The Travelling Fayre

by Solana

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about

Solana's second album, named in honour of the Travelling Fayre tour 2014 which brought fifteen performers to venues and streets in Belgium, France and Spain.

The ten tracks on the album present the whole spectrum of flavours included in their live shows, and comprise eight original compositions and two covers.

credits

released December 19, 2014

All tracks apart from 2 and 3 composed by Solana.
Track 2 composed by Stephan Cooney.
Track 3a traditional Greek, 3b traditional Macedonian.
Lyrics on track 9 written by Johanna Herron.

All tracks arranged and performed by Solana, featuring:
Johanna Herron (vocals, tracks 6 & 9)
Iestyn Griffiths (darabuka, tracks 3 & 9)
Joe Henwood (saxophones, track 4)
Tom Excell (congas, track 8; darabuka, track 3)

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Tom Excell at Henwood Studios.
Produced by Tom Excell and Solana.

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Solana Bristol, UK

Solana play a unique blend of instrumental folk-world and have been enthusing and confusing listeners throughout Europe with their rhythmically complex and harmonically rich sound since their formation in Valencia in 2012.

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Track Name: The Triangle Key
Déjale comer
Ábrete y mira bién
Track Name: Sweet Swing Garden (feat. Johanna Herron)
Welcome home for the next few days, you can leave the real world behind you
Lose yourself don't be afraid to be just who you are
Open your mind, loosen your heart as you walk into the sweet swing garden
I'll meet you beneath the starts in the light of Shangri-La

Lose yourself don't be afraid, we're spinning round and round
Time to get lost in this masquerade, as we dance to Solana
Lose yourself don't be afraid, we're spinning round and round
Time to get lost in this masquerade, on our way to Shambala