasure”, Francoise Hardy provided backing vocals for his 80s Hit “Tommy & Co”, his albums were produced by people like Ian Broudie and Etienne Daho and recently he was invited as a special guest by Pete Doherty to open his Liverpool show. In a nutshell, since the early 80’s, Bill Pritchard has shown that he is at the top of his game. Now comes Bill Pritchard ‘Sings Poems by Patrick Woodcock’ – a new and exciting venture, a collaboration with the acclaimed Canadian poet Patrick Woodcock.
Woodcock, who has written nine books of poetry and whose work has been translated into 14 languages. has been a Bill Pritchard fan for three decades and during the long, dark lockdown days he decided to reach out to Pritchard and ask if he would write a song based on one of his poems. The beginning of a great (e-mail-) friendship between the award-winning poet living far above the Arctic Circle and the singer / songwriter from the Midlands from which the present album resulted. Bill Pritchard ‘Sings Poems By Patrick Woodcock’ is a work of beauty and a testament to their love and respect for each other’s craft.
The album has everything you expect from a Bill Pritchard album, it haseverything you expect from agreat pop album: Songs of timeless elegance armed with Woodcock ?s amazing poems, multi- layered songs that seem so effortless at the same time. The album contains 11 sparkling guitar pop gems that prove that Pritchard is one of the greats of the genre alongside artists like Lloyd Cole or Roddy Frame.
Bill Pritchard ‘Sings Poems By Patrick Woodcock’ is a joy, an experiment and an artistic triumph, it is as expected a lyrical and musical masterpiece. Here then is Bill Pritchard ‘Sings Poems By Patrick Woodcock’. Enjoy!


01. The Lowering
02. Private Bar
03. Lance
04. Art In G Sharp
05. Floe
06. Wind
07. Electric Typewriter
08 Grave Men
09. Little Ones
10. Tell
11. Balcony