fairport convention: what we did on our holidays
  • fairport convention

  • what we did on our holidays (LP)

  • sku: UMCLP047
  • Condition: Brand New In Stock
  • 29.99
  • $31.49


  • Format: LP
  • Label: Universal/Polydor
  • Genre: Progressive, Folk

"What We Did On Our Holidays" is considered a landmark album in the British folk rock movement. It marked the beginning of Fairport Convention's exploration of traditional British folk music, a direction that would become more pronounced in their subsequent albums. The addition of Sandy Denny to the lineup is seen as a crucial development, elevating the band's sound and helping to define their musical identity.

The album has been praised for its innovation, musicianship, and the seamless integration of traditional and contemporary elements. Songs like "Fotheringay" and "Meet on the Ledge" have become enduring classics, and the album as a whole remains a beloved and influential work in the folk rock genre. "What We Did On Our Holidays" continues to be celebrated for its artistic achievements and its role in shaping the direction of modern folk music.

Track listing:

  • A1 Fotheringay
  • A2 Mr. Lacey
  • A3 Book Song
  • A4 "The Lord Is In This Place...How Dreadful Is This Place"
  • A5 No Man's Land
  • A6 I'll Keep It With Mine
  • B1 Eastern Rain
  • B2 Nottamun Town
  • B3 Tale In Hard Time
  • B4 She Moves Through The Fair
  • B5 Meet On The Ledge
  • B6 End Of A Holiday