The Sampler

Tuesday 28 October 2014, with Nick Bollinger

The Sampler for 28 October 2014

French for Rabbits sunlight
French for Rabbits. Photo supplied.

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews a Red Hot tribute to the late Arthur Russell; a second collection of country funk from the Light In The Attic label; the quiet pop of Canterbury band French For Rabbits and only the third album in forty-five years from freak-folk figurehead Vashti Bunyan.

Music Details:

Red Hot Arthur RussellArtist: Various
Songs: Tell You (Today), Oh Fernanda Why, Hiding Your Present From You, It’s All Over Your Face, This Love Is Crying, Go Bang
Album: Master Mix: Red Hot & Arthur Russell
Label: Yep Roc


Country Funk IIArtist: Various
Songs: Pay Day Give Away, Rising Sun,Tulsa Turnaround, Shotgun Willie, Long Time To Get Old,
Album: Country Funk II
Label: Light In The Attic


French for Rabbits SpiritsArtist: French For Rabbits
Songs: Seafarer, Spirits, Woke Up To A Storm, Cold, Gone Gone Gone, Goat
Album: Spirits
Label: Lefse


Vashti Bunyan HeartleapArtist: Vashti Bunyan
Songs: Across The Water, Shell, Holy Smoke, Mother, Heartleap
Album: Heartleap
Label: FatCat