Lost ‘folk noir’ masterpiece Bright Phoebus from Waterson siblings is a chart hit 45 years on

A lost folk “masterpiece”, recorded by a brother and sister duo from Hull, has entered the charts 45 years after its initial release. “I knew Lal wrote son

Just 1,000 copies of Bright Phoebus by Lal and Mike Waterson, a stark album of “folk noir” tales encompassing pagan child slaughter and nuclear apocalypse, were pressed in 1972 [ . . . ] More at: Lost ‘folk noir’ masterpiece Bright Phoebus from Waterson siblings is a chart hit 45 years on – The i newspaper online iNews

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