The Moral of the Elephant

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  • Summary: The debut release for the British folk father-daughter duo of Martin & Eliza Carthy was produced by Oliver Knight.
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  1. Jul 2, 2014
    80
    The result is brave, and anything but predictable.
  2. 80
    The way their voices swoop and bend together is a delight.
  3. Mojo
    Jul 24, 2014
    80
    An album of alluring dignity and depth. [Jul 2014, p.93]
  4. Jul 2, 2014
    80
    This is a magnificent album, bridging the generation gap and reminding the listener just how vital and pertinent folk music can be.
  5. Uncut
    Jul 2, 2014
    80
    There's antique gusto, politics, wintry picking from a master, some gothic touches from Britfolk's finest fiddler, and grand notes. [Jul 2014, p.71]
  6. The Wire
    Jul 14, 2014
    80
    What unites them is the boldness of the material and their treatment of it. [Jun 2014, p.48]
  7. Q Magazine
    Jul 2, 2014
    60
    A cut high above your usual tankard-on-the-belt stuff. [Jul 2014, p.103]