Tanteeka, A New Tradition


(1997) Osmosys Records OSMOCD013


Tanteeka is a band composed of Blowzabella’s members Jo Freya and Andy Cutting, plus Alice Kinloch and Olly Knight. The work is very beautiful and varied. It includes beautiful compositions by Jo Freya as well as two songs written by Gilles Chabenat. Really fantastic is the version of "Pierre de Grenoble". The booklet is elegant beginning with the composition of the cover by Dean Rogers.


Tanteeka è una band composta dai "Blowzabella" Jo Freya e Andy Cutting, cui si aggiungono Alice Kinloch e Olly Knight. Il lavoro è molto bello, e vario:belle le composizioni di Jo Freya così come i due brani scritti da Gilles Chabenat. Davvero splendida la versione di "Pierre de Grenoble". Il booklet è elegante a cominciare dalla composizione di copertina, opera di Dean Rogers.



A Laxity of Morals (3:32) - Pierre De Grenoble (3:16) - Midnight Feast (3:38) - Ouvrez La Porte (4:17) - Day to Day (Up to Here) (2:34) - Mikenda (3:11) - Claire Conner's Lament (5:37) - Laurel's Retreat (3:20) - Rossignolet (4:29) - Thing (4:29) - Watching the Grass Grow (3:10) - Broomfield Wager (4:13) - Steel Works (2:57) - Le Soir Venu (4:33)



Andy Cutting, diatonic accordions - Jo Freya, soprano & tenor saxophones, clarinet, bass clarinet, 'D' whistle, low 'D' whistle, lead and backing vocals - Alice Kinloch, trombone, tuba, euphonium, lead and backing vocals - Oliver  Knight, electric and acoustic guitar


Recorded and engineered by Ray Williams and Oliver Knight at Panda Sound, Robin Hood's Bay - Mastered at Stevenson's Cottage, North Dalton - Sleeve note by Alice Kinloch - Photography by Dean Rogers