The Rowan Amber Mill releases

Silent Night Songs for a Cold Winter's Evening by Angeline Morrison and The Rowan Amber Mill

Silent Night Songs for a Winter's Evening by Angeline Morrison and The Rowan Amber Mill

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Formats: Handcrafted, hand-numberd, numbered limited edition CDr in choice of white glossy digipak or recycled folky buff digipak. Standard Download from iTunes /Amazon etc. Deluxe Download exclusively via Bandcamp.

Released: 8th December 2014.

CAT No: milledcd007

Tracks: 1. Silent Night 2. Cold Winter Morning 3. I Saw Three Ships 4. Sleepy Woodyard 5. Wassail 6. Silent Night (Instrumental).

Silent Night Songs for a Cold Winter's Evening is the result of a collaboration between The Rowan Amber Mill and singer/songwriter/producer Angeline Morrison (of Freestyle Records, The Mighty Sceptres, The Ambassadors of Sorrow). The six track mini-album is a collection of seasonal songs (traditional carols, a wassail and newly-penned tracks) evoking a pastoral woodland idyll in the depths of winter. The pro-grade CDr is housed in a handcrafted digipack in choice of glossy white or recycled folky buff card featuring a hand drawn ink illustration by Angeline and full color CDr.

The CDs are available to buy in our online shop, Also, you can buy / download direct from our Digital Emporium as well as all the usual online places Amazon, iTunes, CDbaby etc.

An Deluxe Download version including a four previously unreleased earlier tracks. expanded artwork and lyrics, is available exclusively from The Rowan Amber Mill Bandcamp.

 

The Book of the Lost by Emily Jones and The Rowan Amber Mill

The Book of the Lost by Emily Jones and The Rowan Amber Mill

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Formats: Limited Deluxe Edition CD. Standard CD. Standard Download from iTunes /Amazon. Deluxe Download via Bandcamp.

Released: CD: 31 October 2013 (limited release exclusive to our websites) and 5th March 2014 (general release). Download: 24th October 2014.

CAT No: OWLMILL006

Tracks: 1. The Book of the Lost opening titles 2. "Back, I command you!" 3. Marsh Thing 4. "...the young men ... succumb to this turbulent rage.." 5. The Villagers 6. "Hey man, tell us more about these selkies..." 7. A Necklace of Shells 8. "But Justice, they have poisoned him..." 9. Middlewitch Lake 10. The Book of The Lost Instrumental theme.

"Romantic folk narratives with a dark-woods chill of pastoral melancholy. The die-cut limited edition (containing lobby cards for each film) is particularly lovely. ***/5" - Mojo Magazine Feb 2014.

The Book of the Lost was a result of a year long collaboration between Emily Jones and The Rowan Amber Mill was a complete soundtrack to a set of imaginary folk horror films and an accompanying TV series.

The Book of the Lost was initially released on CD in two separate editions. A limited deluxe edition that includes the standard edition digipack release along with a hand-numbered, die-cut slipcase housing 5 full colour repro lobby cards. The standard edition is a a full colour four panel professionally printed digipack housing the professionally pressed CD and a lyric booklet.

Available to buy in our online shop. and at www.thebookofthelost.co.uk, Also, you can buy / download it direct from our Digital Emporium as well as all the usual online places bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes, CDbaby etc.

A Deluxe Download version includes two previously unreleased exclusive bonus tracks, two promo films, artwork etc, is available exclusively from The Rowan Amber Mill Bandcamp and Owltextures Bandcamp sites.

 

For more information go to thebookofthelost.co.uk & facebook.com/thebookofthelost

 

Heartwood by The Rowan Amber Mill

Heartwood by The Rowan AMber Mill

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Formats: Limited Edition handcrafted CD. Standard CD. Download.

Released: 20 September 2010.

CAT No: milledcd005 / (005x)

Tracks: 1. English Shire 2. Face Of Flowers 3. Weaving The Willow 4. Happy Home 5. Patchwork Paint 6. Patchwork Paint (Reprise) 7. This Road Gets Lonely 8. The River 9. Asleep 10. Fire In The Wine 11. The Woodcutter 12. The Bees Tell The Trees 13. The Hunter 14. Midnight Mill.

