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London Reborn is an album of new interpretations of old London folk songs. The recordings seamlessly combine traditional instruments with modern electronica in arrangements that are often strikingly original.
Most of the instruments are played by Simon McKechnie, but the album also features great guests, all of whom are based in South London.
These songs are full of stories...

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to hear the songs and to find out more about them.

to read reviews and articles

to find out about some of the instruments that contribute to the unique sonority of the recordings.

I was playing through Michael Ravens 'One Thousand English Country Dance Tunes' a couple of years ago and was struck by how many beautiful songs about London there are that I hadn't heard before. I started to play around with a couple, got hooked and here we are!
I hope you like the record,

Simon McKechnie