“The finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation”. (Jon Boden, Bellowhead). Sam Carter performs material from his lauded new album, The No Testament. Three years on from his exciting debut, Keepsakes. Carter infuses his narrative-based songwriting with the sounds of shapenote, gospel and work song.
It’s a “reminder of his bleak, no-nonsense songwriting skills” (The Guardian) from “a sophisticated blender of ancient and modern” (Uncut).
Three years on (from his debut album Keepsakes) the exemplary musicianship is bolder, the vocal arrangements more striking…as penetrating as Richard Thompson’s best work…