Heartwood (which took a full nine months to record and mix) contains fourteen tracks (all songs written by the band) in a style which the band describes as "Woodland folkadelica". The album contains a brooding set of songs evoking the woodlands and fields through tales of Love and Hate; War and Peace; Death and Loss; Revenge and Redemption and then some more Love.

Heartwood was initially released on CD in two separate editions. A limited individually handcrafted edition and a jewel case edition. The limited handcrafted edition version has a cover made up of 50 separate cut out pieces painstakingly put together to make a guitar playing owl and housed in a hand numbered gatefold CD case (made from eco-friendly 100% recycled chipboard).

Available to buy in our online shop. Also, you can buy / download it direct from our Digital Emporium as well as all the usual online places bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes, CDbaby etc.

Read reviews of Heartwood in our reviews section.

 

Midsummers by The Rowan Amber Mill

Midsummers by The Rowan Amber Mill

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Formats: Limited Edition handcrafted CD. Standard CD. Download.

Released: 24th June 2009.

CAT No: milledcd004 / (004x)

Tracks: 1. Sumer Is A Cumen In (Olde & Moderne) 2. Sumer Is A Cumen In (Medieval Carnivale) 3. Greenwood 4. Blood & Bones (2009) 5. Corndolly 6. The Paper Owl and Golden Hare 7. Spinning and Singing 8. Sumer Is A Cumen In (Darke Instrumentale) 9. Midsummers 10. Blood And Bones (2008) - Bonus Track on CD.

A unique and exquisite take on pastoral psychedelic-folk, with echoes of The Wicker Man and natures elements. A 35 minute mini-album themed around and elements and feelings emanating from Summer. Midsummers includes 7 completely new songs, a new and radically different version of Blood and Bones (plus the original version only previously available from us on our download ep). Plus an new updated and remastered version of Spinning and Singing.

Released in both a limited edition handcrafted CD case (made from eco-friendly 100% recycled chipboard) and a standard jewel case edition. Both come with a with a four page full colour booklet containing exclusive artwork and liner notes.

Available to buy in our online shop. Also, you can buy / download it direct from our Digital Emporium as well as all the usual online places bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes, CDbaby etc.

Read reviews of Midsummers in our reviews section.

 

folk devils and moral panics by The Rowan Amber Mill

folk devils and moral panics by The Rowan Amber Mill Download from Bandcamp

Formats: Deluxe Download only.

Released: 24th August 2008.

CAT No: milled003

Tracks: 1. The Hunter 2. Blood And Bones 3. Saturnalia 4. Spinning And Singing 5. A Miller's Tale 6. Wassail (Cider Lolly Mix).

The debut release by The Rowan Amber Mill, a six track collection of dark folk tunes, that were recorded whilst the band were still assembling. The download only ep was originally released in 2008 on the way ahead of its time, but now sadly demised indmill.com (ethical download site).

With the demise of indmill, in September 2011 the band put together a deluxe download package available exclusively from BandCamp.com. You can stream the ep on BandCamp for free, and if you buy the mini-album you can decide how much you'd like to pay. The download is available in various formats including full CD quality, and download package includes cover art, promo CD artwork, a lyric sheet, liner notes and song notes.

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Heartwood quotes

"Having quietly raved about the Rowan Amber Mill's previous release, it's a real pleasure to be able to turn our attention this time to 'Heartwood'". "The album's well worth seeking out. Lovely stuff! Get it before it's gone." Terrascope.co.uk

"The Rowan Amber Mill and their album Heartwood come across like a British version of first album-era Espers - all melodious vocals, earthly splendor and quiet grace." Shindig magazine.

"Few tellers of whispered woodland tales tell them so effectively as The Rowan Amber Mill ". " To cure your ills just take a dose of its idyllic folk beauty and drift off into another wholly more peaceful and wonderful world - you'll love every second". "In all Heartwood offers 14 tracks to relish and savour - and when you hear them you will, no question" . www.folkwords.com

Read the full reviews of Heartwood in our reviews section.

