The Art Of Making Faces

by annA rydeR

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A long time in the making this new studio album is 13 of annA’s original songs plus a live bonus track. Featuring Dave Pegg, Clive Bunker, Alan Thomson, Spencer Cozens, Chris Leslie, Oonagh Ryder, Mason Le Long, Noel Le Long, Simon Nicol, Chas McDevitt and others, there are 17 musicians on this album not to mention a 50-strong choir.
This is annA’s most ambitious album yet with 13 very diverse songs which include Bring Me Back My Feathers and Watching The Waves.

Recorded and mixed between 2014 and 2016 at Heathcote Studios, Blue Moon Studios and Steinway Recording.



released July 6, 2016

annA rydeR - Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Keyboard, Accordion, Banjo, French horns, Trumpets, Percussion, Sound FX
Dave Pegg - Bass
Clive Bunker - Drums, Percussion and Sound FX
Spencer Cozens - Keyboards
Alan Thomson - Bass
Chris Leslie - Whistle
Oonagh Ryder - Vocal
Mason Le Long - Drums
Noel Le Long - Mandolin
Simon Nicol - Speaking
Hugh Rashleigh - Tuba
Chas McDevitt - Turmpet
Kelvin Leitch - Snare
Marion Fleetwood - Vocal
Gerry Colvin - Vocal
Keith Donnelly - Vocal
Peter Wimpenny - Clarinet
Jonathan Waller - Guitar
Songlines Community Choir Warwick led by Bruce Knight
Mark Lee - Clocks
Chloreen Scragg - Demonica and Geronium
Pip Macintosh - Percussion



annA rydeR England, UK

annA rydeR is an original and inventive singer-songwriter with a musical style which spans an array of genres. A multi- instrumentalist with a poetic, intimate lyricism communicating her unique take on the world around her.

annA has played all over the UK and Europe, from small clubs to large festivals, and has six studio albums under her belt, featuring some of British folk's finest musicians.
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