Alison O'Donnell

singer, musician and writer of songs & soundscapes

  • Alison O’Donnell Exotic Masks and Sensible Shoes CD Floating World Records 2019

  • United Bible Studies The Star of The Sea Moves Today To Its Rising CD Deep Water Acres 2017

  • Alison O'Donnell Climb Sheer The Fields Of Peace vinyl/CD/digital Mega Dodo 2017

  • United Bible Studies Rosary Bleeds vinyl Golden Pavilion 2016

  • United Bible Studies Soregh, Murne & Fast 2015.

  • United Bible Studies The Ale's What Cures Ye, MIE 2015.

  • United Bible Studies So As To Preserve The Mystery, Deep Water 2015.

  • The Owl Service & Alison O'Donnell The Fabric of Folk (redux edition), reissue EP, SPC 2015.

  • Firefay & Alison O'Donnell Anointed Queen, Stone Tape CD 2014 and Golden Pavilion vinyl 2016.

  • United Bible Studies, Doineann, A Year in the Country 2014.

  • United Bible Studies, Box Social (live 2009) Reverb Worship 2014.

  • Compilation: Songs from the Black Meadow (Black Meadow Song) 2014 and Mega Dodo 2016.

  • Head South By Weaving & Alison O'Donnell The Execution of Frederick Baker, (vinyl & CD) Ritual Echo 2012/13.

  • Compilation

  • Compilation Buntús Rince: Explorations in Irish Jazz, Fusion & Folk 1969-81. 2019 (Lonely Man by Mellow Candle).

  • The Flooers O' The Forest, Songs and Music of Flodden, 1513-2013, 500th Anniversary (Flodden Field from the EP The Fabric of Folk), Greentrax Recordings.

  • Plankton, A Fruits de Mer Collection, (vinyl) Record Collector, 2013 & (CD) 2016.

  • United Bible Studies & Jozef Van Wissem Downland, (vinyl) Deserted Village/Incunabulum 2010.

  • Mellow Candle Swaddling Songs Plus, (deluxe vinyl set) Rise Above Records 2010.

  • Alison O'Donnell Hey Hey Hippy Witch, Floating World 2009

  • Compilation: The Story of British Folk, Spectrum Music (Mellow Candle, Messenger Birds) 2010

  • Compilation, Sunday Sunshine the world of SNB Records (Mellow Candle) 2008

  • Alison O'Donnell with Head South By Weaving Frozen Warnings/Day is Done Double A-Side Vinyl Single (Fruits de Mer) 2008

  • The Owl Service and Alison O'Donnell The Fabric of Folk EP (Static Caravan) 2008

  • The Blackcap, Osmosys 2006

  • Compilation Strange Coincidences in Specialty Tea Trading Vol. II,

  • Alison O'Donnell & Isabel Ní Chuireáin Mise agus Ise, Osmosys Records

  • Sanctuary Records Group compilation Early Morning Hush, Mellow Candle.

  • Deram compilation various Legend of a Mind, Decca Records (Mellow Candle)

  • Compilation various artists, Celtic-Medieval Collective 12" vinyl, As She Was Crowned So Crowned Were They, Fossil Dungeon (Mellow Candle)

  • Compilation various artists Legends of Ireland, Rhino Records (Mellow Candle)

  • Eishtlinn Eist Linn, Kissing Spell (Spiral)

  • Flibbertigibbet My Lagan Love (live/demos), Kissing Spell

  • Mellow Candle The Virgin Prophet (Unreleased sessions 1969-1970), Kissing Spell

  • Plastik Mak Love Connection, Flash Records

  • Flibbertigibbet Whistling Jigs to the Moon, Stanyan (reissue Kissing Spell)

  • Mellow Candle Swaddling Songs, Decca (reissue See For Miles/Edison Records Japan/Soma

  • Records Korea/Acme Records/Acme/Esoteric)

Guest Recordings

  • Richard Moult Sjoraust, Second Language 2016.

  • Kara J. Richards Refugee Lullaby, Rrrip Records 2015.

  • Richard Moult Last Night I Dreamt of Hibrihteselle, Wild Silence 2015.

  • Dodson and Fogg In A Strange Slumber, Wisdom Twins Records 2014

  • Dodson and Fogg After the Fall, 2014

  • Big Dwarf Towards Abstraction, Ajar Records 2013

  • Raising Holy Sparks Old Times and End Times 2013

  • Moonroot Under the Ancient Oak, Metalhit.com 2012

  • Dodson & Fogg Derring Do, Wisdom Twins 2013

  • The Owl Service The View From a Hill (Rif Mountain) 2010

  • The Owl Service The Burn Comes Down EP (Rif Mountain) 2010

  • Cathedral The Guessing Game (Nuclear Blast) 2010

  • United Bible Studies The Jonah (Camera Obscura) 2009

  • Mr Pine Rewilding (Whiskey Lad Recordings) 2008

  • The Fieldmouse Conspiracy Freedom and the Dream Penguin (WMNY Recordings) 2008

  • Agitated Radio Pilot World Winding Down Double Album (deadslackstring records) 2007

  • Michele Ann Kelly A Breakfast Affair EP

  • Roger Lucey The Road is Much Longer, 3rd Ear Music

  • Colin Shamley Born Guilty, 3rd Ear Music

Bibliography

  • Folk Horror Revival: Harvest Hymns Vol. 1: Twisted Roots, Wyrd Harvest Press 2018.

  • The Incomplete Angler: Ten Years of Fruit de Mer, Dave Thompson 2018.

  • A Seance at Syd's: an Anthology of Modern Acid-Folk-Haunt-Psych-Prog-Space-Radiophonic-Rock Etc Quotes, Dave Thompson, 2015.

  • Seasons They Change (The Story of Acid and Psychedelic Folk), Jeanette Leech, Jawbone, 2010.

  • Electric Eden (Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music), Rob Young, Faber & Faber, 2010.

  • Galactic Ramble edited by Richard Morton Jack, Foxcote Books 2009

  • Beautiful Day: Forty Years of Irish Rock, Sean Campbell, Cork University Press 2005

  • A Seeker's Guide to the Rhythm of Yesteryear, Shiloh Noone, 2004.

  • Irish Folk, Trad and Blues: A Secret History, Colin Harper & Trevor Hodgett, 2005.

  • History of Contemporary Music of South Africa, Garth Chilvers & Tom Jasiukowicz, Toga Publishing 1994.

  • Irish Rock (where it's come from where it's at where it's going) Tony Clayton-Lea & Richie Taylor, Gill and Macmillan '92.

  • Irish Rock, Mark J. Prendergast. The O'Brien Press 1987.

 

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