 

Midsummers quotes

"If you are already a fan of folk-psych outfit The Owl Service you'll love these guys too." Terrascope.co.uk

"Midsummers" is beautiful, interesting, intriguing and a wonderful craft." The Shadows Commence.com

"A fine introduction to The Rowan Amber Mill. To discover gentle tranquility this summer there's not too much better for your soul than their music". - www.folkwords.com

"The mystical and majestic "Midsummers" album, an album of English folklore and themes. You can almost smell the cut grass in the hay meadow, watching the windmill turn in the breeze whilst enjoying a countryside picnic and yet at the same time be reminded that nature can be dark and beautiful as well as pretty and faye". Fatea Magazine

Read the full reviews of Midsummers in our reviews section.

 

Misc quotes

"Working to an epic scale, The Rowan Amber Mill are intense and magnificent on "Blood and Bones", a hypnotic banjo adding menace to the tune, whilst an incessant drone nags away at the back of your mind." Terrascope.co.uk

Read the full reviews of The Rowan Amber Mill in our reviews section.

 

 

The Rowan Amber Mill's appearances on compilations.

 

The Delaware Road .

The Delaware Road

Format: CD. Download.

Released: October 2015.

Label: Buried Treasure

The Rowan Amber Mill contribute atrack to this nineteen track album. "The Delaware Road is a psychological thriller and an audio-visual treat for fans of archived electronica, far out jazz & haunted folk grooves". The Delaware Road also includes tracks by The Dandelion Set, Revbjelde, Howlround, Loose Capacitor, Robin Lee, The Twelve Hour Foundation amongst others.

A live soundtrack performance of the album took place in November 2015.

Songs from the Black Meadow.

Songs from the Black Meadow

Format: CD. Download.

Released: 21st October 2014 .

Label: Exiled

The Rowan Amber Mill combined with Angeline Morrison with their joint composition The Meadow's Call. This fifteen track album, inspired by Chris Lambert's book Tales from The Black Meadow included tracks by Alisson O'Donnel, The Hare And The Moon, Emily Jones, Wyrdstone, The Souless Party, Kid Moxie amongst others.

A book of the same name containing the lyrics to all the songs, plus a brand new Black Meadow tale has also been published..

More information about The Black Meadow project can be found here.

Hail Be You Soevereigns, Lief And Dear.

hail be you sovereigns leif and dear

Format: Double CD. Download.

Released: Dec 2012.

Label: Cold Spring

CAT No: CSR178CD

The Rowan Amber Mill contributed an early and previously unreleased version of On Ridgeway Fields to this thirty track double CD compilation of darke British folk music. Other folks on the CD include Mary Jane, The Hare And The Moon, Galley Beggar, and Andrew King.

This was the third double CD release in the series of releases entitled Dark Britannica.

The Active Listener's 1st Birthday compilation.

We bring you a king with a head of gold

Format: Cassette Tape. Download.

Released: October 2012.

Label: Active Listener

The Rowan Amber Mill contributed a sonic version of their song Mandrake, Hemlock And Rye (Ergotism Version) to this project released to celebrate the first birthday of the Active Listener website. The release also includes contributions from Sproatly Smith, The Hare And The Moon and Emily Jones.

The limited edition cassette is available from the Active Listener site. You can download the compilation (and stream direct) on BandCamp.

We Bring You A King With A Head Of Gold - Various Artists.

We bring you a king with a head of gold

Format: Double CD. Download.

Released: 2010.

Label: Cold Spring

CAT No: CSR100CD

The Rowan Amber Mill contributed an extended version of Blood And Bones (Ciderdelica Mix) to this thirty four track double CD compilation of darke British folk music. Other folks on the CD include Sproatly Smith, Wyrdstone, Barron Brady, The Hare And The Moon, The Kittiwakes, Telling The Bees and Corncrow.

This was the second double CD release in the series of releases entitled Dark Britannica. The first in the series, entitled John Barleycorn Reborn, included contributions by The Owl Service, Sharron Kraus, Sol Invictus and The Straw Bear Band.

The third double CD release in the series of releases entitled Hail Be You Sovereigns is due for release late in 2012.

Beyond The Pale - Various Artists.

We bring you a king with a head of gold

Format: Double CD. Download.

Released: February 2009.

Label: Sideways Through Sound.

The Rowan Amber Mill contributed an exclusive version of Blood And Bones to this deluxe twenty track double CD compilation.This wonderful and lavishly presented limited edition double CD was released by Sideways Through Sound - a cult Australian radio show. The compilation also featured tracks by Arborea, Silver Pines, The Gentle Good and Dean McPhee.