Mary Hampton – #7 in Folk Roots albums of the year 2011

Congratulations to Brighton’s Mary Hampton, whose album Folly was voted 7th best of the year in the Folk Roots end of year critics poll! A special mention too to The Oysterband – who aren’t normally associated with Brighton but whose drummer Dil Davies lives in Hanover – their album with June Tabor, Ragged Kingdom, was voted top. You can read the full results of their critic’s poll here. We’ll be casting our eyes over other year end polls looking for other Brighton acts who have done well this year. I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Metronomy album cropping up here or there.

In the meantime, back to Mary Hampton. Here’s a video of one of the tracks from Folly; this is Honey in the Rock:

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