Haringey Lullaby

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    'This is a bittersweet folk-electric concept album, influenced by his time spent in London, and the songs range from the slow and personal From the South Bank to Soho, which features exquisite viola work from Sam Sweeney, to the remarkable Drop the Bomb, which starts as a gentle ballad backed by the piano of Neil Cowley (of Adele fame) and ends as a furious electric guitar workout.’ **** The Guardian

    '‘…like one of his heroes Richard Thompson, Carter has the ability to enthral with just one climactic chord when he moves effortlessly into rock guitar mode and the jagged contrast with his softer side makes it all the more effective' fRoots

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lyrics

Sleep little one, dream on, dream on
Sleep now your bed is safe and warm
Now your home is not a raging storm
Dream on little one, dream on

Sleep little one, dream on, dream on
Sleep now the worst has been and gone
As you rest in peace a world away
From sleepless nights in Haringey
Dream on little one, dream on

How can we let you lie
Without a lullaby?
When we now how you heard your last ‘goodnight’?
Dream on little one, dream on
Dream on little one, dream on
Dream on little one, dream on
Dream on

credits

from How The City Sings, released April 8, 2016
Sam Carter - Guitar, Vocals
Neil Cowley - Piano

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‘Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection’ Songlines

2010 BBC Folk Awards Horizon Award Winner

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