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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 they will never be available again. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are zip files containing high quality, 256kbs, drm free, mp3s.

Showcase Session - Tracks - Summer 12

"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."

"Tracks" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. 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. "Tracks" is available from May 1st to July 31st 2012.
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"The Fatea Showcase Session:Tracks" 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 "Tracks". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook 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.

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Tracks - Artists

Rusty Shackle - Emma Jane - Ben Jordan - Rachel Hair Trio - Union Jill - Bo Weavil - Two Coats Colder - Michael MacLennan - Lucy Zirins - Plumhall - Martin Gaughan Roberts - Blackbeard's Tea Party -
Polly Barrett - Bob Kirkpatrick - Chris Simmons - Gill Sandell - Wooden Horse - Marc O-Reilly

Rusty Shackle
Song:Sunrise
Biography:Formed in early 2010 the Shackle create a rustic old time sound that conjures up imagery of Mississippi steam boats, seedy show girls and bar room brawls, as well as making a big impression on the festival scene.
Website: http://www.rustyshackle.com

Emma Jane
Song:Sunday, Monday Blues
Biography:Since Emma Jane's first few gigs in 2005 she has developed both as an artist and a songwriter. With a unique blend of country, soul & blues, combined with one of the "most distinctive, rich and bluesy vocals you will hear" and a beautifully haunting collection of material.
Website: http://www.emmajane.official.com

Ben Jordan
Song:Free Your Wheels
Biography:While he will always be learning and honing his craft, on guitar, as a songwriter and as a vocalist. The time has come for Ben to step into a larger arena and share his considerable gifts. For he's truly an apprentice no more!
Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/benjordan

Rachel Hair Trio
Song:The Eccentric's Emporium
Biography:One of the leading bands on Scotland's vibrant folk scene, the Rachel Hair Trio presents a sparkling blend of melodic harp mastery, rootsy songs and sophisticated rhythmical drive and crackling, passionate performance.
Website: http://www.rachelhair.com

Union Jill
Song:Sisterhood
Biography:Union Jill are now establishing themselves as a long-standing and growing presence in the acoustic/folk world. They achieve some spellbinding effects with their voices and instruments having developed their own approach to the folk/acoustic genre.
Website: http://www.unionjill.org

Bo Weavil
Song:Mother's Blues
Biography:We know that you know that behind every blockbusting boyband, glamorous gaggle of giggling girls, plaintive cry of unrequited love and strident scream of wild psychedelia lies appalachian old time music Bo Weavil, bring you old time country blues .... we hope you like it.
Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/boweavil

Two Coats Colder
Song:The Ice Cream Songs
Biography:The music of Two Coats Colder is influenced by the compelling storytelling and evocative melodies of traditional and contemporary folk music from both sides of the Atlantic, and by the land and people around us - the emotions, relationships, landscapes, seascapes ...
Website: http://www.twocoatscolder.com

Michael MacLennan
Song:Wolves
Biography:Scottish pianist, singer and songwriter., Michael MacLennan has just release his new album, 'Wolves'. The collection of 11 songs was recorded over the past 18 months at the Depot studios in Edinburgh with some great friends and musicians.
Website: http://www.michaelmaclennan.co.uk

Lucy Zirins
Song:Hours To Waste
Biography:Lucy Zirins is blessed with a musical passion that takes audiences on unforgettable emotional journeys. A singer-songwriter in the acoustic blues tradition, she transitions seamlessly from the raw energy of blues and gospel into the sweetness of jazz and soul.
Website: http://www.facebook.com/lucyzirins

Plumhal
Song:Uniondale
Biography:Plumhall features Michelle Plum(Ex Chumbawamba) and Nick B Hall. Likened in the press to Springsteen and Emmylou, Michelle and Nick's music is haunting and rootsy with electrifying musicianship and unearthly harmonies. New album "Smoke & Mirrors" from:
Website: http://www.plumhall.co.uk

Martin Gaughan Roberts
Song:America
Biography:Martin Gaughan Roberts is a singer songwriter originally from the northern territories, who for the past thirty years or so has quietly been writing songs. Now after a sudden awareness, Martin has created a live 'unplugged album' titled 'just keep breathing'.
Website: http://www.martingaughanroberts.com

Blackbeard's Tea Party
Song:I Want A Pizza And A Drink
Biography:Funky folk tunes, saucy songs and an infectious stage energy, Blackbeard's Tea Party mix fiddles & squeezeboxes, guitar noise & synth bass, and a feast of international hand percussion to bring you an unforgettable folk-rock extravaganza.
Website: http://www.blackbeardsteaparty.com

Polly Barrett
Song:Synchronicity
Biography:Polly Barrett began her music career as a busker on the streets of Cork City. Her mellow, folksy songs and clear, easy voice reflect her love of nature and matters of the heart. Polly's well received debut album entitled 'Mr. Bookshop' was released in October'11.
Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/pollybarrett

Bob Kirkpatrick
Song:Shock And Surprise
Biography:Dorset Based singer-songwriter delivers material that reflect events in the big wide world on one hand and the small personal stories we can all relate to on the other. He maintains the great songwriting tradition that, at the end of the day, songs reflect the world they're from.
Website: http://www.bobkirkpatrick.co.uk

Chris Simmons
Song:Charcoal Carousel
Biography:Chris Simmons is a Brighton based singer songwriter. He has just finished recording his debut album "The Boy Will Learn" which includes songs co-written with Chris Difford of the legendary English band "Squeeze" . The record is out autumn 2012.
Website: http://www.facebook.com/chrissimmonsmusic

Gill Sandell
Song:Will I Lose My Love?
Biography:Gill Sandell has developed rapidly as an independent singer/songwriter and guitarist in the last few years. She also plays accordion and flute – sings backing vocals – as part of Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo, and collaborates regularly with other musicians and bands.
Website: http://www.gillsandell.com/

Wooden Horse
Song:Hell Ain't Going Home
Biography:Comprising of the powerful vocals and guitar of Jamie Knight and the bottleneck and finger-picking skills of Ben Church – Wooden Horse perform a mix of country blues, bluegrass, Americana and originals all filled with classic harmonies and great playing.
Website: http://www.woodenhorsemusic.co.uk

Marc O'Reilly
Song:Hail
Biography:Marc O'Reilly's roots may lie in Waterford and France, but his sound rests somewhere between the American-influenced folk blues of Peter Green and contemporaries such as Ray LaMontagne and Gomez. Marc reveals himself as an excellent guitarist with fantastic fretwork.
Website: http://www.marcoreillymusic.com

"Tracks" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. 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. "Tracks" is available from May 1st to July 31st 2012.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:Tracks" 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 "Tracks". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook/MySpace/Blog etc 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.

If you can help promote the Fatea Showcase Sessions, you can get an A4 Flyer Here. Links always welcome, Thanks