this album, being the follow up to the amazing A Larum, is a phenominal album. there are signs early on of the raw talent, individual sound and cleverness that sold me to JF with the first album, but JF has grown and matured and created some masterpieces of modern folk. Barnacled Warship epitomises why this album may even be better than the first, with a taste of the string-led sound of the first album, but with so much punch and boundless energy, i feel breathless every time i hear it.
from start to finish, this album delivers throughout with each song sounds markedly different to the last. the album starts with something of a grower in Kentucky Pill (for a long time my least… Read more