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On the Shore
On the Shore
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
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1970 album for British folk rock act.


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All Artists: Trees
Title: On the Shore
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Columbia Europe
Original Release Date: 1/1/1999
Re-Release Date: 11/1/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: British & Celtic Folk, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1


Album Description
1970 album for British folk rock act.

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BrittanyAL | The Garden of Infinite Pleasantries | 10/19/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"...who listens to British folk music to hear killer basslines and drumming? I never did, until hearing this album by Trees. All the comparisons to Fairport Convention are spot on, but at the same time Trees have a very unique approach to the music. While Fairport Convention remind me of traveling bards and the British isles, Trees remind me of a medieval-folk jam session. Some of the tracks carry on a bit improvisationally, but they keep a very nice groove.

"While The Iron Is Hot" is one of my favorites off the album. The opening is deceptive, a pleasant little folk song - then out of holy nowhere you are assaulted with pounding drums that make you question if Keith Moon joined them for the track, and it turns into a cracking good rock song. The basslines are all perfect, and even the guitar work (especialy the jam on "Streets of Derry") is mind-melting.

If you want folk that combines the feathery vocals of female folk with the ballsy instrumention of a band like The Who, you need to get this album.