Interview: Eliza Carthy 

Here’s a recent audio interview with the always interesting Eliza Carthy, courtesy of M Magazine.
It’s been a quite few years since I saw Eliza Carthy perform (2002, at New Bedford Whaling Museum, along with her parents Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson). I remember young Eliza and her mom singing a beautiful “The Lowlands of Holland,” and the full clan closing with an a cappella “Stars in My Crown.” I’ve always wondered about the meaning of that traditional Methodist hymn. The singer contemplates arriving in Heaven and meeting her Saviour. She then admits, “It would sweeten my bliss in the city of gold, Should there be any stars in my crown.” So, you’re in Heaven, greeted by your Saviour, and you even have your own crown on your head. Yet, you need … just … one … more … thing. Brilliant! [ – Johnny Foreigner – ]

Folk star Eliza Carthy let us in on her PRS for Music Foundation commission for the upcoming New Music Biennial 2017…

Source: Interview: Eliza Carthy – M Magazine

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