Caught by the River

Mercury Music

23rd July 2008

Another year, another list, another pub conversation. “What??”, “Who?”, “Why?” I’m just really pleased that Rachel Unthank & The Winterset have been nominated (for the Mercury Music Prize) for their record ‘The Bairns’. I love this record and they truly lit me up at Glastonbury last month. Genuinely beautiful stuff. But, hey, each to his own, just like that list. Or your list. But have a listen all the same. I wanted to post their rendition of Robert Wyatt’s ‘Sea Song’ but the file is too big (you can listen to it on their myspace), so instead here’s the short but sweet ‘Lull IV; Can’t Stop It Raining’ (JB);