Quick catch-up on a couple of local interviews, both of which dig out some nice background on the Poor Man’s Heaven album and its musical and lyrical approach.

Plymouth Herald / What’s on South West, 27 June 2008

Some good background on a bunch of the tracks. Audio of the interview is available at the bottom of the page. ‘AUDIO: Seth Lakeman talks Poor Man’s Heaven’. What’s on South West / Plymouth Herald, 27 June 2008 »

Western Morning News, 20 June 2008

“The way I’ve written [Solomon Browne] is just a narrative of what happened, and not necessarily playing on emotions because it’s still in people’s hearts”. ‘Folk Icon Nurtures Hard-Edged Sound’, Western Morning News, 20 June 2008 »