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Heartwood by The Rowan Amber Mill

Released: 20th September 2010.

Formats: Limited Handcrafted Edition CD (die-cut Owl cover). Standard Jewel Case edition.

Songs: 1. English Shire 2. Face Of Flowers 3. Weaving The Willow 4. Happy Home 5. Patchwork Paint 6. Patchwork Paint (Reprise) 7. This Road Gets Lonely 8. The River 9. Asleep 10. Fire In The Wine 11. The Woodcutter 12. The Bees Tell The Trees 13. The Hunter 14. Midnight Mill

Heartwood (a full nine months in the recording and mixing) contains fourteen tracks (all songs written by the band) in a style which the band describes as "Woodland folkadelica". The album contains a brooding set of songs evoking the woodlands and fields through tales of Love and Hate; War and Peace; Death and Loss; Revenge and Redemption and then some more Love.

Heartwood was initially released on CD in two separate editions. A limited individually handcrafted edition and a jewel case edition. The limited handcrafted edition version had a cover made from 50 separate cut-out pieces painstakingly put together to make a guitar playing owl and housed in a hand numbered gatefold CD case (made from eco-friendly 100% recycled chipboard.


"The Rowan Amber Mill and their album Heartwood come across like a British version of first album-era Espers - all melodious vocals, earthly splendor and quiet grace." - Shindig Magazine.

"If you've a taste for haunting, willowy, textured psych-folk in the manner of Trees and Trader Horne, this may be down your lane." - RocknReel magazine.

"Lovely stuff! Get it before it's gone." - Phil McMullen, Terrascope Online.

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