Smithfield Fair | The Longing

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The Longing

by Smithfield Fair

Warm and intricate vocal harmonies over exciting acoustic instrumentation - a modern uplift to a comfortable pop sound reminiscent of the 60's/70's.
Genre: Pop: Folky Pop
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1. The Longing
4:11 album only
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2. In Twilight
3:47 album only
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3. Where the Rippling Waters Flow
6:16 album only
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4. Going to the Moon
3:07 album only
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5. Separate Rockets
2:29 album only
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6. Radio
2:58 album only
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7. No Use In Crying
5:14 album only
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8. Jewel Found
2:28 album only
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9. Written on the Wing
3:59 album only
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10. Lasting Effects
3:13 album only
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11. Laughing in the Face of the Moon
3:10 album only
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12. An Ancient Tune
2:04 album only
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13. Plenty of Time
5:03 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Entering their 21st year, the singer/songwriters of Smithfield Fair return to a sound reminiscent of their former days as Charmer. A polished acoustic-pop sound displays the diversity that has become a staple of their albums - mixing Celtic, pop, folk, jazz, gospel, classical and rock elements. This album features special appearances by Terry Kirkman (recorder, writer of "Cherish" and founding member of The Association), Steve Conn (John Hiatt, Shelby Lynn, Bonnie Raitt, Sonny Landreth), Mark Menikos (Brothers 3, Bard's Crossing, Texas Gypsies), guitarist J. David Praet (The Dots), and percussion by Merel Bregante (The Sunshine Company, Loggins & Messina, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Poco, Sarah Pierce). Possibly a nod to the "sunshine pop" harmonies of the folk-rock era, the songs on the album are fun, full of energy, and thoughtful. Between their days as Charmer and Smithfield Fair, this trio represents four decades of songcraft and performance energy. It's all apparent on this album.

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