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SETH LAKEMAN – FREEDOM FIELDS 15TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR & DELUXE REISSUE

Aug 25, 2021

Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2005 for ‘Kitty Jay’.  It catapulted Lakeman into the forefront of the new British folk movement and his follow up was the gold-selling ‘Freedom Fields’ which was released twice in 2006. Produced by his brother Sean Lakeman it came out on iScream and was then re-released by Relentless (EMI) where it went on to become Seth’s first of 6 UK Top 40 albums.

To celebrate the 15th anniversary, Seth played a one-off online broadcast of the album in its entirety and has now announced a huge tour this Autumn playing the album, which includes ‘Lady of the Sea’, ‘King and Country’ and ‘White Hare’, plus other favourites.

LADY OF THE SEA (LIVE 2021)

 

Seth says “I’m really excited to be touring Freedom Fields for its 15th anniversary with a full band! It’s a collection of songs hugely inspired by the Westcountry where I still live. It’s been great revisiting some of the songs which I’ve not played live for a long time.”

Freedom Fields helped Seth build on his traditional cult following but found him a whole new audience for his rhythmic, captivating brand of indie-folk song writing. He was named Folk Singer of the Year, and ‘Freedom Fields’ awarded Album Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2007.

Freedom Fields is being re-released later this year on CD, Double Vinyl – Limited Edition Coloured & Black – all with exclusive bonus content including unreleased tracks and rare demos.

“Delicious harmonies and the occasional fiery fiddle are the order of the day, with his impressive song-writing skills shining out of every tune.” BBC Music (Freedom Fields)

Tour Dates as Follows:

NOVEMBER 2021

Tue            02                PLYMOUTH St Andrews Church

Wed           03                EXETER Cathedral

Thu             04                LLANDELLI Ffwenes

Fri               05               GUILDFORD G Live

Sat              06               BEXHILL De La Warr Pavilion

Sun             07               YEOVIL Westlands

Mon            08               LEEDS City Varieties Music Hall

Tue             09               OXFORD SJE Arts

Wed            10               BIRMINGHAM Town Hall

Thu             11                NEWARK Palace Theatre

Fri               12                BATH Forum

Sat              13                CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange

Sun             14                SOUTHEND Palace Theatre

Mon             15                MILTON KEYNES The Stables

Tue              16                LONDON Union Chapel

Wed             17                MANCHESTER Stoller Hall

Thu              18                BUXTON Opera House

For more information visit:  www.sethlakeman.co.uk

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