Mellow Candle

Mellow Candle was an Irish folk-rock band, first formed in 1963 as a girl trio. After a one-off single in 1968, they reconfigured as a five piece. Their singular album, Swaddling Songs, appeared in 1972 on Deram. In the late ’90s, the album’s popularity spread globally across the internet, prompting a release of 1969–71-era material […]

Mike Oldfield ‎– Hergest Ridge (1974)

Hergest Ridge is the second album by English composer/multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield, released in 1974 on Virgin. Tracklist: A. “Hergest Ridge (Part One)” (21:40) B. “Hergest Ridge (Part Two)” (18:51) Credits: Mike Oldfield — composer, electric guitar, glockenspiel, sleigh bells, mandolin, timpani, gong, acoustic guitar, Spanish guitar, farfisa organ, Lowrey organ, organ, producer, engineer David Bedford […]

Mellow Candle ‎– Swaddling Songs (1972)

Swaddling Songs is the singular album by Irish folk-rock five-piece Mellow Candle, released in 1972 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Heaven Heath” (3:00) A2. “Sheep Season” (5:01) A3. “Silversong” (4:26) A4. “The Poet and the Witch” (2:51) A5. “Messenger Birds” (3:38) A6. “Dan the Wing” (2:45) B1. “Reverend Sisters” (4:21) B2. “Break Your Token” (2:27) B3. […]