Martin Simpson 'Trials and Tribulations' 2xLP
World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years Trails and Tribulations on Topic Records. Produced and engineered by Andy Bell, Trails and Tribulations features some of Martin's most inventive playing yet, showcasing his virtuosity on a variety of instruments including acoustic guitars, resonator guitars, Weissenbown lap steel guitar, electric guitars, 5 string banjo, ukulele and voice.
Guest musicians on the new album are: Ben Nicholls (string bass and electric bass guitars), Toby Kearney (drums and percussion), Nancy Kerr (fiddle and viola), Andy Cutting (diatonic accordion and melodeon), John Smith (electric guitar and backing vocals), Helen Bell (strings), Amy Newhouse-Smith (backing vocals) and, for the first time on record, his daughter Molly Simpson on vocals.
Catalogue number: VIN180LP124
Label: Vinyl 180 / Topic