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 […]

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. […]


Flibbertigibbet was a folk band formed in 1976 in South Africa. In 1978, they released the album Whistling Jigs to the Moon on Stanyan Records. Vocalist Alison O’Donnell and guitarist David Williams hailed from Irish folk-psych legends Mellow Candle, which issued the album Swaddling Songs on Deram in 1972. Members: Alison O’Donnell (vocals), David Williams […]