The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed to provide greater exposure to artists that have impressed the Fatea team. Some are already signed, others are carving a solo trail, releasing songs on their own labels, all are dedicated to their music

Fatea Showcase Sessions are exclusively available for a three month period after which is will never be available again. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are zip files containing high quality, 256kbs, drm free, mp3s. All of this year's sleeves have been designed by David Owen and will form a single piece of art

Showcase Session - One - Spring 09

"Whilst the songs on The Fatea Showcase Sessions come to you, the listener at no charge, they are not free. The writers/performers have put money, time and effort into creating the songs on this compilation for your enjoyment. We hope that you take the time to visit the websites of the artists included here and consider purchasing their music. Fatea hopes that this compilation gives you a taste for folk and roots orientated music and that you will seek out the works of the artists included in this compilation and in the wider music community."

"One" is dedicated to solo artists. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "One" is available from February 1st 09 until April 30th 09.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:One" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "One". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or MySpace etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack. Thanks

One - Artists

Jackie Oates - James Ragbone - Maggie Council - Bob Burke - Rachel Taylor-Beales - Jinski - Aimee Newsome-Stone - Ivor Game - Becky Syson - John Fairhust - Tina Taylor - Simon Jackson - Patsy Matheson - Tessa Bickers - Diana Johnstone - Henry Clements - Lizzie Nunnery

Jackie Oates
Song:Wishfulness Waltz
Biography:Jackie Oates has been establishing herself a reputation as one of England’s finest fiddle singers, picking up awards and nominations along the way for both her solo albums and as a part of other recording projects
Website: http://www.myspace.com/jackieoates

James Ragbone
Song:The Parade
Biography:Acoustic blues folk from his well received debut album “Life In The Twenties”. Listen to more songs via www.myspace.co.uk/jamesragbone or download from his website.
Website: http://www.jamesragbone.com

Maggie Council
Song:Nebraska Avenue
Biography:Maggie Council is a Tampa resident, self taught, multi-instrumental, tenor-to-soprano, singer-songwriter who writes organis, progressive, acoustic music with slinky grooves and intelligent lyrics that explore how people are more alike than different
Website: http://www.maggiecouncil.com

Bob Burke
Song:Siren
Biography:"Acoustic Funk-Folk from the New Forest! From the album, Shadow of Mercury, 'Siren' is a seaborn voyage through a tempest of confusion, temptation and fear. Featuring Gav Jones (Tinderbox/Solstis) on drums, and Aimee Newsome-Stone as the 'Siren'... Not for the faint-hearted"
Website: http://www.myspace.com/bobburkemusic

Rachel Taylor-Beales
Song:Liberty
Biography:Rachel Taylor-Beales has a talent for story telling, with an eye and ear for the ‘real’ world around her. The mix of Folk, Jazz, Country and Americana blends to create a sublime sound that stops you in your tracks
Website: http://www.myspace.com/racheltaylorbeales

Jinski
Song:Hand Of God
Biography:Songwriter Steve Jinski’s northern roots ring through the album ‘Hurry Home’ ably assisted by guitar player Dave Kennedy. This is a collection of carefully crafted songs that come from everywhere, inspired by the trials and tribulations of everyday life.
Website: http://www.jinski.com

Aimee Newsome-Stone
Song:Drive Me Down
Biography:A rising star of the south coast singer songwriter scene, 2008 was a pivotal year for Aimee Newsome-Stone a tour of America with Lou Brown was followed by Aimee taking the step from backing vocalist to solo artist with great results.
Website: http://www.myspace.com/aimeensacoustic

Ivor Game
Song:I Like Being At Home
Biography:Ivor, influenced by The Beatles and Ron Sexsmith continues to tour his short sharp acoustic shows across the UK and beyond. All his singles and albums are available on iTunes and you can also listen and purchase from his website
Website: http://www.ivorgame.com

Becky Syson
Song:Before Now
Biography:When you hear Becky Syson perform live you’ll understand why she’s been described as ‘Sublime Folk Rock’! With countless blooms of first-rate songs and an infectious personality on stage it's no wonder she is highly received by audiences and promoters alike.
Website: http://www.myspace.com/beckysyson

John Fairhurst
Song:Obnox Stomp Remix
Biography:‘Energetic, gifted, ambitious, charming and artistic: these are just a few words that spring to mind after listening to John’s debut album Joys Of Spring.’ ‘One of the most intuitive and creative musicians the UK has to offer.’
Website: http://www.johnfairhurst.co.uk

Tina Taylor
Song:Someday
Biography:A fabulous singer and truly original writer of catchy songs full of interesting content. Playing traditional material with drive and commitment, delicate self-written lullabies with the restraint that keeps you on the edge of your seat and everything between
Website: http://www.myspace.com/tinataylormusic

Simon Jackson
Song:Stainless & Cold Pressed Steel
Biography:‘An up and coming star of the folk scene’ Simon Jackson is a guitar virtuoso, singer, tunesmith, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist working in the English folk tradition. He plays sensitive arrangements of his own and traditional songs and spellbinding instrumentals
Website: http://www.myspace.com/simonguitarjackson

Patsy Matheson
Song:Precious Little Soldier
Biography:Recently described as ‘one of the UK’s great contemporary female folk musicians’ Patsy Matheson, founder member of Waking The Witch has gained an enviable reputation as an outstanding, innovative and genre defying songwriter, singer and guitar player.
Website: http://www.patsymatheson.co.uk

Tessa Bickers
Song:This Song's For You
Biography:"There are many singer songwriters that are highly entertaining, there are a good number that can move me. There are significantly less that are capable of doing both to a high degree. Tessa Bickers is in that small number"
Website: http://www.myspace.com/tessabickers

Diana Johnstone
Song:The Troubled Heart
Biography:Other people say ‘you’ve got a beautiful voice like Baez/Joni…not emulating though just absorbing. I love writing ‘off the wall, close up..& learning, so hopefully will keep growing. Emotions are my trade and images.
Website: http://www.dianajohnstone.com

Henry Clements
Song:Needle And Thread
Biography:Henry Clements inhabits old stories, witnessing them afresh. His songs, unaccompanied and unadorned, are often traditional in mood. Past tales – of joy and pain, triumph, loss, betrayal are brought hauntingly to life in the present.
Website: http://www.myspace.com/henryclements

Lizzie Nunnery
Song:Hungry
Biography:‘It is Lizzie’s enchanting voice that really draws you in to her sublime world…this track could be one of the best songs you’ll hear all year.’ Mike Wilson, Folking.com on “Hungry” “Nu-folk with a knack for melody and some quirky lyrics.” Liverpool.com Magazine
Website: http://www.lizzienunnery.co.uk

"One" is dedicated to solo artists. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "One" is available from February 1st 09 until April 30th 09.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:One" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "One". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or MySpace etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack. Thanks